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Recent themes in historical thinking : historians in conversation

Author: Donald A Yerxa; Historical Society (Boston, Mass.).
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2008.
Series: Historians in conversation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering a look at trends in methods of historical inquiry, this book includes topics of historical inquiry as the impact of postmodernism on the field, the relationship between professional and  Read more...

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Recent themes in historical thinking.
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608680764
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Yerxa; Historical Society (Boston, Mass.).
ISBN: 9781570037405 157003740X 9781570037412 1570037418
OCLC Number: 175289977
Notes: Compiles articles that originally appeared in Historically speaking.
Description: vi, 141 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Historical inquiry and thinking today / Donald A. Yerxa --
Are we asking too much of history? / Allan Megill --
What is history now? : an interview with David Cannadine / Donald A. Yerxa --
On the current state of history : an interview with Richard J. Evans / Donald A. Yerxa --
Collective memory, history education, and historical consciousness / Peter Seixas --
Historical thinking is unnatural --
and immensely important : an interview with Sam Wineburg / Joseph S. Lucas --
Popular and professional history / John Lukacs --
public use of history / Jeremy Black --
Postmodernism and the truth of history / C. Behan McCullagh --
Postmodernism and historical inquiry : spoiled for choice? / Beverley Southgate --
Postmodernism and historiography / Willie Thompson --
Telling it like it wasn't / Richard J. Evans --
Is the dark light enough? / Edward Ingram --
Good history needs counterfactuals / Richard Ned Lebow --
Counterfactuals and the historical imagination / William H. McNeill --
new counterfactualists / Allan Megill --
Alternate history and memory / Gavriel Rosenfeld --
Counterfactualism defended / Jeremy Black --
When do counterfactuals work? / Robert Cowley --
Response / Richard J. Evans.
Series Title: Historians in conversation.
Responsibility: edited by Donald A. Yerxa.
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