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History and Identity

Authors

Stefan Berger, University of Manchester

Description

This introduction to contemporary historical theory and practice shows how issues of identity have shaped how we write history. Stefan Berger charts how a new self-reflexivity about what is involved in the process of writing history entered the historical profession and the part that historians have played in debates about the past and its meaningfulness for the present. He introduces key trends in the theory of history such as postmodernism, poststructuralism, constructivism, narrativism and the linguistic turn and reveals, in…

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Key features

  • Clear and lucid descriptions enable students to understand diverse bodies of historical theory and how these relate to historical practice
  • Uses examples of historical writing from a wide range of historians and from different historical fields to give students a thorough understanding of how theory has informed historical writing
  • Comprehensive coverage of the development of historical fields will make this essential reading for students taking Historical Theory and Historiography courses

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9780511984525
  • Subjects History,Regional and World History: General Interest
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 20 January 2022
    • ISBN: 9781107011403
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.88kg
    • Page extent: 270 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 20 January 2022
    • ISBN: 9781107648845
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.73kg
    • Page extent: 270 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 04 February 2022
    • ISBN: 9780511984525

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