The SAGE Handbook of Historical Theory

Editor/Author Partner, Nancy and Foot, Sarah
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $176.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $264.00
ISBN: 978-1-4129-3114-4
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This important handbook brings together in one volume discussions of the role of modernity, empiricism, realism, post-modernity and deconstruction in the historians craft.

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Table of Contents

  • List of contributors
  • Foundations: Theoretical Frameworks for Knowledge of the Past - Nancy Partner
  • Introduction
  • Modernity and History: The Professional Discipline
  • The Turn towards ‘Science’: Historians Delivering Untheorized Truth - Michael Bentley
  • The Implications of Empiricism for History - Lutz Raphael
  • The Case for Historical Imagination: Defending the Human Factor and Narrative - Jan van der Dussen
  • The Annales School: Variations on Realism, Methods and Time - Joseph Tendler
  • Intellectual History: From Ideas to Meanings - Donald R. Kelley
  • Social History: A New Kind of History - Brian Lewis
  • Postmodernism: The Linguistic Turn and Historical Knowledge
  • The Work of Hayden White I: Mimesis, Figuration, and the Writing of History - Robert Doran
  • The Work of Hayden White II: Defamiliarizing Narrative - Kalle Pihlainen
  • Derrida and Deconstruction: Challenges to the Transparency of Language - Robert M. Stein
  • The Return of Rhetoric - Hans Kellner
  • Michel Foucault: The Unconscious of History and Culture - Clare O'Farrell
  • History as Text: Narrative Theory and History - Ann Rigney
  • The Boundaries of History and Fiction - Ann Curthoys and John Docker
  • Applications: Theory-Intensive Areas of History - Nancy Partner
  • Introduction
  • The Newest Social History: Crisis and Renewal - Brian Lewis
  • Women's History/Feminist History - Judith P. Zinsser
  • Gender I: From Women's History to Gender History - Bonnie G. Smith
  • Gender II: Masculinity Acquires a History - Karen Harvey
  • Sexuality and History - Amy Richlin
  • Psychoanalysis and the Making of History - Michael Roper
  • Cultural Studies and History - Gilbert B. Rodman
  • Memory: Witness, Experience, Collective Meaning - Patrick H. Hutton
  • Postcolonial Theory and History - Benjamin Zachariah
  • Coda. Post-postmodernism: Directions and Interrogations - Nancy Partner
  • Introduction
  • Post-positivist Realism: Regrounding Representation - John H. Zammito
  • Historical Experience beyond the Linguistic Turn - Frank Ankersmit
  • Photographs: Reading the Image for History - Judith Keilbach
  • Digital Information: ‘Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom …’ is Digital a Cultural Revolution? - Valerie Johnson and David Thomas
  • Recovering the Self: Agency after Deconstruction - David Gary Shaw
  • The Fundamental Things Apply: Aristotle's Narrative Theory and the Classical Origins of Postmodern History - Nancy Partner