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This important handbook brings together in one volume discussions of the role of modernity, empiricism, realism, post-modernity and deconstruction in the historian’s craft. Chapters are written by leading writers from around the world and cover a wide spread of historical sub-disciplines, such as social history, intellectual history, narrative, gender, memory, psycho-analysis and cultural studies, taking in, along the way, the work of thinkers such as Paul Ricouer, Michel Foucault and Hayden White. The Sage Handbook of Historical Theory is an essential resource for practicing historians, and students of history, and will appeal to scholars in related disciplines in the social sciences and humanities who seek a closer understanding of the theoretical foundations of history.

Photographs: Reading the Image for History1
Photographs: Reading the image for history1
JudithKeilbach

There are many photographs we all know well. The frequency of their reproduction brought them before our eyes time and again, and thus these pictures have become a part of our memory. Photographs are able to give us a sustainable image of events we were not personally involved in. Beyond that, as images of the ...

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