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Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

The Allure of the Archives

The Allure of the Archives

Arlette Farge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Le Goût de l'archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, the author was struck by the ... More

Approaching an Auschwitz SurvivorHolocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Jürgen Matthäus (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

Presenting a new departure on Holocaust testimony, this book combines analytical reflections by scholars from different backgrounds on the post-war memories of one survivor, Helen “Zippi” Tichauer. ... More

Becoming Historians

Becoming Historians

James M. Banner Jr. and John R. Gillis (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036564
eISBN:
9780226036595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036595.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

In this collection, the memoirs of eleven historians provide a portrait of a formative generation of scholars. Born around the time of World War II, these historians came of age just before the ... More

Collect and Record!Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Laura Jockusch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This book tells the story of Jewish survivors who pioneered Holocaust research in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Just liberated from Nazi terror, amidst political turmoil and privation, ... More

Empire and History Writing in Britain c. 1750–2012

Empire and History Writing in Britain c. 1750–2012

Joanna de Groot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719090455
eISBN:
9781781706046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090455.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book follows a particular thread of investigation and interpretation through the story of history writing in ‘Britain’ since the mid 18th century. The work covers the impact of involvement in ... More

Faithful NarrativesHistorians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

Andrea Sterk and Nina Caputo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451829
eISBN:
9780801471056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451829.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Historians of religion face complex interpretive issues when examining religious texts, practices, and experiences. This book presents the work of twelve eminent scholars whose research has ... More

Fifty Years of ProsopographyThe Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Fifty Years of Prosopography: The Later Roman Empire, Byzantium and Beyond

Averil Cameron (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262924
eISBN:
9780191734434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262924.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book presents an interdisciplinary discussion of the important methodological tool known as prosopography — the collection of all known information about individuals within a given period. With ... More

From History to Theory

From History to Theory

Kerwin LeeKlein

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268814
eISBN:
9780520948297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268814.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book describes major changes in the conceptual language of the humanities, particularly in the discourse of history. The chapters trace the development of academic vocabularies through the ... More

From Power to PrejudiceThe Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Leah N. Gordon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Although social structural, political economic, psychological, and legal conceptions of racism competed from the 1920s through the mid 1940s, individualistic theories of the race issue proved ... More

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