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History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Peter N. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Cultural history is increasingly informed by the history of material culture—the ways in which individuals or entire societies create and relate to objects both mundane and extraordinary—rather than ... More


Intellectual History, Political Thought, and Conservatism

Reba N. Soffer

in History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the advantages of intellectual history in comparison with other approaches to political thought generally, and to British and American conservatism particularly, and it explains ... More


The Americanization of the British Conservative Mind: Peter Viereck and Russell Kirk

Reba N. Soffer

in History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Very different in social background and in adherents, Viereck and Kirk were the most conspicuous and most public of the conservative historians and prominent conservative intellectuals, who each ... More


Epilogue: The Future of the Conservative Past

Reba N. Soffer

in History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Epilogue compares the kinds of conservatism that dominated Britain and America and the ideas that were held in common and separately, especially in the decades following the Second World War, ... More


Introduction

William Thomas

in The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This book tells the story of a quarrel, which began in the House of Commons during the debates on the great Reform Bill, and was carried over into the reviews and the newspapers in the 1830s and ... More


Croker as Historian: The Moralist under Siege

William Thomas

in The Quarrel of Macaulay and Croker: Politics and History in the Age of Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208648
eISBN:
9780191678103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208648.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

In one aspect, Croker's method marks him out from that of modern historians. Croker wanted to study history for its lessons for the present. Those lessons were nearly all negative. He did not deny ... More


Karl Lamprecht and the “Material Turn” c. 1885

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks back to an eminent predecessor of these twentieth-century antiquarians and artists, Karl Lamprecht (1856–1915). Arguably the most important historian for the twentieth century and ... More


Material Culture in the Amateur Historical Associations of Early Nineteenth-Century Germany

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores the ways amateur historical associations act as incubators of new thinking about how objects could tell stories. It draws from publications of German historical associations ... More


Gustav Klemm, Cultural History, and <i>Kulturwissenschaft</i>

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines a new material-based history of German culture and looks at how a study of material culture had since evolved into “cultural history.” It traces the history of culture in ... More


Introduction: Debating Corruption and Anticorruption in History

Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória, and G. Geltner

in Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198809975
eISBN:
9780191847226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809975.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The introduction to this volume focuses on historiography, methodology and conclusions. It explains how anticorruption has seldom been treated as a historical subject except as the occasional ... More


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