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Watersheds in Time and Place: Writing American History in Europe

Michael Heale, Sylvia Hilton, Halina Parafianowicz, Paul Schor, and Maurizio Vaudagna

in Historians across Borders: Writing American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520279278
eISBN:
9780520958050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279278.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This—intentionally longer—chapter presents an overview of the European historiography on the United States from the late nineteenth century to the present day, with more detail on the period since ... More


“Education for Racial Understanding” and the Meanings of Integration in Howard University’s Journal of Negro Education

Leah N. Gordon

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter Five traces debate over the educational race issue at Howard University’s Journal of Negro Education (JNE), which educationalist Charles H. Thompson edited from the 1930s-early 1960s. The ... More


A ‘Slight Angle to the Universe’: Eric Hobsbawm, Politics, and History

Geoff Eley

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter uses Eric Hobsbawm more directly than the others, to ask big questions about the political nature of the historian’s task. By contrasting Hobsbawm’s own political formation with that of ... More


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