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The Pleasures of Tudor Horror: Popular Histories, Modernity and Sensationalism in the Long Nineteenth Century

BILLIE MELMAN

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Tudorism in popular historical culture during the nineteenth century. First, it briefly delineates the apparent streamlining of the Tudor era into a broadly Whig and ... More


Introduction

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines the main aims of the book, in particular its desire to move beyond the chronological and cultural myopia prevalent in much modern work on the production of history. It proceeds ... More


How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume brings together anthropologists, historians and literary scholars in order to explore how societies represented and used the past. Case studies range from the seventh century to the ... More


Conclusion: Future Directions?

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter summarises key findings of the volume: the variety of media employed in the production of the past; the usefulness of historical culture as a concept that enables comparisons across ... More


History Without Humanism: Culture-Historical Anthropology and the Triumph of the Museum

in Anthropology and Antihumanism in Imperial Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983417
eISBN:
9780226983462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983462.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

In the twentieth century, anthropologists asserted that nature and natural peoples were also historical, thus claiming the study of historical change for their discipline. Anthropologists preserved, ... More


The Poetry of History in Early Modern India

Allison Busch

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how Hindi poetry can be an important resource for understanding the Mughal period (1526–1857). Mughal historians have largely relied on Persian and European sources, but much can ... More


Introduction

Marianne Sommer

in History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226347325
eISBN:
9780226349879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349879.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction situates the book in the historiography of science. It draws on current research in biography, the concept of centers of calculation, and asks what kind of work was needed to ... More


History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules

Marianne Sommer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226347325
eISBN:
9780226349879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349879.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book deals with human histories that have been reconstructed on the basis of bones, organisms, and molecules in the twentieth century. It focuses on the work of Henry Fairfield Osborn, Julian ... More


Popular History

Peter Burke

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the principal printed texts out of which the “historical culture” of ordinary people was constructed. The discussions cover broadsides and other cheap texts as well as ... More


The Ecology of Indigenous Domestic Architecture in the Hocking River Valley, Ohio

Elliot M. Abrams and Paul E. Patton

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Over the past twenty-five years, an array of domestic archaeological sites has been excavated in the Hocking River Valley of southeast Ohio. These excavations have revealed the remnants of several ... More


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