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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


‘Too strange to be popular’: Negotiating Past and Present in Early Nineteenth-century Historical Culture

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

Chapter 4 brings the discussion into the nineteenth century, the period most often associated with the development of both popular history and modern historical scholarship. It focuses on new ... More


Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Jordan Sand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Tokyo Vernacular examines how the megacity Tokyo acquired a historical identity in the late twentieth century. Through political activism in public squares, community movements, local history, urban ... More


Conclusion

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This chapter summarizes the major conceptual points the book seeks to draw out, while also providing a more sustained rumination on the implications of the book’s content and approach for the ... More


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