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Contemporaneity at the Heart of Historicity

Henry Rousso

in The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226165066
eISBN:
9780226165370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165370.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on institutional debates around the practice of the history of the present time. The formation of the Institut für Zeitgeschichte (Munich) in the 1950s as well as the 1964 ... More


Narratives from Indian Seas: Marine Resource Use, Ecosystem Responses, and the Accidents of History

Rohan Arthur

in At Nature's Edge: The Global Present and Long-term History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489077
eISBN:
9780199093908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489077.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

While terrestrial conservation in India strives to achieve a historical stasis built on a strong preservationist Edenic ecology, coastal and marine systems have always been multi-use environments ... More


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