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Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Eelco Runia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Historians go to great lengths to avoid confronting discontinuity, searching for explanations as to why such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq, and the ... More


Thirsting for Deeds: Schiller and the Historical Sublime

Eelco Runia

in Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines what conception of the “historical sublime” is actually operative in Friedrich Schiller's play Die Räuber (“The Robbers”), which has the benefit of treating the sublime from the ... More


History Constructs a Historian

Linda Gordon

in Becoming Historians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036564
eISBN:
9780226036595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036595.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents historian Linda Gordon's memoirs, which trace how she became interested in history. Gordon considers herself as being still in the process of becoming a historian. Her ... More


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