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Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Maxine Berg (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book brings together a number of the major historians now entering the field, and rethinking the way they write their histories. The book includes the reflections of China experts, historians of ... More


Where in the World Is America?: The History of the United States in the Global Age

Charles Bright and Michael Geyer

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter speculates the global context and tries to locate the history of the United States within it. It explains that one should be careful not to absorb national history into global history, ... More


Introduction: Middle East Environmental History: The Fallow between Two Fields

Alan Mikhail (ed.)

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter introduces the field of Middle East environmental history. It begins by discussing an older geophysical and biological literature that has set the stage for this book. It then points to ... More


The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Reinhard Strohm (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The book, derived from the Balzan musicology project ‘Towards a global history of music’, describes cultural traditions and communication patterns of music, dance and theatre in the world region ... More


Worlds of the Bourgeoisie

Christof Dejung, David Motadel, and Jürgen Osterhammel

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter briefly discusses multiple factors which have come to shape global social history by the nineteenth century. It demonstrates that the making of the middle classes across the world can be ... More


Conclusion: Contrapuntal Colonialism

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter emphasizes the importance of looking beyond the geocultural boundaries of Europe in the writing of music history. It calls for a neostructuralist approach to global music histories, one ... More


‘Complaints Lost in the Wind’— French India and the Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: A Global Dimension?

Mike Rapport

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In recent years, historians have become increasingly drawn to consider what were once thought of as national problems in a global context. This chapter is inspired by that approach and seeks to ... More


Seeking a Global History of Gold

Benjamin Mountford and Stephen Tuffnell

in Global History of Gold Rushes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.003.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

This essay focuses on several characteristics central to a global history of nineteenth-century gold rushes: the accelerated mobility of goods, people, and ideas caused by overlapping rushes; the ... More


The Transnational Archive of the Sinosphere: The Early Modern East Asian Information Order

Kiri Paramore

in Archives and Information in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780197266250
eISBN:
9780191869181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266250.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues for the existence of an intellectually Confucian-centred, Classical Chinese language delivered archive of knowledge across early modern East Asia. I argue that this broad, ... More


The Eccentricity of the Middle East and North Africa’s Environmental History

J. R. McNeill

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter is a global and comparative analysis of the Middle East and North Africa's environmental history. It argues that three distinct features—termed “eccentricities"—help to explain the ... More


Space History Matures—and Reaches a Crossroads

Margaret A. Weitekamp

in NASA and the Long Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066202
eISBN:
9780813065205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066202.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Margaret Weitekamp explores the state of the “New Aerospace History” field. Weitekamp re-evaluates the state of the field in space history, looking especially at the influence of race, gender, and ... More


Introduction

Deirdre de la Cruz

in Mother Figured: Marian Apparitions and the Making of a Filipino Universal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226314884
eISBN:
9780226315072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315072.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

In addition to providing an overview of the book’s chapters, the Introduction discusses what is signaled by the adoption and circulation of the generic terms “Marian” and “Marianism” in the modern ... More


Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Alan Mikhail (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a holistic environmental history of the Middle East and North Africa over the last half millennium. It shows how the intimate connections between peoples and environments shaped ... More


Issues and Debates

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Part One, comprising of two chapters, sets the particular case of Mann and Ross in its relevant transnational and, to a lesser extent, comparative and global contexts. Chapter One is methodological ... More


Global History of Gold Rushes

Benjamin Mountford and Stephen Tuffnell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Gold rushes accelerated the global circulation of people, goods, capital, and technologies that transformed settler societies around the world. Yet they are ... More


Global History and Historical Sociology

Jürgen Osterhammel

in The Prospect of Global History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732259
eISBN:
9780191796562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732259.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter argues that global history is not a self-contained field but one in need of theoretical and terminological support from various parts of the systematic social sciences. A strong ... More


The Music Road: An Expedition across Time and Space

Reinhard Strohm

in The Music Road: Coherence and Diversity in Music from the Mediterranean to India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780197266564
eISBN:
9780191889394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266564.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction first explains the relationship of the book to the discourse of the ‘Silk Road’, the western half of which is discussed here. It is differently related to Europe than the eastern ... More


Global Garveyism

Adam Ewing

Ronald J. Stephens (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056210
eISBN:
9780813058030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056210.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Garveyism was carried across the globe following the First World War, generating the largest mass movement in the history of the African diaspora. Throughout Africa and Europe, the Americas and ... More


Staging Art and Chineseness: The Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Jane Chin Davidson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139788
eISBN:
9781526150516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139795
Subject:
Art, Art History

Staging art and Chineseness is about the politics of borders ascribed to Chinese contemporary art and the identification of artists by locations and exhibitions. The paradoxical subject of ... More


Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Alan Karras and Laura J. Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This volume responds to provocations that Jerry Bentley tendered in his scholarship and through his professional activities. The collection interrogates the institutional settings, disciplinary ... More


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