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Introduction: A Telling History

Deborah Gray White

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book is an examination of late-twentieth-century African American women in the historical profession that begins with Fannie Barrier Williams's 1905 commentary on “the colored girl.” Williams's ... More


The End of One Epoch and the Beginning of Another

Margaret Bendroth

in The Last Puritans: Mainline Protestants and the Power of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624006
eISBN:
9781469624020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter looks at the 1930s and 1940s, which were a turning point in the Congregational churches' long engagement with their past. It shows how a century of sentimental pride over the Pilgrim and ... More


Athens and Apocalypse: Writing History in Soviet Russia

Denis Kozlov

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0019
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter traces the early emergence of official Marxist historiography in the USSR under the leadership of M. N. Pokrovskii, and its 1930s’ Stalinization. The late 1930s had a formative impact on ... More


Historical Writing in Australia and New Zealand

Stuart Macintyre

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0021
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines history writing in Australia and New Zealand. History writing in those regions began under British rule and it adapted British institutions and practices and integrated them ... More


Annals of the Present, the Local, and the Everyday: The Centurial Time Vessels as Heterodox History, 1900–1901

Nick Yablon

in Remembrance of Things Present: The Invention of the Time Capsule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226574134
eISBN:
9780226574271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574271.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the “centurial” time capsules sealed in Detroit, Kansas City, Colorado Springs, and at Harvard and Mount Holyoke colleges, to welcome the twentieth century, along with those ... 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


Dancing on the Edges of History, but Never Dancing Alone

Barbara Ransby

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.20
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the meaning of being a black female historian in 2006. Some argue that it should simply mean being a good scholar, and that notions of race and gender are twentieth-century ... More


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