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Weimar Philosophy and the Crisis of Historical Thinking

Charles Bambach

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter addresses the philosophy of history and the so-called crisis of historicism. For proponents of the Weimar “crisis theology,” the breakdown of historical norms and values had led to a ... More


The Queer Labors of Patrick McCabe and Neil Jordan: Novel, Television, Cinema

Patrick R. Mullen

in The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter introduces the second part of the book and turns from the first wave of Irish modernism to the contemporary Irish cultural boom in the work of Patrick McCabe and Neil Jordan. The chapter ... More


The Historical Imagination

Adam Fox

in Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500–1700

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251032
eISBN:
9780191698019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251032.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the historical perceptions of the repertoire of stories and songs which concerned the past in the 16th- and 17th-century England. Different social groups and communities ... More


History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Mark Thurner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how the entity called “Peru” gradually came into being, and how the narratives that defined it evolved over time. It is an account of Peruvian historiography, one that makes a ... More


Introduction: Conservatism and History

Carolina Armenteros

in The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Joseph de Maistre's historical thought. For Maistre, history was a moral force, the vehicle of Providence, the site for the accumulation of ... More


Transnationalism and the Challenge to National Histories

Prasenjit Duara

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/9780520230576.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the limits and alterations that can occur from framing histories too tightly as national narratives. The author argues that history and the nation have historically mutually ... More


Going Global

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes how Butterfield's love for historical thought nourished his imagination after his vice-chancellorship. Thinking in general about history could go on in his head while he was ... More


Conclusion

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The book concludes by discussing the versatility of Butterfield's interests and projects; his work over the long term of his career as historian proves as much. Yet, there can be detected a constant ... More


The Statistical Beginnings of Historical Thought: Joseph de Maistre against Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1794–96

Carolina Armenteros

in The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the genesis of Maistrian historical thought in De l'état de nature and De la souveraineté du people (1794–96), two essays that refute Jean-Jacques Rousseau and contain most of ... More


Past and Present: Contrastive Narratives in the Romantic Age

Mark Salber Phillips

in On Historical Distance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300140378
eISBN:
9780300195255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140378.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the so-called contrast narrative, an unusual but influential historical genre in the early nineteenth century. It discusses the idea that historical thought involves a dialogue ... More


World Ideas, World Politics

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter shows how adept Butterfield was at engaging several themes all at once. Paramount among these themes was further study of historical thought and historiography, which he followed at the ... More


At the Core of the Postmodernist Challenge to History

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Both modernists and postmodernists expected an era with a novel human condition once their views of the world had become the organizing principles of life. Guidance in that life would no longer come ... More


Conclusion: History and Paradox

Carolina Armenteros

in The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter describes the paradoxes at the core of Maistrian thought, with the aim of gathering together the various strands of his historical philosophy and tracing its prosperity and ... More


Teaching World History in a Swirl of Standards

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824865917
eISBN:
9780824875626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Standards-based education reform efforts that began in the 1990s resulted in social studies standards by grade level in every single state, stretching from kindergarten to grade 12. All of these ... More


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

Stuart Macintyre, Juan Maiguashca, and Attila Pók (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book addresses the writing of history globally from 1800 to 1945. Divided into four parts, the book first covers the rise, consolidation, and crisis of European historical thought, and the ... More


The Top and After the Top

C. T. McIntire

in Herbert Butterfield: Historian as Dissenter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098075
eISBN:
9780300130089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098075.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on Butterfield's tenure as vice-chancellor of Cambridge University. When he was elected Master, his aim was to carry on with research and writing. Next he became the chief ... More


Walter Ralegh's History of the World and the Historical Culture of the Late Renaissance

Nicholas Popper

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226675008
eISBN:
9780226675022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675022.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Imprisoned in the Tower of London after the death of Queen Elizabeth in 1603, Sir Walter Ralegh spent the next seven years producing his massive History of the World. Created with the aid of a ... More


Becoming a Gay Historian

Paul Robinson

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/9780226036595.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents historian Paul Robinson's memoirs, which trace how he became interested in history. Robinson, who became deeply interested in politics during the 1948 election, loved music and ... More


The Flourishing of Structural Postmodernism (1945–65)

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

The superior power, status, and affluence of the United States led many to conclude that progress had indeed shown to be an accurate interpretation of the world's development. That also seemed to ... More


The Rebel and the Professor: Nat Turner, Thomas Roderick Dew, and the Utility of Slavery

Alfred L. Brophy

in University, Court, and Slave: Proslavery Academic Thought and Southern Jurisprudence, 1831–1861

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199964239
eISBN:
9780190625931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964239.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

The Nat Turner rebellion of August 1831 sets this book in motion. In the wake of the violence of the rebellion and the brutal reprisals in its aftermath, the Virginia legislature debated a gradual ... More


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