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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


SHOULD WE TEACH PATRIOTIC HISTORY?

Harry Brighouse

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Harry Brighouse’s essay concludes Part I of the book by taking up one aspect of the task of clarifying the role of common education, by applying it to the teaching of patriotism in public (common) ... More


The Debates about Universal History and National History, c. 1800: A Problem-oriented Historical Attempt*

Hans Erich Bödeker

in Unity and Diversity in European Culture c.1800

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263822
eISBN:
9780191734960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263822.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Friedrich Rühs outlined the problems in the complicated relationship between national history and universal history around 1800. The change in theory from universal to national history, from the ... More


Reconstructing the National Body: Masculinity, Disability and Race in the American Civil War1: SARAH TRYPHENA PHILLIPS LECTURE IN AMERICAN HISTORY

SUSAN-MARY GRANT

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about masculinity, disability, and race in the American Civil War delivered by the author at the 2007 Sarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American History ... More


Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity

Flora L.F. Kan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098367
eISBN:
9789888180264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098367.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Hong Kong's Chinese History Curriculum from 1945: Politics and Identity investigates the ways in which Chinese history has evolved as a subject in Hong Kong secondary schools since 1945, and the ... More


Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Patrick Parrinder

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What is ‘English’ about the English novel, and how has the idea of the English nation been shaped by the writers of fiction? How do the novel's profound differences from poetry and drama affect its ... More


Shakespeare's Early History Plays: From Chronicle to Stage

Dominique Goy-Blanquet

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198119876
eISBN:
9780191705601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Like many of his fellow playwrights, Shakespeare turned to national history for inspiration. This study provides a close comparison of the Henry VI plays and Richard III with their historical and ... 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


Arthur Geoffrey Dickens 1910–2001

Margaret Clark

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

For many students of history in the later 20th century, the name of A. G. Dickens was synonymous with the English Reformation. He was, however, a scholar of diverse and cultured interests, with a ... More


The Quest for the Lost Nation: Writing History in Germany and Japan in the American Century

Sebastian Conrad

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259447
eISBN:
9780520945814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259447.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This is a chronicle of Germany's and Japan's struggles to reclaim a defeated national past. The author compares the ways German and Japanese scholars revised national history after World War II in ... More


‘Sung of throughout the length and breadth of the land’: The Popularity and Meaning of the Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood in the Nineteenth Century

Stephanie L. Barczewski

in Myth and National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Britain: The Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207283
eISBN:
9780191677618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207283.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the construction of a new national history in nineteenth-century Britain, looking at the popularity and meaning of the legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood. Like many other ... More


After the Great War

Donald R. Kelley

in Frontiers of History: Historical Inquiry in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120622
eISBN:
9780300135091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120622.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter deals with controversies and revisionisms in the U.S., Germany, Great Britain, and France between the wars. It suggests that World War I marked a break in the lives and professional ... More


Local history and national history, 1880–1945

John Beckett

in Writing Local History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter illustrates local and national history between 1880 and 1945. During this time, the subject matter of local history was recognised either as national history at the local level or the ... More


‘The world…runne quite out of square’: Remembering/Dismembering Native Romance and National Identity in Book V

Andrew King

in The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the connection both Books II and V have with British history and the attempt to derive the national identity through the perception or recollection of history according to a ... More


National history and collective memory

José Álvarez-Junco

in Spanish Identity in the Age of Nations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075797
eISBN:
9781781701737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075797.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Spain, the attempt to build a new political identity was based on a culture already sponsored by the State. The cultural élites set about remaking the political imagery and beliefs of the past in ... More


Risorgimento in Exile: Italian Émigrés and the Liberal International in the Post-Napoleonic Era

Maurizio Isabella

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570676
eISBN:
9780191721991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570676.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Exile represented a fundamental experience in shaping Italian national identity. This book investigates the contribution of the Italian exile community in Europe and Latin America in the post ... More


History Lessons

Natasha Hamilton-Hart

in Hard Interests, Soft Illusions: Southeast Asia and American Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450549
eISBN:
9780801464034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450549.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the national histories of the six Southeast Asian countries through the lens of mainstream history as it has been produced and reproduced in textbooks, official histories, and ... More


Writing the Nation: Historians and National Identities from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries

Patrick Geary

in The Middle Ages in the Modern World: Twenty-first century perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266144
eISBN:
9780191860027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266144.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Many nineteenth-century national historians, such as Alexandre Herculano, Cesare Balbo, François Guizot, Jules Michelet and Thomas Babington Macaulay, self-consciously created the deep past of their ... More


Epilogue

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Evidence of Carter G. Woodson’s influence is abundant. At the opening ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016, Congressman ... More


Changing Conceptions of National History in Twentieth-Century China

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

Recognizing that in traditional China “dynastic history” was the dominant historiographical paradigm, this essay describes the quiet revolution in historical thought that led to a paradigmatic shift ... More


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