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Title The houses of history : a critical reader in twentieth-century history and theory / selected and introduced by Anna Green & Kathleen Troup
Published New York : New York University Press, 1999


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Description x, 338 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. The empiricists -- 2. Marxist historians -- 3. Freud and psychohistory -- 4. The Annales -- 5. Historical sociology -- 6. Quantitative history -- 7. Anthropology and ethnohistorians -- 8. The question of narrative -- 9. Oral history -- 10. Gender and history -- 11. Postcolonial perspectives -- 12. The challenge of poststructuralism/postmodernism
Summary Provides a comprehensive introduction to the twelve schools of thought which have had the greatest influence on the study of history in the twentieth century. Ranging from Empiricism to Postcolonialism, Marxism to the Ethnohistorians, each chapter begins with an introduction to the particular school, the main protagonists, the critics, and is followed by a useful section of further readings. From the classic, such as G. R. Elton's "England Under the Tudors" and E. P. Thompson's "The Making of the English Working Class, " to the recent, such as Henrietta Whiteman's "White Buffalo Woman" and Judith Walkowitz's "City of Dreadful Delight, " the diverse selections collected here bring together the leading historians and theorists of the century
Notes "published by special arrangement with Manchester University Press." -- t.p verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Historians.
Historiography -- History -- 20th century.
History -- Philosophy.
Author Green, Anna, 1950-
Troup, Kathleen.
LC no. 98054087
ISBN 0814731260
0814731279 (paperback)