Historians on History

ISBN-10: 1405801689

ISBN-13: 9781405801683

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: John Tosh

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List price: $51.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

John Tosh has been at the forefront of British work on the history of masculinities for the last fifteen years. He has published "A ManAs Place: Masculinity and the Middle-Class Home in Victorian England "(Yale), and with Michael Roper edited "Manful Assertions: Masculinities in ""Britain""since 1800 "(Routledge).He is also author of the classic introduction to historiography, "The Pursuit of History "(Longman), and has edited "Historians On History "(Longman).John Tosh is Professor of History, University of Surrey Roehampton.

Preface to the Second Edition
A Note on the Texts
History for its own Sake
Fidelity to the sources
V.H. Galbraith
G.R. Elton
Empathy and imagination
C.V. Wedgwood
Richard Cobb
Political Histories
History as progress
J.H. Plumb
E.H. Carr
The nation
Herbert Butterfield
Daniel Boorstin
A. Adu Boahen
Christopher Hill
E.J. Hobsbawm
Eugene Genoves
The New Radicalism
History from below
Raphael Samuel
Vincent Harding
Alf Ludtke
Carroll Smith-Rosenberg
Joan Scott
Gisela Bok
Ranajit Guha
Dipesh Chakrabarty
Catherine Hall
Learning from Historical Perspective
Persistence and change
March Bloch
Peter Laslett
Beyond stereotypes
Michael Howard
Howard Zinn
Qualified predictions
H.R. Trevor-Roper
Alan Bullock
History as Social Science
New questions, new concepts
Richard Hofstadter
Philip Abrams
The authority of numbers
Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
Robert William Fogel
Fernand Braudel
Lawrence Stone
Theodore Zeldin
The Cultural Turn
The impact of Postmodernism
Patrick Joyce
Joan Scott
Joyce Appleby
The new Cultural History
Mark Poster
Robert Darnton
Memory and culture
Pierre Nora
Katherine Hodgkin
Beyond Academia
H.R. Trevor-Roper
Gerda Lerner
Further Reading
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