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The Allure of the Archives

The Allure of the Archives

Arlette Farge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176735
eISBN:
9780300180213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176735.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Le Goût de l'archive is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old judicial records from the Archives of the Bastille, the author was struck by the ... More

Frontiers of HistoryHistorical Inquiry in the Twentieth Century

Frontiers of History: Historical Inquiry in the Twentieth Century

Donald R. Kelley

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120622
eISBN:
9780300135091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120622.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book is the third volume in a survey of Western historiography, and covers the twentieth century, focusing on Europe. As in the first two volumes, the text discusses historical methods and ideas ... More

On Historical Distance

On Historical Distance

Mark Salber Phillips

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300140378
eISBN:
9780300195255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140378.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Conceptions of distance are foundational to historical thought, but this book gives the idea new subtlety and meaning. The book argues that distance is a matter not just of time and space but also of ... More

Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Writing History in the Age of Biomedicine

Roger Cooter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186635
eISBN:
9780300189438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

A collection of ten chapters paired with substantial prefaces, this book chronicles and contextualizes the author's contributions to the history of medicine. The book critically examines the politics ... More

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