Archives and Human Rights
The Primacy of Method in Historical Research Philosophy of History and the Perspective of Meaning
In Praise of Historical Anthropology Perspectives, Methods, and Applications to the Study of Power and Colonialism
The Aesthetics of History
Historia Ludens The Playing Historian
Teleology and Modernity
Jens Boel, Perrine Canavaggio, Antonio Gonzalez Quintano
March 04, 2021
Why and how can records serve as evidence of human rights violations, in particular crimes against humanity, and help the fight against impunity? Archives and Human Rights shows the close relationship between archives and human rights and discusses the emergence, at the international level, of the ...
December 30, 2020
How does history relate to the past? According to leading historical theorists, the relation to the past in history is reducible to evidential, psychological, practical and retrospective concerns. In contrast, this volume claims that historical relations to the past are irreducible products of the ...
Marius Gudonis, Benjamin T. Jones
October 07, 2020
History in a Post-Truth World: Theory and Praxis explores one of the most significant paradigm shifts in public discourse. A post-truth environment that appeals primarily to emotion, elevates personal belief, and devalues expert opinion has important implications far beyond Brexit or the ...
A. G. Hopkins
September 25, 2020
This volume brings together important articles from the Cambridge historian A. G. Hopkins and reflect the enlargement and evolution of historical studies during the last half century. The essays cover four of the principal historiographical developments of the period: the extraordinary revolution ...
Louie Dean Valencia-García
March 31, 2020
In Far-Right Revisionism and the End of History: Alt/Histories, historians, sociologists, neuroscientists, lawyers, cultural critics, and literary and media scholars come together to offer an interconnected and comparative collection for understanding how contemporary far-right, neo-fascist, ...
Ida Nijenhuis, Marijke van Faassen, Ronald Sluijter, Joris Gijsenbergh, Wim de Jong
February 05, 2020
The relationship between information and power is a relevant subject for all times. Today’s perceived ‘information revolution’ has caused information to become a separate object of study during the last two decades for several disciplines. As the contemporary perspective is dominant, information ...
Alexandre Coello de la Rosa, Josep Lluís Mateo Dieste
January 31, 2020
In Praise of Historical Anthropology is based on a fundamental conviction: the study of society cannot be undertaken without considering the weight of history and separations between disciplines in academics need to be bridged for the benefit of knowledge. Anthropology cannot be limited to ...
Martin L. Davies
December 05, 2019
The Enlightenment is generally painted as a movement of ideas and society lasting from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century, but this book argues that the Enlightenment is an essential component of modernity itself. In the course of the study, Martin Davies offers an original ...
Silvia Cavicchioli, Luigi Provero
November 11, 2019
The principal theme of this volume is the importance of the public use of human remains in a historical perspective. The book presents a series of case studies aimed at offering historiographical and methodological reflections and providing interpretative approaches highlighting how, through the ...
October 24, 2019
This book offers an understanding and analysis of the aesthetics of historying through the specific concepts and process of the fabricated, factitious, factional, factious, factitive, factive, factualist, fictitious, fictive and the figurative. These concepts create the(ir) connection(s) between "...
Alexander von Lünen, Katherine J. Lewis, Benjamin Litherland, Pat Cullum
September 04, 2019
This book aims to further a debate about aspects of "playing" and "gaming" in connection with history. Reaching out to academics, professionals and students alike, it pursues a dedicated interdisciplinary approach. Rather than only focusing on how professionals could learn from academics in history...
William Gibson, Dan O'Brien, Marius Turda
August 07, 2019
The main and original contribution of this volume is to offer a discussion of teleology through the prism of religion, philosophy and history. The goal is to incorporate teleology within discussions across these three disciplines rather than restrict it to one as is customarily the case. The ...