Historiography

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Lore and Verse

Explores how poetry was used to disseminate and interpret history in early medieval China.

Seeing with Free Eyes

Examines the ideas of justice in Euripidean tragedy, which reveals the human experience of justice to be paradoxical, and reminds us of the need for humility in our unceasing quest for a just world.

Bergson and History

Explores the philosophy of history of Henri Bergson and shows its relevance to contemporary historical thought.

East German Historians since Reunification

Edited by Axel Fair-Schulz & Mario Kessler
Subjects: History

Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.

The Commentarial Transformation of the Spring and Autumn

Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.

Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy

A historical investigation of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from modern histories of philosophy.

Hegel and History

Edited by Will Dudley
Subjects: Philosophy

Comprehensive overview of Hegel’s thought on history.

Forgetful Memory

Examines the role of forgetfulness in our understanding of the Holocaust.

Truth and History

By Murray G. Murphey
Subjects: History

Addresses historical skepticism by presenting histories as testable theories of the past.

Deracination

Attempts to comprehend the traumatic significance of Hiroshima in order to construct a new theory of history.

Composing Useful Pasts

Edited by Edmund E. Jacobitti
Subjects: History

Argues that history is written from the present tense, meaning that its purpose is to construct convincing political arguments about who or what caused a current problem and how that problem should be addressed.

The Death of Luigi Trastulli and Other Stories

Portelli offers a new and challenging approach to oral history, with an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective. Examining cultural conflict and communication between social groups and classes ...