History of Concepts: Comparative Perspectives
by Iain Hampsher-Monk (ed.)
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 1998
Number of pages: 304
Contributions by distinguished practitioners and critics of conceptual history from Europe and America illustrate both the distinctiveness and diversity of the genre. The first part of the book is devoted to the origins and identity of the field, as well as methodological issues. Part two presents exemplary studies focusing either on a particular concept or a particular approach to conceptual history.
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