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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by Mark Damen - Utah State University
The medium of history and classics as intellectual disciplines is the written word. Sloppiness of expression is as detrimental to any historical study. This guide is designed to help you avoid some of the pitfalls into which students often fall.
by Jonathan Gorman - University of Ottawa Press
Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? This incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.
by Humphrey J. Desmond - Marlier & co.
History perhaps can never become an exact science, the human element inevitably asserts itself to some extent. But if we have more faithfulness to scientific methods of investigation, there are grounds for expecting excellent results in the future.
by Antony Adolf (ed.) - Center for Global Nonkilling
The surprise insight from Nonkilling History is that what did not happen explains why humanity lives today. This turns upside down understanding of history as the story of the victory of righteous human violence in struggles to satisfy human needs.