Logo

History of Concepts: Comparative Perspectives

Large book cover: History of Concepts: Comparative Perspectives

History of Concepts: Comparative Perspectives
by

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 9053563067
ISBN-13: 9789053563069
Number of pages: 304

Description:
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.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(12MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with TechnologyPastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology
by - University of Michigan Press
In the field of history, the Web and other technologies have become important tools in research and teaching of the past. 'Pastplay' is a collection of essays written by leading history and humanities researchers and teachers.
(3390 views)
Book cover: The History of the Nineteenth Century in CaricatureThe History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature
by - Dodd, Mead and Company
While the impulse to satirize public men in picture is probably as old as satiric verse, the political cartoon, as an effective agent in molding public opinion, is essentially a product of modern conditions. Its success depends upon its timeliness.
(8705 views)
Book cover: A History of MourningA History of Mourning
by - McCorquodale & Co., Limited
Although tradition has not informed us whether our first parents made any change in their garments on the death of their relatives, it is certain that the wearing mourning and the institution of funereal ceremonies are of the most remote antiquity.
(4842 views)
Book cover: History of the IncasHistory of the Incas
by - ManyBooks
The history of the Incas by Sarmiento is, without any doubt, the most authentic and reliable that has yet appeared. For it was compiled from the carefully attested evidence of the Incas themselves, taken under official sanction.
(5705 views)