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The Houses of History free pdf This is a jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical perspectives employed by 20th-century historians. It incorporates a range of approaches to the writing of history giving accessible accounts of 11 "schools" of thought ranging from the empiricist to the postcolonial, inclu ding Marxist history, oral history, gender history and poststructuralism. Each chapter begins with a succinct description of the ideas integral to a particular theory- the authors then explore the insights and controversies arising from the application of this model. The principal contributors to the development of the school are identified as the major critics. The chapter concludes with a representative example from a historian writing within this framework. A short list of references gives a guide to further reading in each area.

About Anna Green

Anna Green is a Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Kathleen Troup is a Lecturer in History at the University of Waikato, New Zealand

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Author : Anna Green
Publisher : Manchester University Press
Data Published : 01 April 1999
ISBN : 0719052556
EAN : 9780719052552
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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