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Houses of History : A Critical Reader in History and Theory (Hardcover) (Anna Green & Kathleen Troup)

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The houses of history is a clear, jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians. This innovative critical reader provides accessible introductions to fourteen schools of thought, from the empiricist to the postcolonial, including chapters on Marxist history, Freud and psychohistory, the Annales, historical sociology, narrative, gender and history of the emotions among others.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, drawing upon debates and examples from around the world. Each chapter concludes with a representative example from a historian writing within this conceptual framework.This newly revised edition of the highly successful textbook is the ideal basis for an introductory course in history and theory for students of history at all levels.
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Anna Green & Kathleen Troup
Language: English
Street Date: January 30, 2017
TCIN: 51855807
UPC: 9780719096204
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-6562
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