The Resource Writing history in the global era, Lynn Hunt

Writing history in the global era, Lynn Hunt

Label
Writing history in the global era
Title
Writing history in the global era
Statement of responsibility
Lynn Hunt
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"With history in ferment, leading historian Lynn Hunt rethinks why history matters and how it should be written. George Orwell wrote that 'history is written by the winners.' Even if that seems a bit too cut-and-dried, we can say that history is always written from a viewpoint but that viewpoints change, sometimes radically. The history of workers, women, and minorities challenged the once-unquestioned dominance of the tales of great leaders and military victories. Then cultural studies--including feminism and queer studies--brought fresh perspectives, but those too have run their course. With globalization emerging as a major economic, cultural, and political force, Lynn Hunt examines whether it can reinvigorate the telling of history. In tandem, she proposes a sweeping reevaluation of individuals' agency and their place in society as the keys to understanding the way people and ideas interact. Writing History in the Global Era is bound to shake up the discipline and break new ground for historical studies"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunt, Lynn
Dewey number
907.2
Index
index present
LC call number
D13
LC item number
.H856 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historiography
  • Globalization
  • History
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • Agent (Philosophy)
  • Intellectual life
Label
Writing history in the global era, Lynn Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : History's changing fortunes -- The rise and fall of cultural theories -- The challenge of globalization -- Rethinking society and the self -- New purposes, new paradigms
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 196 pages
Isbn
9780393239249
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014011435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883836181
  • 707131
  • (OCoLC)ocn883836181
  • 707131
Label
Writing history in the global era, Lynn Hunt
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : History's changing fortunes -- The rise and fall of cultural theories -- The challenge of globalization -- Rethinking society and the self -- New purposes, new paradigms
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 196 pages
Isbn
9780393239249
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014011435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883836181
  • 707131
  • (OCoLC)ocn883836181
  • 707131

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