Interpreting The Past, Understanding The Present by Stephen KendrickInterpreting The Past, Understanding The Present by Stephen Kendrick

Interpreting The Past, Understanding The Present

byStephen KendrickEditorDavid McCrone, Pat Straw

Paperback | June 29, 1990

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The British Sociological Association held a conference on the theme "Sociology and History". In 1964, E.H. Carr had called for an open frontier between the disciplines. This book examines the traffic across this frontier and in particular, what might be called the sociological uses of history.
Title:Interpreting The Past, Understanding The PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:June 29, 1990Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333493710

ISBN - 13:9780333493717

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction: Sociology and History, The Past and The Present; The Editors - Future History; C.Tilly - What is Sociological History?; C.Hay - The Currency of History for Sociology; G.Wickham - Biography, Family History and the Analysis of Social Change; B.Elliott - Social Change and Economic Life in Kirkcaldy, 1891-1987: sources and methods, a historical perspective; J.Smyth - The Historical Reconstruction of Rural Localities: A New Zealand case study; R.R.Hall - Urbanisation as Moral Project: Transitions in Twentieth Century Britain; R.Mellor - Aye tae the Fore: the Fife Miners in the 1984-5 Strike; S.Najam - History and Sociology in the New Economic Sociology: a Discourse in Search of a Method; R.Penn - Change and Continuity in History and Sociology: The Case of Industrial Paternalism; H.Bradley - Sub-Contracting and Industrial Development; R.Fevre - Index