Manifestos For History by Sue MorganManifestos For History by Sue Morgan

Manifestos For History

EditorSue Morgan, Keith Jenkins, Alun Munslow

Paperback | December 10, 2007

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Written by some of the world's leading historians and theorists of history,Manifestos for Historydraws together a series of manifestos that address the question of what kinds of histories we ought to be considering and making in and for the twenty-first century. With a foreword by Joanna Bourke and an afterword by Hayden White, these manifestos ' critical, innovative, reflexive, inspirational ' are absolutely essential reading, not just for those embarking on the study of history, but for all those who would think seriously about 'the nature of history' in its present and possible future forms. This collection establishes a benchmark for all future considerations upon the discourse of history.

Keith Jenkinsis Professor of Historical Theory at the University of Chichester. He is the author of six books on historical theory includingRethinking History(1991/2003 ' a Routledge Classic) andRefiguring History(2003).Sue Morganis Reader in Women's and Gender History at the University of Chichester. She is the author of several works...
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Title:Manifestos For HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:December 10, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415377773

ISBN - 13:9780415377775

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Table of Contents

Notes on contributors. ForewordJoanna Bourke 1. Space for the Bird to Fly 2. History-Writing as Critique  3. Manifesto for a History of the Media 4.The Closed Space of Choice: A Manifesto on the Future of History  5.'Humani Nil Alienum': The Quest for 'Human Nature' 6. History and the Politics of Recognition  7.The Gift of the Past: Towards a Critical History  8. Performing Cross-Culturally 9. Historical Fiction and the Future of Academic History  10.Alternate Worlds and Invented Communities: History and Historical Consciousness in the Age of Interactive Media 11. Being an Improper Historian  12. Resisting Apocalypse and Rethinking History 13. Manifesto for an Analytical Political History 14. Historiographical Criticism: A Manifesto 15. The Past of the Future: From the Foreign to the Undiscovered CountryAfterword