Setting the Standards: Institutions, Networks and Communities of National Historiography by I. PorcianiSetting the Standards: Institutions, Networks and Communities of National Historiography by I. Porciani

Setting the Standards: Institutions, Networks and Communities of National Historiography

EditorI. Porciani, J. Tollebeek

Hardcover | November 30, 2012

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Institutions, networks and communities "standardized" the historical discipline and profession in the nineteenth and twentieth century, in both the old and the new European nation states. This collection focuses on the growth of the infrastructure of historiography: the archives, journals, biographical dictionaries and the historical museums.
MONIKA BAÁR Rosalind Franklin Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands ERNST BRUCKMÜLLER Scientific Director of the Institute Austrian Historical Biography (Austrian Academy of Sciences) in Vienna, Austria JEAN-PIERRE CHALINE Emeritus Professor of Contemporary History of the University of Paris-Sorbo...
Title:Setting the Standards: Institutions, Networks and Communities of National HistoriographyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:456 pagesPublished:November 30, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230500056

ISBN - 13:9780230500051


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Notes on the Contributors Introduction Institutions, Networks and Communities in a European Perspective; J.Tollebeek & I.Porciani PART I 'Something More than a Storage Warehouse'. The Creation of National Archives; T.Verschaffel Monumental Undertakings. Source Publications for the Nation; D.Saxer Scholarly Communication with a Political Impetus. National Historical Journals; C.M.Jørgensen The Dictionary Is Dead, Long Live the Dictionary! Biographical Collections in National Contexts; M.Verga Exegi Monumentum. The Great Syntheses of National History; J.Tollebeek Nations on Display. History Museums in Europe; I.Porciani PART II In the Provinces. Local and Regional Learned Societies; J.Chaline Wishful Thinking. Academic Competitions in National History; M.Baár 'A Daily Working Group Together in One House'. Research Institutes and the National Academies of Sciences in East Central Europe; F.Hadler & A.Pók Serving the Profession. National Associations of Historians; G.Lingelbach & M.Vössing Places of Innovation and Exchange. The Extra-University Research Institutions for Historical Research; E.Picard & G.Lingelbach Militancy and Pluralism. Party and Church Institutes of Contemporary History in Western Europe since 1945; L.Raphael Wider Connections. International Networks among European Historians; J.E.Myhre PART III A New Community of Scholars. The University Professors at Work; M.Moretti A Truculent Revenge. The Clergy and the Writing of National History; I.Herrmann & F.Metzger Bulwark of Traditions. The European Nobility and National Historiography in the Nineteenth Century; G.B.Clemens Popular Writers. Women Historians, the Academic Community and National History Writing; M.O'Dowd Striving for Visibility. Nationalists in Multinational Empires and States; E.Bruckmüller , N.Evans & L.R.Aulinas Living in the Past. Historians in Exile; M.Mandelí?ková & I.Goddeeris Concluding Remarks: Historians and the Web; I.Porciani & J.Tollebeek Selected Bibliographies Index of Persons