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The Resource Imagined histories : American historians interpret the past, edited by Anthony Molho and Gordon S. Wood

Imagined histories : American historians interpret the past, edited by Anthony Molho and Gordon S. Wood

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Imagined histories : American historians interpret the past
Title
Imagined histories
Title remainder
American historians interpret the past
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anthony Molho and Gordon S. Wood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection of essays by twenty-one distinguished American historians reflects on a peculiarly American way of imagining the past. At a time when history-writing has changed dramatically, the authors discuss the birth and evolution of historiography in this country, from its origins in the late nineteenth century through its present, more cosmopolitan character." " In the book's first part, concerning recent historiography, are chapters on exceptionalism, gender, economic history, social theory, race, and immigration and multiculturalism. Authors are Daniel Rodgers, Linda Kerber, Naomi Lamoreaux, Dorothy Ross, Thomas Holt, and Philip Gleason. The three American centuries are discussed in the second part, with chapters by Gordon Wood, George Fredrickson, and James Patterson. The third part is a chronological survey of non-American histories, including that of Western civilization, ancient history, the middle ages, early modern and modern Europe, Russia, and Asia. Contributors are Eugen Weber, Richard Saller, Gabrielle Spiegel, Anthony Molho, Philip Benedict, Richard Kagan, Keith Baker, Joseph Zizak, Volker Berghahn, Charles Maier, Martin Malia, and Carol Gluck." "Together, these scholars reveal the unique perspective American historians have brought to the past of their own nation as well as that of the world. Formerly writing from a conviction that America had a singular destiny, American historians have gradually come to share viewpoints of historians in other countries about which they write. The result is the virtual disappearance of what was a distinctive American voice. That voice is the subject of this book."--Book Cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
907/.2073
Index
index present
LC call number
D13.5.U6
LC item number
I57 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Molho, Anthony
  • Wood, Gordon S
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  • Historiography
  • Historians
  • Historians
  • Historiography
  • Historiographie
  • Historiens
  • Historians
  • Historiography
  • United States
  • Geschiedschrijving
Label
Imagined histories : American historians interpret the past, edited by Anthony Molho and Gordon S. Wood
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Publication
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
  • Explaining racism in American history
  • Thomas C. Holt
  • Crèvecoeur's question : historical writing on immigration, ethnicity, and national identity
  • Philip Gleason
  • The relevance and irrelevance of American colonial history
  • Gordon S. Wood
  • Nineteenth-century American history
  • George M. Fredrickson
  • Americans and the writing of twentieth-century United States history
  • James T. Patterson
  • Exceptionalism
  • Western civilization
  • Eugen Weber
  • American classical historiography
  • Richard Saller
  • In the mirror's eye : the writing of medieval history in America
  • Gabrielle M. Spiegel
  • The Italian Renaissance, made in the USA
  • Anthony Molho
  • Between Whig traditions and new histories : American historical writing about Reformation and early modern Europe
  • Philip Benedict
  • Daniel T. Rodgers
  • Prescott's paradigm : American historical scholarship and the decline of Spain
  • Richard L. Kagan
  • The American historiography of the French Revolution
  • Keith Michael Baker and Joseph Zizek
  • Modern Europe in American historical writing
  • Volker Berghahn and Charles Maier
  • Clio in Tauris : American historiography on Russia
  • Martin Malia
  • House of mirrors : American history-writing on Japan
  • Carol Gluck
  • Gender
  • Linda K. Kerber
  • Economic history and the cliometric revolution
  • Naomi R. Lamoreaux
  • The new and newer histories : social theory and historiography in an American key
  • Dorothy Ross
Control code
ocm38410563
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 490 pages
Isbn
9780691058115
Lccn
98010246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o38410563
  • (OCoLC)38410563
Label
Imagined histories : American historians interpret the past, edited by Anthony Molho and Gordon S. Wood
Link
Publication
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
  • Explaining racism in American history
  • Thomas C. Holt
  • Crèvecoeur's question : historical writing on immigration, ethnicity, and national identity
  • Philip Gleason
  • The relevance and irrelevance of American colonial history
  • Gordon S. Wood
  • Nineteenth-century American history
  • George M. Fredrickson
  • Americans and the writing of twentieth-century United States history
  • James T. Patterson
  • Exceptionalism
  • Western civilization
  • Eugen Weber
  • American classical historiography
  • Richard Saller
  • In the mirror's eye : the writing of medieval history in America
  • Gabrielle M. Spiegel
  • The Italian Renaissance, made in the USA
  • Anthony Molho
  • Between Whig traditions and new histories : American historical writing about Reformation and early modern Europe
  • Philip Benedict
  • Daniel T. Rodgers
  • Prescott's paradigm : American historical scholarship and the decline of Spain
  • Richard L. Kagan
  • The American historiography of the French Revolution
  • Keith Michael Baker and Joseph Zizek
  • Modern Europe in American historical writing
  • Volker Berghahn and Charles Maier
  • Clio in Tauris : American historiography on Russia
  • Martin Malia
  • House of mirrors : American history-writing on Japan
  • Carol Gluck
  • Gender
  • Linda K. Kerber
  • Economic history and the cliometric revolution
  • Naomi R. Lamoreaux
  • The new and newer histories : social theory and historiography in an American key
  • Dorothy Ross
Control code
ocm38410563
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 490 pages
Isbn
9780691058115
Lccn
98010246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o38410563
  • (OCoLC)38410563

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