Russell / standardization in history 1 standardization in history: a review essay with an eye to the future andrew l russell department of the history of science and technology, the johns hopkins university abstract: this article presents an overview of recent work by historians on standards and standardization. Quantification and the new history: a review essay jerome m clubb during the last fifteen or more years, much has been made of new, quantitative approaches to the study of the past for a time, quantification was a subject of some controversy, occasionally heated, among historians the more. Fiction as history: a review essay by richard n current historical journals seldom carry reviews of novels, yet novelists may have a much greater influence than historians do on popular conceptions of the past even the author of a widely adopted textbook is unlikely to reach as large a. Manitoba history: review essay: nationalist perspectives, jacqueline peterson and jennifer s h brown (editors), the new peoples: being and becoming métis in north america & gerry andrews, métis outpost: memories of the first schoolmasters at the métis settlement of kelly lake, bc & walter. This essay reviews three recent monographs: steven miller's the age of evangelicalism, matthew avery sutton's american apocalypse: a history of modern evangelicalism, and molly worthen's apostles of reason: the crisis of authority in american evangelicalism these works are representative of the post-marsden.
Colleges and universities in the united states have offered courses in applied history, a precursor to public history, for at least one hundred years originally, the impulse to train historians for public-oriented work was connected to the early twentieth century appetite for reform advocates argued that. I am about to raise a contentious subject let me begin by stating that subjectivity is not the opposite of objectivity, because i think we can avoid a great deal of confusion if this is clarified at the start historians pride themselves on their efforts to render the past legible in a responsible manner, and they realize that although. The former editor of history review robert pearce gives his personal view first of all we ought to ask, what constitutes a good history essay probably no two people will completely agree, if only for the very good reason that quality is in the eye – and reflects the intellectual state – of the reader what follows, therefore. A review essay on strange parallels: southeast asia in global context, c 800– 1830 volume 2: mainland mirrors: europe, japan, china, south asia, and the islands by victor lieberman (cambridge university press, 2009.
2014 the asian association of world historians doi: http://dxdoiorg/1012773/ arwh201421105 the silk road in world history: a review essay alfred j andrea university of vermont burlington, vermont usa [email protected] abstract the silk road, a trans-eurasian network of trade routes connecting east and. History as memory nina leonhard review essay: elisabeth domansky & harald welzer (eds) (1999) eine offene geschichte zur kommunikativen tradierung der nationalsozialistischen vergangenheit (studien zum nationalsozialismus in der edition diskord, bd4) tübingen: edition diskord, isbn 3-89295-672-3, dm 28.
Abstract the modern middle east: a history james l gelvin the modern middle east: a political history since the first world war mehren kamrava continue reading full article · enhanced pdf · standard pdf (2179 kb). How to write a history book review writing a book review is one of the fundamental skills that every historian must learn an undergraduate student's book review should accomplish two main goals: lay out an author's argument, and most importantly, critique the historical argument it is important to remember that a book.
«history of economic ideas», xvii/2009/1 review article redeemed by history thomas c leonard princeton university department of economics a review essay on thomas k mccraw, prophet of innovation: joseph schumpeter and creative destruction, cambridge (ma), harvard uni- versity press, 2007. History and theory publishes articles, review essays, and summaries of books principally in these areas: critical philosophy of history speculative philosophy of history historiography history of historiography historical methodology critical theory time and culture and history and related disciplines each annual volume.