Citations with the tag: SOCIAL historians
Results 1 - 50
- Aristocrats and Artisans.
Melling, Joseph L. // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Autumn79, Issue 39, p16
Presents a letter to the editor on the growing sensitivity of social historians to problems of linguistic consistency.
- McCarthy's on the List.
Beichman, Arnold // Wilson Quarterly; Summer2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p74
An excerpt from the article Herman Wouk: The Novelist as Social Historian, by Arnold Beichman is presented.
- GAINING GROUND.
van der Linden, Marcel // Journal of Social History; Fall2003, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p69
Focuses on the aspects of work of social historians. Basis of certain source material; Concept of social history; Connections between different historic processes.
- SOCIAL HISTORY FOR BEGINNERS: A "YOUNG SCHOLAR" LOOKS AT HIS NEW PROFESSION.
Gassan, Richard // Journal of Social History; Fall2003, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p157
Reflects on the work of social historians. Accounts on the aspects of multiculturalism; Definition of Marxism; Details on the margins of the historical professions.
- Authors' Biographies.
Gassan, Richard // Cultural & Social History; Sep2012, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p327
The article presents brief biographical profiles of contributing authors for the issue, including Michelle Frances Carmody, Adam Fox, and Mark Gamsa.
- A Historian's Many Pasts.
Fass, Paula S. // History Workshop Journal; Oct2005, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p189
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being a social historian, in which he learned that the past was real and immediate.
- The Uses of Sociology for Real-time History.
Kynaston, David // Forum: Qualitative Social Research; Jan2005, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
This paper was transcribed from a talk presented by David KYNASTON at a seminar on Social Science Data Archives for Social Historians: creating, depositing and using qualitative data, organised jointly by the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) and the Institute of Historical Research (IHR),...
- The State I'm In: Hubert Humphrey, Jesse Ventura, Bob Dylan, Garrison Keillor, and Me.
Atkins, Annette // Western Historical Quarterly; Winter2007, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p501
Despite being a state mandated requirement for elementary, secondary, and even some college students—and therefore, a teaching requirement for many historians—state history as a field has become historiographically inert. In this essay, I describe how I am trying to reimagine and rethink the...
- The Making of a Social Historian.
Marwick, Arthur // English Historical Review; Apr2006, Vol. 121 Issue 491, p653
Reviews the book "The Making of a Social Historian," by Harold Perkin.
- Social History and World History: Prospects for Collaboration.
Stearns, Peter // Journal of World History; Mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p43
The article explores the complex relationship between social history and world history. It is claimed that both social and world history seek to recast traditional narratives away from the standard topics and the conventional cast of leading characters. Social history was born as a research...
- SOME COMMENTS ON SOCIAL HISTORY.
Stearns, Peter N. // Journal of Social History; Fall67, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p3
The author focuses on social history. He states that the relative novelty of the field creates some need for clarification, to bolster social historians and to inform and sometimes convert others. He believes that the relationship between social and political history remains difficult. He also...
- Part I: Social History and Spatial Scope.
Stearns, Peter // Journal of Social History; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p613
This article introduces a section of the publication dedicated to the spatial scope of social history. Many social historians are calling for more attention to spatial choice and the essays included in the section discuss different approaches to the spatial question. The articles include...
- TORAH AND NAVY.
Hart, Jeffrey // National Review; 7/26/85, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p46
Reviews the book "Herman Wouk: The Novelist as Social Historian," by Arnold Beichman.
- CHAPTER FOUR: William Faulkner's Civil War: Transposed History.
Hart, Jeffrey // Modern Fiction & the Art of Subversion; 1999, p97
Chapter Four of the book "Modern Fiction & the Art of Subversion" is presented. It presents the complicated signification of William Faulkner towards the facts that might have for social historians for whom, the concept of the writer as a liar is clearly tough. It also discusses the inaccurate...
- Authors' Biographies.
Hart, Jeffrey // Cultural & Social History; 2009, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p399
The article offers brief profiles of Virginia Berridge, Sean P. Holmes, and Ravider Kaur, who contributed to the writing of the journal.
- VIETOS SAVIVALDOS SISTEMA PIRMOJOJE IR ANTROJOJE LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKOJE.
MORKTNAITE-LAZAUSKIENE, AISTE // Darbai ir Dienos; 2010, Issue 53, p99
No abstract available.
- ELEANOR DICKINSON.
EPSTEIN, HELGA // American Artist; Dec1980, Vol. 44 Issue 461, p80
The article examines the work of social historian and artist Eleanor Dickinson. She is considered as one of the premier draftsmen in the U.S. Her artistic creations include pen-and-ink line drawings of nude aging lovers and surrealistic mixed-media paintings. It discusses how Dickinson's role as...
- Economic and Social History Society of Ireland: Report of the Honorary Secretary.
Kelly, Jennifer // Irish Economic & Social History; 2009, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p164
The article presents several news briefs concerning the Economic and Social History Society of Ireland. The article reports that the membership of the Society is approximately 250 individual members. The 2008 annual conference was held in Mary Immaculate College, in Limerick, Ireland, on...
- Toward a Redefinition of Welfare History.
Chambers, Clarke A. // Journal of American History; Sep1986, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p407
Contends that scholars who identified their work as falling under the rubric of welfare history and social historians who occasionally addressed welfare issues pursued traditional lines of inquiry and employed traditional methods of analysis. Summary description of the new social history's...
- Writing for an Interdisciplinary Journal.
Peterson, James C. // Perspectives on Science & Christian Faith; Sep2012, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p145
The author discusses effective writing for the journal at the highest level while considering interdisciplinary subjects. He agrees that writing articles for an understanding of how science and Christian faith interact would require knowledgeable discussion among theologians and cosmologists as...
- How Should Historians Think about ‘The Gangs of New York’?
Oestreicher, Richard // History Workshop Journal; Oct2003, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p210
Although ‘Gangs of New York’ offers a gritty and remarkable spectacle of working‐class life in New York City before the Civil War, it is likely to disappoint social historians. Even well‐made historical dramas usually do. If historians want to understand why, they must go beyond...
- John Lukacs: Visionary, Critic, Historian.
Rodden, John; Rossi, John // Society; May2008, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p222
A biography of historian John Lukacs is presented. He was born in Budapest, Hungary on January 31, 1924 and obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Budapest in European diplomatic history. He obtained a job in the U.S. teaching history at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His...
- Part V: Opportunities for the Future.
Stearns, Peter // Journal of Social History; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p865
This article provides an introduction to a section of articles that discuss opportunities for the future of social history. Some of the articles discuss dealing with cultural issues in combination with issues of social structure and lived experience while others focus on enhancing connections...
- Social History as "Sites of Memory"? The Institutionalization of History: Microhistory and the Grand Narrative.
Magn�sson, Sigurdur Gylfi // Journal of Social History; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p891
This article established its theoretical framework by criticizing the way in which social historians have practiced their scholarship in the last three decades and how and why they have not responded to the challenges of postmodernism and poststructuralism. The focus is on the "Journal of Social...
- Common Ground: Integrating Social and Environmental History.
Mosley, Stephen // Journal of Social History; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p915
Since the 1960s, one of the great strengths of social history has been its willingness to respond to contemporary concerns. However, as environmental issues have pushed their way to the top of the global political agenda, social historians have been slow to meet this new challenge. This paper...
- Behavioral History: A Brief Introduction to a New Frontier.
Stearns, Peter // Journal of Social History; Spring2006, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p945
This article argues for the importance of applying social history findings directly to the exploration of current forms of social behavior. Behavioral history takes its subject matter directly from the present, and uses social history, rendered analytically rather than descriptively, to probe...
- The Crowd in American History.
Gilje, Paul A. // ATQ; Sep2003, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p135
Explores the lack of scholarly attention given to nineteenth-century violence in the U.S., from the creation of professional academic disciplines in the late 1800s until the 1960s. Emphasis given by social historian Richard Hofstadter on ethnic, racial, and religious base of violence while...
- The Cult of Efficiency.
Jencks, Christopher // New Republic; 9/7/59, Vol. 141 Issue 10, p18
The article presents information on the book "The Rise of the Meritocracy," by Michael Young. The Rise of the Meritocracy, describes a utopia, although the former uses the guise of history, while the latter purports to be a novel. Both utopiss are seductive because they carry a contemporary...
- Fortress Under Siege: A New German History.
Brady, Jr., Thomas A. // Central European History (Cambridge University Press / UK); Mar2006, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p107
The article reviews the book "A Mighty Fortress: A New History of the German People," by Steven Ozment.
- Still setting the pace? Labour history, industrial relations and the history of post-war trade unionism.
McIlroy, John; Campbell, Alan // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing); Summer99, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p179
This article argues that the trade-unionism of the immediate post-war years has been inadequately integrated into broader debates about that period. Reflection induced by recent experience of organising a conference on British Trade Unionism, 1945-79 and editing collections of the papers,...
- Finley Peter Dunne & Mr. Dooley: The Chicago Years.
Rubin Jr., Louis D. // New Republic; 10/21/78, Vol. 179 Issue 17, p37
Reviews the book "Finley Peter Dunne and Mr. Dooley: The Chicago Years," by Charles Fanning. INSET: Mr. Dooley on .....
- Europeanization and History: Concepts, Conflicts, Cohesion.
Schalenberg, Marc // German History; Feb2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p106
The article presents a report on the conference held at the Gendarmenmarkt office in Berlin that was assembled by historians who exchanged ideas on the theme of Europeanization. The need for this live debate was not a teleological thinking but rather a critical, chronological, and geographical...
- In Focus: Film History, or a Baedeker Guide to the Historical Turn.
Higashi, Sumiko // Cinema Journal; Fall2004, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p94
This is an introduction to a series of essays focusing on the relationship of social and cultural history with film history and feminist history. The guest editor defines the difference between social and cultural history. Cultural historians interpret texts, while social historians work with a...
- History and Memory: Construction, Deconstruction and Reconstruction.
Aymard, Maurice // Diogenes; 2004, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p7
In this article, the author discusses the role memory has played in shaping history with focusing on their constructive, deconstructive and reconstructive consequences. Historians and philosophers have suggested that the literature of human and social sciences are concerned with the historical...
- A MISUNDERSTOOD PLACE.
Hopkins, Lee // National Review; 9/30/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 19, p1222
The article reviews the book "Californians," by James D. Houston.
- NEW YORK DIARIST.
Noah, Timothy // New Republic; 4/18/83, Vol. 188 Issue 15, p42
Presents information on a visit of the author to New York. Appraisal of ticket prices of theaters in the state; Information on social historians of the state in the book "New York: Confidential!," by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer; Distinction between party girls and call girls in the state;...
- MUJERES DEL MUNDO.
Noah, Timothy // Historia del Presente; 2010, Issue 16, p77
The article presents an interview with Mary Nash, a historian of women and gender who recently was recognized as Doctora Honoris Causa by the University of Granada in Granada, Spain. Nash discusses her educational background in Ireland, where she was born, her travels to Italy and Spain, and her...
- A Way out of the Crisis: Methodologies of Early Modern Social History in France.
Ruggiu, Fran�ois-Joseph // Cultural & Social History; 2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p65
This article tracks the development of French social history from its Labroussian origins through to the uncertainties that beset the subject in the 1970s and 1980s, and the call for a tournant critique ('critical turning point') in response to the conceptual challenges to its traditional...
- Taking a Historical Turn: Possible Points of Connection Between Social Pyschology and History.
Knights, Mark // Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science; Dec2012, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p584
The article confronts methodological differences between (and among) social psychologists and historians about how far the social psychologist should be interested only in contemporary or very recent history and how far general conclusions can be drawn about human behaviour across time and...
- Communism and the Meaning of Social Memory: Towards a Critical-Interpretive Approach.
Tileaga, Cristian // Integrative Psychological & Behavioral Science; Dec2012, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p475
Using a case study of representations of communism in Romania, the paper offers a sketch of a critical-interpretive approach for exploring and engaging with the social memory of communism. When one considers the various contemporary appraisals, responses to and positions towards the communist...
- THEORETICAL INTERPRETATION FROM A SOCIAL SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE: AN EXAMPLE FROM MAX WEBER.
Portis, E. B. // Social Science Quarterly (University of Texas Press); Sep1985, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p505
"Theorists" in the social sciences are often regarded as historians or philosophers by their more empirically inclined peers, because it is assumed that the interpretation of the classics of social thought could be only indirectly relevant to the scientific aspirations of social science. It is...
- Cosmopolitan Islanders: British historians and the European continent.
Andress, David // Britain & the World; Mar2010, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p377
The article reviews the book "Cosmopolitan Islanders: British Historians and the European Continent," by Richard J. Evans.
- Peter Burke: trajet�ria de um historiador.
Barros, Jos� D'Assun��o // Hist�ria Unisinos; jan-abr2011, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p31
This article gives an overview of the work of one of the best-known foreign historians in Brazil due to the fact that practically all of it has been translated into Portuguese, viz. Peter Burke. It examines his works since the studies about the Renascence and the Absolute Monarchies until his...
- IMAGINING ENGLAND IN RICHARD MORISON'S PAMPHLETS AGAINST THE PILGRIMAGE OF GRACE (1536).
Mottram, Stewart // Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval & Renaissance Studies; 2005, Vol. 36, p41
The article examines the assumptions of social historians Foucault, Anderson, Gellner and Habermas about the origins of nationhood in Western Europe to the eighteenth century depicted in the book "Pamphlets Against the Pilgrimage of Grace (1536)," by Richard Morison. The way England is imagined...
- Binding Communities Together.
Chastain, Scott // Landscape Review; 2004, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p77
This paper investigates how the physical environment of a city affects the way its inhabitants dwell together. Specifically, it looks at an urban armature's ability to cultivate shared experiences that bind communities together.
- De natuurbeleving van Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Harmsen, Ger // Brood & Rozen: Tijdschrift voor de Geschiedenis van Sociale Bewe; 2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p24
The article on the perception of nature of the French political philosopher and botanist Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) is part of the legacy of the social and political philosopher and social historian Ger Harmsen (1922-2005). He developed a passionate interest in mosses, which he shared...
- IN RESPECT OF TRUTH.
Johnson, Gerald W. // New Republic; 3/24/52, Vol. 126 Issue 12, p20
The article surveys the delinquencies of bad historians with moralistic perspective. The article discusses the book "History and Human Relations," by Herbert Butterfield to substantiate its argumentation. The article condemns historians for silence on moral qualities. The article recognizes a...
- History in Practice.
Gralton, Elizabeth // Limina; 2011, Vol. 17, p1
Frances Flanagan is an Arts/Law graduate from the University of Western Australia. She has a DPhil in modern Irish history from Oxford University. Her thesis, entitled 'Your Dream Not Mine: Nationalist Disillusionment and the Memory of Revolution in the Irish Free State' is soon to be published...
- ‘The Gangs of New York’: the Mean Streets in History.
Walkowitz, Daniel J. // History Workshop Journal; Oct2003, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p204
In “Gangs of New York” Martin Scorcese reimposes his familiar vision of gritty New York on the nineteenth century. The director documents vividly the nativist prejudices that divided the city, even as he exaggerates in melodramatic form the violence of the era which culminated in the New...
- St. Guillotine.
Josephson, Matthew // New Republic; 3/22/33, Vol. 74 Issue 955, p164
The article reviews the book "Saint-Just: Apostle of the Terror," by Geoffrey Bruun.