Reconstructing History: The Emergence of a New Historical Society

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Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn
Psychology Press, 1999 - 377 páginas
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"In this first book from the Historical Society, several founding members explore central topics in the field, including the sensitive use of historical records, sources, and archives; the debates over teaching history in the public schools; the enduring value of the practice of history; and much more. Reconstructing History is sure to challenge and inform scholars, students, educators, and the many general readers who have become lost in the culture wars."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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AS A CRITIQUE AND A NEW IDEAL
1
A Historian Ponders the State
9
Politics and Multiculturalism Daniel C Littlefield
18
History in a Postmodern World Elizabeth FoxGenovese 4
56
A New Intellectual History? RussellJacoby
94
Languages of African American Literary Criticism
119
MEDITATIONS ON THE PRACTICE OF HISTORY 739
143
Deborah A Symonds
164
Victor Davis Hanson
189
Paul A Rahe
202
The Death of Jane Addams Edward Berkpwitz
226
The Controversy over National History Standards
242
Sean Wilentz
276
HISTORIANS AT WORK
299
Contributors
371
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Sobre el autor (1999)

Emory University and a member of the executive board of the Historical Society. Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn is Associate Professor of History at Syracuse University.

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