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In this volume a diverse group of leading historians analyzes the future needs of their craft and suggests the many ways in which scholars of the near future will interpret the events of earlier years.

Originally published in .

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. R.I.R., T.K.R.
  3. pp. 1-2
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  1. Political History in the 1980s
  1. A View from Latin America
  2. Peter H. Smith
  3. pp. 3-28
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  1. Reflections on its Present and Future
  2. Jacques Julliard
  3. pp. 29-44
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  1. Ideas and Interests
  2. Peter Clarke
  3. pp. 45-48
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  1. A Comment
  2. Jacques Revel
  3. pp. 49-50
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  1. Family History in the 1980s
  1. Past Achievements and Future Trends
  2. Lawrence Stone
  3. pp. 51-88
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  1. A Psychoanalytic Perspective
  2. Miles F. Shore
  3. pp. 89-114
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  1. Quantification in the 1980s
  1. Numerical and Formal Analysis in European History
  2. David Herlihy
  3. pp. 115-136
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  1. Numerical and Formal Analysis in United States History
  2. Allan G. Bogue
  3. pp. 137-176
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  1. The New History: The 1980s and Beyond (II)
  1. Economic History in the 1980s
  1. The Future of the New Economic History
  2. Peter Temin
  3. pp. 179-198
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  1. Old Problems and New Directions
  2. Barry Supple
  3. pp. 199-206
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  1. Population History in the 1980s
  1. The Prospects for Population History
  2. E. A. Wrigley
  3. pp. 207-226
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  1. Anthropology and History in the 1980s
  1. Toward a Rapprochement
  2. Bernard S. Cohn
  3. pp. 227-252
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  1. Consensus, Community, and Exoticism
  2. John W. Adams
  3. pp. 253-266
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  1. The Possibilities of the Past
  2. Natalie Z. Davis
  3. pp. 267-276
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  1. A Comment
  2. Carlo Ginzburg
  3. pp. 277-278
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  1. Intellectual History in the 1980s
  1. From History of Ideas to History of Meaning
  2. William J. Bouwsma
  3. pp. 279-292
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  1. The Case for the Defense
  2. Joel Colton
  3. pp. 293-298
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  1. History of Science in the 1980s
  1. Science, Technology, and Medicine
  2. Arnold Thackray
  3. pp. 299-314
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  1. Toward the Future
  1. Coherence, Synthesis, and Quality in History
  2. Theodore K. Rabb
  3. pp. 315-332
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  1. The Contributors
  2. pp. 333-334
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400886470
Print ISBN
9780691007946
MARC Record
OCLC
1016745841
Pages
344
Launched on MUSE
2018-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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