Description - Making History by Peter Lambert
Making History is an exhaustive exploration of the practice of history, historical tradition and the theories which surround it. Encompassing a huge diversity of influences, the book is organised around the following themes: Crises and Transformations: An assessment of the most significant movements in historical scholarship in the last century, including the Annales and Bielefeld Schools, and the development of social and economic history Theories into History: An investigation into the penetration of theory into historical practice, examining the social movements and ideologies which propelled the change, including Marxism, post-modernism and gender history Moving beyond History: An enquiry into the increasingly interdisciplinary trends in scholarship, revealing the interconnections between history, archaeology, psychoanalysis, sociology, anthropology , and literature; scholars from non-historical disciplines have contributed to provide a unique approach to a controversial debate Beyond the Academy: An exploration of the changes in historical practice with reference to film, amateur history, heritage, popular culture , and New Labour . With a conclusion which draws these influen
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Peter Lambert is Lecturer in History at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and has published on historiography. Phillipp Schofield is Lecturer in History at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and the author of Peasant and Community in Medieval England, 1200-1500.