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This list relates to the semester Semester 2 2017 which ended on 31/12/2017
  1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

    Book Required

  2. Lectures on modern history - Lord Acton 1906

    Book Recommended Read: ‘Inaugural Lecture on the Study of History', pp. 1-28.

  3. The historian's craft - Marc Bloch 1953

    Book Recommended

  4. Pages 1-8: Introduction - Herbert Butterfield

    Chapter Recommended

  5. Man on his past: the study of the history of historical scholarship - Herbert Butterfield 1955

    Book Recommended

  6. Collingwood's The idea of history: a reader's guide - Peter Johnson, Ebooks Corporation 2013 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  7. What is history? - Edward Hallett Carr, Richard J. Evans 2001

    Book Recommended

  8. The practice of history - G. R. Elton 1969

    Book Recommended

  9. The Oxford history of historical writing - Andrew Feldherr, Grant Hardy, Sarah Foot, Chase F. Robinson 2011-

    Book Further

  10. What is history now? - David Cannadine, ProQuest (Firm) 2002 (electronic resource)

    Book Further

  11. What is history now? - David Cannadine, ProQuest (Firm) 2002 (electronic resource)

    Book Further

  12. History in practice - Ludmilla Jordanova 2006

    Book Further

  13. In defence of history - Richard J. Evans 2000

    Book Further

  14. Companion to historiography - Michael Bentley 2006 (electronic resource)

    Book Further

  15. Week 1: Course introduction 2 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 1: The Empiricists. pp.1-12. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. Chapter 5: Has history made progress - Eric Hobsbawm 1997

      Chapter Required

  16. Week 2: History’s Golden Age? Empiricism and its descendants 6 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 2: The Empiricists pp.13-46. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. That noble dream: the "objectivity question" and the American historical profession - Peter Novick 1988 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.21-46: The European legacy: Ranke, Bacon, Flaubert

    3. The practice of history - G. R. Elton 1969

      Book Recommended

  17. Week 3: Marx and the Revolutionaries 5 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 3: Marxist historians, pp.47-71. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. On history - E. J. Hobsbawm 1997

      Book Recommended Read pp. 207-225: Marx and History. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    3. Pages 9-15: Preface - E. P. Thompson 1968

      Chapter Recommended

    4. The British Marxist historians: an introductory analysis - Harvey J. Kaye 1984

      Book Recommended

  18. Week 4: Historians of the Freudian subconscious 7 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read chapter 4: Freud and psychohistory, pp.72-105. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. Decoding the past: the psychohistorical approach - Peter Loewenberg 1983

      Book Recommended

    3. Freud for historians - Peter Gay 1985

      Book Recommended

    4. History on the couch: essays in history and psychoanalysis - Joy Damousi, Robert Reynolds 2003

      Book Recommended

    5. Chapter 2: Sociogenesis of concept of Civilisation in France - Norbet Elias 2000

      Chapter Recommended

  19. Week 5: Towards a Global History: the Annales School 6 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 5: The Annales, pp.106-130. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. Chapter 1: History, men and time - Marc Bloch 1953

      Chapter Recommended

    3. Marc Bloch: a life in history - Carole Fink 1989

      Book Recommended

    4. The French historical revolution: the Annales School, 1929-2014 - Peter Burke, Ebooks Corporation 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. The Return of grand theory in the human sciences - Quentin Skinner 1990 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.177-198: The Annales Historians

  20. Week 6: Questions of Culture: History meets Anthropology 7 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read chapter 8: Anthropology and ethnohistorians, pp.198-232. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. An anthropologist among the historians and other essays - Bernard S. Cohn, American Council of Learned Societies c1987 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.1-17: An anthropologist among the historians

    3. The interpretation of cultures: selected essays - Clifford Geertz 1973 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Think description: towards an interpretive theory of culture

    4. The Possibilities of the past - Natalie Z. Davis 1981

      Article Recommended

    5. The great cat massacre and other episodes in French cultural history - Robert Darnton, American Council of Learned Societies 2009], c1984 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.11-15: Introduction

    6. Varieties of cultural history - Peter Burke 1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  21. Week 7: Storytellers of the World, Unite! The Revival of Narrative 7 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 9: The question of narrative, pp.233-261. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. The Burden of History - Hayden V. White 1966

      Article Recommended

    3. The history and narrative reader - Geoffrey Roberts 2001

      Book Recommended

    4. Is History Fiction? - Ann Curthoys, John Docker 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  22. Week 8: Personal and Public History: Words and Memories 5 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapters 13-14: Public History and Oral History, pp.342-402. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. The death of Luigi Trastulli, and other stories: form and meaning in oral history - Alessandro Portelli ©1991 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.1-26: The death of Luigi Trastulli: memory and the event

    3. The voice of the past: oral history - Paul Thompson c2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The oral history reader - Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  23. Week 9: Challenging Patriarchy: Women’s Voices and the Politics of Gender 5 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 10: Gender and history, pp. 262-288. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. Chapter 7: Women's and Gender History - Julie des Jardins 2011

      Chapter Recommended

    3. Fractured times: culture and society in the twentieth century - E. J. Hobsbawm 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.96-115: Culture and gender in European Bourgeois Society 1870-1914

    4. Women, History, and Theory: The Essays of Joan Kelly - Joan B. Kelly 1986 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp.19-50: Did women have a Renaissance?

    5. The Flaming Womb : Repositioning Women in Early Modern Southeast Asia - Barbara Watson Andaya 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read : Women and Southeast Asia

  24. Week 11: Empire and its Legacies: Postcolonialism 7 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 12: Postcolonial perspectives, pp.320-341. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. The post-colonial studies reader - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin 2006

      Book Recommended

    3. The wretched of the earth - Frantz Fanon 1967

      Book Recommended

    4. Orientalism - Edward W. Said 2003

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: Introduction pp.1-28. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    5. Provincializing Europe: postcolonial thought and historical difference - Dipesh Chakrabarty, American Council of Learned Societies c2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. Gender and the politics of history - Joan Wallach Scott, American Council of Learned Societies c1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

  25. Week 12: Postmodernism: where are we now? 7 items
    1. The houses of history: a critical reader in history and theory - Anna Green, Kathleen Troup 2016

      Book Required Read Chapter 11: The challenge of post-modernism/post-structuralism, pp.289-319. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    2. Pages 32-50: What is Enlightenment - Paul Rabinow 1986

      Chapter Recommended

    3. The Foucault reader - Michel Foucault, Paul Rabinow 1986

      Book Recommended Read pp.51-75: Truth and power. High Use copy held in Social Sciences and Humanities Library. Copyright Act prevents online access

    4. The Discourse on History - Roland Barthes 1981

      Article Recommended

    5. The Task of the Historian - Gabrielle M. Spiegel 2009

      Article Recommended

    6. History and Post-Modernism - Lawrence Stone, Gabrielle M. Spiegel 1992

      Article Recommended

  26. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

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