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Burke, Peter - What is Cultural History?, ebook

What is Cultural History?

Burke, Peter


What is Cultural History? has established itself as an essential guide to what cultural historians do and how they do it. Now fully updated in its third edition, leading historian Peter Burke offers afresh his accessible

Levitan, Kathrin - A Cultural History of the British Census, ebook

A Cultural History of the British Census

Levitan, Kathrin


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Envisioning the Multitude
Kathrin Levitan
2. “A National Undertaking”: Taking the Census
Kathrin Levitan
3. The Census and Surplus
Kathrin Levitan
4. The Census and Representation

Burke, Peter - Varieties of Cultural History, ebook

Varieties of Cultural History

Burke, Peter


The aim of this book is both to illustrate and to discuss some of the main varieties of cultural history which have emerged since the questioning of what might be called its "classic" form, exemplified in the work of Jacob Burckhardt and Johan Huizinga.

Deal, William E. - A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism, ebook

A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism

Deal, William E.


A Cultural History of Japanese Buddhism offers a comprehensive, nuanced, and chronological account of the evolution of Buddhist religion in Japan from the sixth century to the present day. Traces each period of Japanese history

Halttunen, Karen - A Companion to American Cultural History, ebook

A Companion to American Cultural History

Halttunen, Karen


A Companion to American Cultural History offers a historiographic overview of the scholarship, with special attention to the major studies and debates that have shaped the field, and an assessment of where it is currently headed.
• 30 essays

Eaude, Michael - Catalonia - A Cultural History, ebook

Catalonia - A Cultural History

Eaude, Michael


Squeezed between more powerful France and Spain, Catalonia has endured a violent history. Its medieval empire that conquered Naples, Sicily and Athens was crushed by Spain. Its geography, with the Pyrenees falling sharply to the rugged Costa Brava, is tormented, too. Michael Eaude traces