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The History and Narrative Reader

edited by Geoffrey Roberts
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0415232481, 041523249X (pbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction: the history and narrative debate, 1960-2000 / Geoffrey Roberts 1
  • Part 1 Narrative and historical understanding 23
  • 1 On the Nature and Role of Narrative in History / W. H. Dray 25
  • 2 Narrative and Historical Understanding / W. B. Gallie 40
  • 3 A Note on History As Narrative / Maurice Mandelbaum 52
  • 4 Mandelbaum on Historical Narrative: A Discussion / Richard G. Ely 59
  • Part 2 Narrative and human action 69
  • 5 Dialectic of Action / Frederick A. Olafson 71
  • 6 Structure of Narrative / M. C. Lemon 107
  • 7 Geoffrey Elton: History and Human Action / Geoffrey Roberts 130
  • 8 J. H. Hexter: Narrative History and Common Sense / Geoffrey Roberts 135
  • Part 3 Narrative and historical realism 141
  • 9 Narrative and the Real World: an Argument for Continuity / David Carr 143
  • 10 Narrative and Historical Realism / W. H. Dray 157
  • 11 Telling it Like it was: Historical Narratives on Their Own Terms / Andrew P. Norman 181
  • 12 Getting the Story Straight: Narrative and Historical Knowledge / David Carr 197
  • Part 4 Narrative history and the linguistic turn 209
  • 13 Narrative form as a Cognitive Instrument / Louis O. Mink 211
  • 14 Historical Text as Literary Artifact / Hayden White 221
  • 15 Six Theses on Narrativist Philosophy of History / F. R. Ankersmit 237
  • 16 Interpretation, History and Narrative / Noel Carroll 246
  • Part 5 Narrative and structure 267
  • 17 From Narrative History to Problem-Oriented History / Francois Furet 269
  • 18 Revival of Narrative: Reflections on a New Old History / Lawrence Stone 281
  • 19 Revival of Narrative: Some Comments / Eric Hobsbawm 299
  • 20 History of Events and the Revival of Narrative / Peter Burke 305
  • 21 Revival of Narrative in Historical Sociology: What Rational Choice Theory can Contribute / Edgar Kiser 318
  • Part 6 Narrative and the practice of history 335
  • 22 Where to Begin and How: Narrative Openings in Donald Creighton's Historiography / Kenneth C. Dewar 337
  • 23 Narrativity, Narrative Identity, and Social Action: Rethinking English Working-Class Formation / Margaret R. Somers 354
  • 24 Historical Emplotment and the Problem of Truth / Hayden White 375
  • 25 International History, Theory and the Origins of World War II / Patrick Finney 390
  • 26 A Place for Stories: Nature, History and Narrative / William Cronon 409.
Description
xii, 452 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [438]-441) and index.
Technical Details
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