History and the Present

History and the Present

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These essays represent a critique of the disciplinary practices of history. They examine the historian's practices and assumptions, being mainly concerned with finding a set of practices of history-writing that are both truthful and ethical. They are united by the desire to find a way out of the self-constructed cage of scientific history that has made historians wary of the popular.... is being used here, see Bernard Cohn, a#39;Regions Subjective and Objectivea#39;, in An Anthropologist Among the Historians and Other Essays ... Tom G. Kessinger, Vilyatpur 1848a€“1968: Social and Economic Change in a North Indian village ( Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974). ... But they continued to take contributions for Dussehra together. ... cooks porva vei (the special rice for ancestors cooked at the seed sowing festival) and brings the bamboo for the hoe (the bamboo isanbsp;...

Title:History and the Present
Author:Partha Chatterjee, Anjan Ghosh
Publisher:Anthem Press - 2006-01-01


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