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Re-Enactment History

Rethinking Historical Distance

Editors: Adeney Thomas, Julia, Caine, B., Salber Phillips, Mark (Eds.)

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About this book

The idea of distance is one of the defining principles of modern historical method. This volume gives the discussion of historical distance new breadth, flexibility and importance by incorporating diverse modes of representation including photography, sculpture, painting, musical theatre, and fashion.

About the authors

Bain Attwood, Professor, Monash University, Australia Peter Burke, former Professor, University of Cambridge, UK Timothy Campbell, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, USA Ivan Gaskell, Professor, Bard Graduate Center, New York City, USA Matthew Lauzon, Associate Professor, University of Hawaii, USA Jürgen Pieters, Professor, Ghent University, Belgium Adam Phillips, British child psychotherapist, literary critic and essayist Ruth B. Phillips, Professor, Carleton University, Canada MG Sullivan, former Curator, Ashmolean Museum, UK Carolyn Williams, Professor, Rutgers University, USA

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: Rethinking Historical Distance

    Phillips, Mark Salber

    Pages 1-18

  • A Short History of Distance

    Burke, Peter

    Pages 21-33

  • Historical Distance, Historical Judgment

    Gaskell, Ivan

    Pages 34-44

  • The Travels of Fiction: Literature, Distance, and the Representation of the Past

    Pieters, Jürgen

    Pages 45-63

  • Biography and the Question of Historical Distance

    Caine, Barbara

    Pages 67-83

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rethinking Historical Distance
Editors
  • Julia Adeney Thomas
  • B. Caine
  • Mark Salber Phillips
Series Title
Re-Enactment History
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-28408-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32926-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 262
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