Words in time : a plea for historical re-thinking / Francesco Benigno ; translated by David Fairservice.

Author
Benigno, Francesco [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Description
197 pages ; 25 cm

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Summary note
"Examines the origins and development of the words we use, critiquing the ways in which they have traditionally been employed in historical thinking and examining their potential usefulness today"--Provided by the publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note
Translated from the Italian.
Contents
Introduction : writing history at a time of memory -- Part I. Rethinking early modern Europe. Violence -- Popular culture -- Public opinion -- Revolutions -- Part II. Rethinking modernity. Identity -- Power -- Generations -- Terrorism.
Other title(s)
Plea for historical re-thinking
ISBN
  • 9781138943742 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 1138943746 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 9781138943759 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1138943754 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2016056793
OCLC
950894267
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