Historical Method and Theory

History 283

Spring 2013
Section: 
001
Location: 
3401 DWINELLE
Day & Time: 
F 12-2P
CCN: 
39906
Units: 
4

 

In this seminar, you will be introduced to theoretical reflections by historians on defining problems of our discipline as well as to some new directions in the practice of history. Weekly responses and two short papers constitute the principal writing assignments.

Course Books

Provincializing Europe by Chakrabarty, Dipesh Princeton. ISBN: 978-0691130019 Required
The Historian's Craft by Bloch, Marc Vintage. ISBN: 978-0394705125 Required
Futures Past by Koselleck, Reinhart Columbia. ISBN: 978-0231127714 Required
The Logics of History by Sewell, William H. Chicago. ISBN: 978-0226749181 Required
The Practice of Conceptual History by Koselleck, Reinhart Stanford. ISBN: 978-0804743051 Optional