Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

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The early part of the twenty-first century has witnessed a profound turn in history writing and museum culture towards global and world history. Historians and curators are rapidly changing what they do: no longer satisfied with traditional national histories and area studies, they are pursuing histories of subjects affected by environmental change, migration, slavery, trade and travel. They face challenges of writing about individuals and families in the world, and of political cultures and ideas that have transformed as they have moved between different regions of the world. They are 'going beyond borders' and pursuing wider concepts of connectedness and of cosmopolitanism as these have developed in social theory.

Where has all this come from, and where is it taking us as historians? Writing The History of the Global brings together a number of the major historians now entering the field and re-thinking the way they write their histories. We read the reflections of China experts, historians of India and Japan, of Latin America, Africa and Europe on their past writing, and the new directions in which global history is taking them. It shows the rapid advances in the field from early and inspiring accounts of encounters between East and West, of the wealth and poverty of nations and the crisis of empires, to new thinking on global material cultures, on composite zones and East Asian development paths.

It presents historians at a crossroads: enjoying the great excitement of moving out of national borders and reconnecting parts of the world once studied separately, but also facing the huge challenge of new methodologies of comparison, collaboration and interdisciplinarity and the problems of rapidly disappearing tools of foreign languages.

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Maxine Berg, Editor, is Professor of History, University of Warwick

Contenuti:

  • 1: Maxine Berg: Introduction: Global History Approaches
  • Part 1. Interpretations: Ideas and the Making of Global History
  • 2: David Washbrook: Problems in Global History
  • 3: Jan de Vries: Reflections on Doing Global History
  • 4: Jean-Fréderic Schaub: Global History: A Note on Some Discontents in the Historical Narrative
  • Part 2. Approaches: Methods and Methodologies in Global History
  • 5: Prasannan Parthasarathi: Comparison in Global History
  • 6: R.Bin Wong: Regions and Global History
  • 7: Jan Luiten Van Zanden: Institutions for Writing the Economic History of the Global
  • Part 3. Shaping Global History
  • 8: Ken Pomeranz: Writing about Divergences in Global History: Some Implications for Scale, Methods, Aims and Categories
  • 9: Kaoru Sugihara: The European Miracle in Global History: An East Asian Perspective
  • Part 4. Knowledge and Global History
  • 10: Dagmar Schäfer: Technology & Innovation in Global History and in the History of the Global
  • 11: Craig Clunas: The Art of Global Comparisons
  • 12: Glenn Adamson and Giorgio Riello: Global Objects: Contention and Entanglement
  • Part 5. Round Table
  • 13: John Darwin: Globe and Empire
  • 14: Megan Vaughan: Africa and Global History
  • 15: Peer Vries: Writing the History of the Global
  • 16: Sujumi So and Billy Kee Long So: Identity in Global History: A Reflection

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