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The Adaptation of History

Essays on Ways of Telling the Past

The Adaptation of History by Laurence Raw
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This collection of essays looks at the question "What is history?" and how history is shaped in different socioeconomic contexts. The writers take a transdisciplinary approach, in the belief that everyone who deals with history--including professional historians, novelists, and poets--constructs narratives of the past to make sense of the present as well as to determine their future courses of action. With contributions from a variety of specialists in media studies, literature, history and anthropology, this book breaks new ground in adaptation studies.
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers; December 2012
243 pages; ISBN 9781476600581
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Title: The Adaptation of History
Author: Laurence Raw; Defne Ersin Tutan