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Methods in World History

A Critical Approach

Methods in World History by Arne Jarrick
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Methods in World History is the first international volume that systematically addresses a number of methodological problems specific to the field of World History. Prompted by a lack of applicable works, the authors advocate a considerable sharpening of the tools used within the discipline. Theories constructed on poor foundations run an obvious risk of reinforcing flawed assumptions, and of propping up other, more ideological constructions. The dedicated critical approach outlined in this volume helps to mitigate such risks. Each essay addresses a particular issue, discussing its problems, giving practical examples, and offering solutions and ways of overcoming the difficulties involved. The perspectives are varied, the criticism focussed, and a common theme of coalescence is maintained throughout. This unique anthology will be of great use to advanced scholars of World History, and to students entering the field for the first time.
Nordic Academic Press; July 2016
256 pages; ISBN 9789188168498
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Title: Methods in World History
Author: Arne Jarrick; Janken Myrdal; Maria Wallenberg Bondesson
 
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9789187675584
9789188168481
9789188168498