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Looking Backward and Looking Forward

Perspectives on Social Science History


ISBN: 9780299203405

Publication Date: Dec 2004

Format: Hardback

Also available as: Paperback  

Asserting the need for social science historians to examine their own field, this wide-ranging volume offers an intellectual history and critical evaluation of interdisciplinary social science and social science historiography.
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Asserting the need for social science historians to examine their own field, this wide-ranging volume offers an intellectual history and critical evaluation of interdisciplinary social science and social science historiography. The editors present a creative, experimental mix of topics and genres spanning a range of contemporary thought in the field - exploring the past, present, and future of social science history. This book comes at a time when there is great academic interest in the future of the disciplines and in their place within the organization of university education.
Illustrations 6 b/w illustrations
Date Published 31 Dec 2004
Publisher The University of Wisconsin Press
Subject/s Sociology & anthropology  
Harvey J. Graff is Ohio Eminent Scholar of Literary Studies and professor of English and history at the Ohio State University. He is a past president of the Social Science History Association. Leslie Page Moch is professor of history at Michigan State University. Philip McMichael is professor and chair in the Department of Rural Sociology at Cornell University.

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