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By Antoinette Burton,Susan D. Pennybacker,Stuart Ward,Heather Streets,Ann Curthoys

ISBN-10: 0822331063

ISBN-13: 9780822331063

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From numerous traditionally grounded views, After the Imperial Turn assesses the destiny of the state as an issue of disciplinary inquiry. In gentle of the flip towards scholarship interested by imperialism and postcolonialism, this provocative assortment investigates no matter if the state is still imperative, sufficient, or perhaps attainable as an analytical type for learning heritage. those twenty essays, essentially by way of historians, exemplify cultural methods to histories of nationalism and imperialism whilst they significantly study the consequences of such approaches.
While lots of the participants speak about British imperialism and its repercussions, the amount additionally contains, as counterpoints, essays at the heritage and historiography of France, Germany, Spain, and the us. no matter if taking a look at the heritage of the passport or the educating of background from a postnational point of view, this assortment explores such vexed concerns as how historians may possibly face up to the seduction of nationwide narratives, what—if anything—might substitute the nation’s hegemony, and the way even history-writing that interrogates the assumption of the country continues to be ideologically and methodologically indebted to nationwide narratives. putting nation-based reviews in overseas and interdisciplinary contexts, After the Imperial Turn issues towards methods of writing background and examining tradition attentive either to the inadequacies and persistence of the state as an organizing rubric.

Contributors. Tony Ballantyne, Antoinette Burton, Ann Curthoys, Augusto Espiritu, Karen Fang, Ian Christopher Fletcher, Robert Gregg, Terri Hasseler, Clement Hawes, Douglas M. Haynes, Kristin Hoganson, Paula Krebs, Lara Kriegel, Radhika Viyas Mongia, Susan Pennybacker, John Plotz, Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Heather Streets, Hsu-Ming Teo, Stuart Ward, Lora Wildenthal, Gary Wilder

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