social history


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social history

historiography and historical analysis which concentrates attention on changes in the overall patterns of social life in societies, rather than merely on political events. see also HISTORY WORKSHOP JOURNAL.
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But to tell the story of New York would be to write a social history of the world; saints and martyrs, dreamers and scoundrels, the traditions of a thousand races and a thousand religions, went to her making and throbbed and jostled in her streets.
Author David Gilmour states: "This book is a social history rather than a political one, and it is about individuals rather than institutions."
The group's local history project includes gathering people's stories and memories of their time in the area to be published in a forthcoming book called Ferguslie's Social History.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Invisible Stars: A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting" is an especially highly recommended addition to community and academic library Women's Studies as well as American Broadcasting Studies reference collections and supplemental reading lists.
Bosma (international and comparative social history, VU University, Amsterdam), Kessler (social history, European University Institute, Italy), and Lucassen (social history, Leiden University, the Netherlands) in an interdisciplinary and comparative effort, aim to inspire historians and social scientists "to explore the full potential of comparative research within the nexus of state formation, membership, and migration," which they hope will lead to new insights vis-a-vis different polities' handling of inclusion and exclusion.
The museum, located in historic St Mary's Church, has set itself the goal of winning the ball as part of its collections reflecting the social history of the district.
Conventionally, the methodology of social history has been directed to elucidating broad social structures: age, gender, ethnicity, wealth, and status, and has largely relied upon demographic data or routinely generated documents.
As far as learned societies are concerned associations covering special fields of social history have already existed and they exist; we can refer again to the example of urban history (European Association for Urban History).
The social history section of the complex currently features objects from Rugby's past donated by individuals and businesses.
Hopefully, it will encourage other medical historians to explore the still-uninhabited space between intellectual and social history. Only by interweaving the two--however difficult it may be--we will be able to understand why early modern learned physicians such as Mayerne perceived the body and wrote about it in the way they did.
"We help teachers integrate the social history approach, which ultimately helps students to connect to history in general."
In his book Drink, A Social History of America, Andrew Barr concludes that a variety of cocktails arose during temperance to quell the pungent, hair-raising, boot-leg gin with the likes of lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, grenadine, and an egg white and ice.

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