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.
Economic and Social History of Modern Europe; Volume 1
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.
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).
Becker said stories she heard from her parents growing up were similar to the episodes of social history depicted on the wall.
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.
We help teachers integrate the social history approach, which ultimately helps students to connect to history in general.
Clark, whose foundational work in the social history of art has furnished some of the strongest readings of cultural modernity to date, does not fail at producing such a comprehensive theory - it is simply not his objective.
In this way Hutchinson critiques Huggins's story of the generational, masculine conflicts of "the rear guard" of "the talented tenth" and "the young Turks," on the one hand, and Lewis's social history of "Harlem's Golden Age," on the other.

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