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ISSN (printed): 1364-2529. ISSN (electronic): 1470-1154.
This acclaimed journal allows historians in a broad range of specialities to experiment with new ways of presenting and interpreting history. Rethinking History challenges the accepted ways of doing history and rethinks the traditional paradigms, providing a unique forum in which practitioners and theorists can debate and expand the boundaries of the discipline. Rethinking History provides a balance of features not usually found in academic history journals. The mix often includes: Articles of 5,000 or 7,000 words Concepts - papers exploring key concepts or categories of historical analysis Controversies - debates between historians Essays of 8,000 to 10,000 words Invitations to Historians - historians explain how and why they write history Miniatures - pieces of 1,500 words or less, aimed to show brevity can be the soul of history Re-reviews - reassessments of classic history texts Reconsiderations - essays that "reconsider" the body of work produced by a single historian, an entire school or field Reviews and review articles Themed Issues Previous Contributions have included: After History - Keith Jenkins Cultural History French Style - William Scott Ethics, Historical Relativism and Holocaust Denial - Patrick Finney History and the Challenge of Gender - Penelope Corfield IcarusU Flight: On the Dialogue Between the Historian and the Historical Actor - Paolo Palladino Impressions of the Somme: An Experiment - Chris Ward Landscape and Location: Reading Filmic Space Historically - Ian Christie Modular Readings (Writing and Monument): The Case of Lapis Satricanus - Wolfgang Ernst Narrating a Southern Tragedy: Historical Facts and Historical Fictions - Bryant Simon Rethinking Charles Atlas - Janet Golden and Elizabeth Toon Shakespeare's 'Whole History': Drama and Early Modern Historical Theory - Graham Holderness Themed Issue on ethics and history Themed Issue on film and history Writing, Rewriting the Beach - Greg Dening An Old Question Raised Again: Is Historiography Art or Science - Hayden White Exchanging Ideas - Mark Bevir and Frank Ankersmit Fanning the Spark of Hope in the Past: The British Marxist Historians - Harvey J. Kaye Historiography Between Scholarship and Poetry: Reflections on Hayden White's Approach to Historiography - Georg Iggers Maternal Imagination: Reconceiving First Impressions - Margrit Shildrick Transforming Biography: From the Claim of Objectivity to Intersubjective Plurality - Luisa Passerini Invitation to Historians - Elizabeth D. Ermarth Forthcoming contributions include: Themed Issue - on Sport and Leisure Invitation to Historians - Patrick Joyce Invitation to Historians - Richard Price Invitation to Historians - Frank Ankersmit Intellectual History vs. The Social History of Intellectuals - Daniel Wickberg Situating the 1960s: Popular Music, Postmodernism, History - Kenneth Gloag Themed Issue on History in Eastern Europe.
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