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Archive stories : facts, fictions, and the writing of history / edited by Antoinette Burton.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: CD971 .A72 2005

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    Summary
    Despite the importance of archives to the subject of history, there has been very little written about actual encounters with them. This anthology compares scholarly findings from around the world to comment on the creation, definition, and use of archival evidence in the writing of history.
    Format
    Book
    Published
    Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2005
    Contents
    Introduction: archive fever, archive stories / Antoinette Burton
    National narratives and the politics of miscegenation: Britain and India / Durba Ghosh
    "Without the past there is no future": archives, history and authority in Uzbekistan / Jeff Sahadeo
    Mechanisms of exclusion: historicizing the archive and the passport / Craig Robertson
    Mr. Peal's archive: mobility and exchange in histories of empire / Tony Ballantyne
    A living archive of desire: Teresita la Campesina and the embodiment of queer latino community histories / Horacio N. Roque Ramírez
    Toiling in the archives of cyberspace / Renée M. Sentilles
    "What is an archive?" in the history of modern France / Jennifer S. Milligan
    The archive and the case of the German nation / Peter Fritzsche
    On the biography of the Bakunin family archive / John Randolph
    Creating the "suffragette spirit": British feminism and the historical imagination / Laura Mayhall
    Archives of the unbuilt environment: documents and discourses of imagined space in twentieth-century Kohler, Wisconsin / Kathryn J. Oberdeck
    Fiction's imaginative archive and the newspaper's local scandals: the case of nineteenth-century Egypt / Marilyn Booth
    In good hands: researching the 1976 Soweto uprising in the state archives of South Africa / Helena Pohlandt-McCormick
    The colonial archive on trial: possession, dispossession, and history in Delgamuukw v. British Columbia / Adele Perry
    The history of killing and the killing of history / Ann Curthoys.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Burton, Antoinette M., 1961-
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-379) and index.
    Introduction: archive fever, archive stories / Antoinette Burton -- National narratives and the politics of miscegenation: Britain and India / Durba Ghosh -- "Without the past there is no future": archives, history and authority in Uzbekistan / Jeff Sahadeo -- Mechanisms of exclusion: historicizing the archive and the passport / Craig Robertson -- Mr. Peal's archive: mobility and exchange in histories of empire / Tony Ballantyne -- A living archive of desire: Teresita la Campesina and the embodiment of queer latino community histories / Horacio N. Roque Ramírez -- Toiling in the archives of cyberspace / Renée M. Sentilles -- "What is an archive?" in the history of modern France / Jennifer S. Milligan -- The archive and the case of the German nation / Peter Fritzsche -- On the biography of the Bakunin family archive / John Randolph -- Creating the "suffragette spirit": British feminism and the historical imagination / Laura Mayhall -- Archives of the unbuilt environment: documents and discourses of imagined space in twentieth-century Kohler, Wisconsin / Kathryn J. Oberdeck -- Fiction's imaginative archive and the newspaper's local scandals: the case of nineteenth-century Egypt / Marilyn Booth -- In good hands: researching the 1976 Soweto uprising in the state archives of South Africa / Helena Pohlandt-McCormick -- The colonial archive on trial: possession, dispossession, and history in Delgamuukw v. British Columbia / Adele Perry -- The history of killing and the killing of history / Ann Curthoys.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    0822336774
    9780822336778 (cloth : alk. paper)
    082233688X (pbk. : alk. paper)
    9780822336884 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    Additional Form
    Electronic version(s) available internally at USHMM.
    Also issued online.
    Physical Description
    x, 396 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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