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Matter Of History

How Things Create The Past

Matter Of History - Lecain, Timothy J. (montana State University) - ISBN: 9781107592704
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback
Genre: Geschiedenis
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The Matter of History links the history of people with the history of things through a bold new materialist theory of the past.


Titel: Matter Of History
auteur: Lecain, Timothy J. (montana State University)
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 366
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Geschiedenis
Afmetingen: 228 x 152 x 20
Gewicht: 530 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781107592704
Intern nummer: 38324137

Biografie (woord)

Timothy J. LeCain is the author of the prize-winning book Mass Destruction (2009). He was a Senior Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich, Germany, and a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Oslo, Norway. He is an Associate Professor of History at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.


'By putting things front and center, LeCain challenges us to rethink our most basic assumptions about how we write history in the twenty-first century. He offers us both a lucid guide to a wide range of materialist theories and a set of fascinating examples.' Linda Nash, University of Washington


1. Fellow travelers: the non-human things that make us human; 2. We never left Eden: the religious and secular marginalization of matter; 3. Natural born humans: a neo-materialist theory and method of history; 4. The longhorn: the animal intelligence behind American open range ranching; 5. The silkworm: the innovative insects behind Japanese modernization; 6. The copper atom: conductivity and the great convergence of Japan and the West; 7. The matter of humans: beyond the Anthropocene and towards a new humanism.


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