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 Conceptions of National History
(1990, NS 78)
Lars Werin, Karl Molin et al
September 4-7, Hässelby, Stockholm
Proceedings: Erik Lönnroth, Karl Molin, and Ragnar Björk: Conceptions of National History (1994), Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany

ISBN 3-11-013504-3

 

Table of Contents  
Preface V
Introduction
Erik Lönnroth
1
Conceptions of National History
Ragnar Björk
5
An Example of the National History of a Stateless European Nation: Catalonia
Albert Balcells
15
Commentary on the Paper by Albert Balcells
Ole Feldbæk
29
Historiography and Nationalism in Belgium
Christian Koninck
34
National Conceptions of History in Finland
Max Engman
49
National History in the Context of Decolonisation
J. F. Ade Ajayi
64
Colonial History - A Case Study of India
Bipan Chandra
79
"The Holy European Empire"
Åke Holmberg
98
Commentary on the Papers by Åke Holmberg, J. F. Ade Ajayi and Bipan Chandra
Jarle Simensen
114
National History in Germany After the Second World War
Otto Dann
123
Changing Conceptions of National History Since the French Revolution. A Critical Comparative Perspective
Georg G. Iggers
132
Commentary on the Papers by Georg Iggers and Otto Dann
Niels Steensgaard
151
Changing Conceptions of National History in Twentieth-Century China
Ying-Shih Yü
155
Historiography as a Magic Mirror: The Image of "Nation" in Japan, 1600-1990
Hiroshi Watanabe
175
Commentary on the Papers by Ying-shih Yü and Hiroshi Watanabe
Göran Malmqvist
188
Russia and the West in Pre-Revolutionary and Soviet Historiography
Ivan Kovalchenko
196
Scandinavian Conceptions of National History - A Model for Soviet Historians?
Alexander Kan
214
The Different Histories of Twentieth-Century Poland
Jerzy Tomaszewski
226
Commentary on the Papers by lvan Kovalchenko, Alexander Kan, and Jerzy Tomaszewski
Max Engman
242
The Future of American History
John Higham
248
The Way to Conceive of National History
Henryk Samsonowicz
264
What is the "History of Society"?
Hans-Ulrich Wehler
270
Commentary on the Papers by John Higham, Henryk Samsonowicz and Hans-Ulrich Wehler
Francis Sejersted
285
What are the Future Prospects for the Writing of National History, and What are the Alternatives?
Theodore Zeldin
293
Contribution to the Discussion After Theodore Zeldin's Introduction: "What are the future prospects for the writing of national history ...?"
Kåre Tønnesson
300
Conclusion
Erik Lönnroth
306
Index 309

 

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