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The contemporary history handbook / edited by Brian Brivati, Julia Buxton and Anthony Seldon.

by Brivati, Brian; Buxton, Julia; Seldon, Anthony.
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1996Description: 488 p. ; 24 cm. (hbk).ISBN: 1709048454.Subject(s): modern history
Contents:
Includes essays -- The new threat to history / Eric Hobsbawm -- World security after the Cold War / John Erickson -- Postmodernism and postmodernity : a user's guide / Joe Bailey -- The end of history debate revisted / Richard Cockett -- The post-war consensus in Britain: thesis, antithesis, synthesis / Harriet Jones -- Whose History? National narratives in multiracial societies / Shamit Saggar -- Debates in contemporary poliitcal economy / Andrew Graham -- 'Sexing the archive : gender in contemporary history / Lucy Noakes -- Citizenship and the European Union / Elizabeth Meehan -- The hedgehog and the fox : the writing of contemporary British political history / Brian Brivati -- The European scramble for Africa / Michael Twaddle -- Continuities in state policy a case study of Ethiopia / Karen Wells -- Democratisation and economic change in Latin America / George Philip -- Japan and the Pacific / Ian Neary -- China: a state in search of civilisation / Chris Hughes -- The turbulent decade : Soviet and Russian politics 1985-95 / Philip Boobbyer -- Forward into history : the liberalisation of Eastern Europe / Julia Buxton -- Contemporary conservatism and contemporary history in the United States / Gerard Alexander -- India / Tom Nossiter -- Britain and 'Europe' the shape of the historiographical debate / John W. Young -- Private papers / Angela Raspin -- Parliamentary sources / Dermot Englefield -- National archives in the United states : the case of intelligence history / Bradley F. Smith -- National British archives : public records / Nichlas Cox -- National archives in the United Kingdom : a case study of the Waldegrave initiative on Public Record Office releases / Anthony Gorst and Brian Brivati -- The case for preserving our contemporary communications heritage / Philip M. Taylor -- Using contemporary written sources : three case studies / Brian Brivati -- The Press / Chandrika Kaul -- Books and journals / Michael David Kandiah -- Survey and opinion polls / Tom Nossiter -- Oral history / Michael Roper -- Elite interview / Anthony Seldon -- Radio / Sian Nicholas -- Photography / Brian Harrison / Film as an historical source / Jeffrey Richards / Television and contemporary history / Margaret Scammell -- British newsreels / Howard Smith -- Opportunities in electronic information / Seamus Ross -- Electronic record keeping in the UK government and the HNS opportunity : challenge or threat / Edward Higgs -- Multimedia, hypertexts and the contemporary historian / Lorna M. Hughes -- CD-ROM and the historian : information technology and the writing of history / Brian Brivati.
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Includes index.

Includes essays -- The new threat to history / Eric Hobsbawm -- World security after the Cold War / John Erickson -- Postmodernism and postmodernity : a user's guide / Joe Bailey -- The end of history debate revisted / Richard Cockett -- The post-war consensus in Britain: thesis, antithesis, synthesis / Harriet Jones -- Whose History? National narratives in multiracial societies / Shamit Saggar -- Debates in contemporary poliitcal economy / Andrew Graham -- 'Sexing the archive : gender in contemporary history / Lucy Noakes -- Citizenship and the European Union / Elizabeth Meehan -- The hedgehog and the fox : the writing of contemporary British political history / Brian Brivati -- The European scramble for Africa / Michael Twaddle -- Continuities in state policy a case study of Ethiopia / Karen Wells -- Democratisation and economic change in Latin America / George Philip -- Japan and the Pacific / Ian Neary -- China: a state in search of civilisation / Chris Hughes -- The turbulent decade : Soviet and Russian politics 1985-95 / Philip Boobbyer -- Forward into history : the liberalisation of Eastern Europe / Julia Buxton -- Contemporary conservatism and contemporary history in the United States / Gerard Alexander -- India / Tom Nossiter -- Britain and 'Europe' the shape of the historiographical debate / John W. Young -- Private papers / Angela Raspin -- Parliamentary sources / Dermot Englefield -- National archives in the United states : the case of intelligence history / Bradley F. Smith -- National British archives : public records / Nichlas Cox -- National archives in the United Kingdom : a case study of the Waldegrave initiative on Public Record Office releases / Anthony Gorst and Brian Brivati -- The case for preserving our contemporary communications heritage / Philip M. Taylor -- Using contemporary written sources : three case studies / Brian Brivati -- The Press / Chandrika Kaul -- Books and journals / Michael David Kandiah -- Survey and opinion polls / Tom Nossiter -- Oral history / Michael Roper -- Elite interview / Anthony Seldon -- Radio / Sian Nicholas -- Photography / Brian Harrison / Film as an historical source / Jeffrey Richards / Television and contemporary history / Margaret Scammell -- British newsreels / Howard Smith -- Opportunities in electronic information / Seamus Ross -- Electronic record keeping in the UK government and the HNS opportunity : challenge or threat / Edward Higgs -- Multimedia, hypertexts and the contemporary historian / Lorna M. Hughes -- CD-ROM and the historian : information technology and the writing of history / Brian Brivati.

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