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By Antoinette Burton,Susan D. Pennybacker,Stuart Ward,Heather Streets,Ann Curthoys

From numerous traditionally grounded views, After the Imperial Turn assesses the destiny of the kingdom as a topic of disciplinary inquiry. In mild of the flip towards scholarship fascinated with imperialism and postcolonialism, this provocative assortment investigates even if the country continues to be principal, sufficient, or perhaps attainable as an analytical classification for learning heritage. those twenty essays, basically through historians, exemplify cultural techniques to histories of nationalism and imperialism whilst they severely learn the results of such approaches.
While lots of the members speak about British imperialism and its repercussions, the amount additionally contains, as counterpoints, essays at the heritage and historiography of France, Germany, Spain, and the us. even if the heritage of the passport or the instructing of heritage from a postnational point of view, this assortment explores such vexed concerns as how historians may withstand the seduction of nationwide narratives, what—if anything—might substitute the nation’s hegemony, and the way even history-writing that interrogates the belief of the country is still ideologically and methodologically indebted to nationwide narratives. putting nation-based reports in overseas and interdisciplinary contexts, After the Imperial Turn issues towards methods of writing historical past and examining tradition attentive either to the inadequacies and persistence of the country as an organizing rubric.

Contributors. Tony Ballantyne, Antoinette Burton, Ann Curthoys, Augusto Espiritu, Karen Fang, Ian Christopher Fletcher, Robert Gregg, Terri Hasseler, Clement Hawes, Douglas M. Haynes, Kristin Hoganson, Paula Krebs, Lara Kriegel, Radhika Viyas Mongia, Susan Pennybacker, John Plotz, Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Heather Streets, Hsu-Ming Teo, Stuart Ward, Lora Wildenthal, Gary Wilder

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