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

From various traditionally grounded views, After the Imperial Turn assesses the destiny of the state as a topic of disciplinary inquiry. In mild of the flip towards scholarship excited about imperialism and postcolonialism, this provocative assortment investigates even if the country continues to be relevant, enough, or perhaps attainable as an analytical class for learning background. those twenty essays, essentially via historians, exemplify cultural ways to histories of nationalism and imperialism at the same time they severely research the consequences of such approaches.
While many of the individuals talk about British imperialism and its repercussions, the amount additionally comprises, as counterpoints, essays at the heritage and historiography of France, Germany, Spain, and the USA. even if the historical past of the passport or the instructing of heritage from a postnational viewpoint, this assortment explores such vexed concerns as how historians may well face up to the seduction of nationwide narratives, what—if anything—might change the nation’s hegemony, and the way even history-writing that interrogates the belief of the kingdom is still ideologically and methodologically indebted to nationwide narratives. putting nation-based stories 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 state 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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