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Gregory Jones-Katz

Embodied Self: The New Causal History, Part I

Lynn Hunt. Writing History in the Global Era (New York: W.W. Norton & Company Inc, 2014) 208 pages. This is the first of a two part series on the new Lynn Hunt work, Writing History in the Global Era. Part II will go up next Sunday evening.–RJG Review by Gregory Jones-KatzIn her compact book, Lynn Hunt—esteemed historian of the French Revolution and innovative practitioner of the “new cultural history”—considers how historians have approached their discipline and reflects on the emergence of global history, specifically the use of globalization as an explanatory historical framework. Hunt’s book, not least because of her Read more