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Jeudi 19 septembre 2019
« Over the past two decades, transnational history has become an established term describing approaches to the writing of world or global history that emphasise movement, dynamism and diversity. This book investigates the emergence of the ’transnational’ as an approach, its limits, and parameters.
It focuses particular attention on the contributions of postcolonial and feminist studies in reformulating transnational historiography as a move beyond the national to one focusing on oceans, the movement of people, and the contributions of the margins. It ends with a consideration of developing approaches such as translocalism. The book considers the new kinds of history that need to be written now that the transnational perspective has become widespread. Providing an accessible and engaging chronology of the field, it will be key reading for students of historiography and world history. »
Fiona Paisley is Professor of History at Griffith University, Australia. She is the author of The Lone Protestor : AM Fernando in Australia and London (2012), Glamour in the Pacific : Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women’s Pan-Pacific (2009) and Across the World with the Johnsons : Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century, co-authored with Prue Ahrens and Lamont Lindstrom (2013).
Pamela Scully is Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Professor of African Studies, and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Emory University, USA. She is the author of Liberating the Family ? : Gender and British Slave Emancipation in the Rural Western Cape, South Africa, 1823-1853 (1997), the co-editor of Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World (2005), with Diana Paton and co-author of Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus : A Ghost Story and a Biography (2009) with Clifton Crais. Her most recent book is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (2016).
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