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“A Universall Monarchy”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 13363 words.

Chapter 1 analyzes a mid-seventeenth-century pamphlet exchange that suggests how global fantasies infuse writings that on their surface seem little interested in situating England on a...

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Editor's Introduction

Dan Stone.

in The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: European History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 17554 words.

It is tempting to tell the story of Europe in the twentieth century in two halves: the first, a sorry, bleak tale of poverty, war, and genocide; and the second, a happy narrative of...

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Future History

Kristina Bross.

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 288 pages.

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power....

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Historians and Sociologists Debate Transnationalism

Peter Kivisto.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity

August 2016; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: History; United States History; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 8725 words.

This article examines the role played by the idea of transnationalism in immigrant studies during the past quarter of a century. It does so by first reviewing its developmental phase, which...

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Introduction

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 10366 words.

The introduction considers the stakes and theoretical interventions of Future History. It reviews recent critical moves to consider American and English cultural productions from a global...

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Memory Wars in the ‘New Europe’

Dan Stone.

in The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; European History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 9382 words.

Seventy years after the start of World War II, revisionists across Europe are arguing that Joseph Stalin was as much to blame for starting the war as was Adolf Hitler. As Adam Krzeminski...

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“Of the New-World a new discoverie”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 17872 words.

Chapter 2 analyzes Thomas Gage’s The English-American (1648), which urges Oliver Cromwell to invade New Spain (the “Western Design”). Gage, an English Catholic, lived in New Spain for...

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“These Shall Come from Far”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 14016 words.

Chapter 3 analyzes English claims to a central role in a global network of indigenous and English people connected by faith around the world, claims made manifest in Of the Conversion of...

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“Why should you be so furious?”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 15894 words.

Chapter 4 focuses on the representation of Anglo-Dutch relations from Asia to America in the seventeenth century. The chapter analyzes the representation of an incident in 1623 on the spice...

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“Would India had beene never knowne”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 19310 words.

This chapter analyzes two representations of women based on the print record of a 1623 incident in which English traders were tortured and killed by their Dutch rivals on the island of...

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