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Threads and Traces: True False Fictive #2020

Threads and Traces True False Fictive Carlo Ginzburg s brilliant and timely new essay collection takes a bold stand against naive positivism and allegedly sophisticated neo skepticism It looks deeply into questions raised by decades of po

  • Title: Threads and Traces: True False Fictive
  • Author: Carlo Ginzburg Anne C. Tedeschi John Tedeschi
  • ISBN: 9780520259614
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Threads and Traces: True False Fictive By Carlo Ginzburg Anne C. Tedeschi John Tedeschi, Carlo Ginzburg s brilliant and timely new essay collection takes a bold stand against naive positivism and allegedly sophisticated neo skepticism It looks deeply into questions raised by decades of post structuralism What constitutes historical truth How do we draw a boundary between truth and fiction What is the relationship between history and memory How do we grappCarlo Ginzburg s brilliant and timely new essay collection takes a bold stand against naive positivism and allegedly sophisticated neo skepticism It looks deeply into questions raised by decades of post structuralism What constitutes historical truth How do we draw a boundary between truth and fiction What is the relationship between history and memory How do we grapple with the historical conventions that inform, in different ways, all written documents In his answers, Ginzburg peels away layers of subsequent readings and interpretations that envelop every text to make a larger argument about history and fiction Interwoven with compelling autobiographical references, Threads and Traces bears moving witness to Ginzburg s life as a European Jew, the abiding strength of his scholarship, and his deep engagement with the historian s craft.

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    1. Threads and Traces is a collection of Carlo Ginzburg s recent articles most prominent here is probably Microhistory Two or Three Things I Know About It, but also notable are Proofs and Possibilities, postscript to The Return of Martin Guerre and Just One Witness Ginzburg is a genius and this collection is just additional proof of that fact If you are a poor university student like me , you could probably cobble most of this book together with your handy library JSTOR pass, but if you need to ha [...]

    2. Una colecci n de art culos sobre los m s diversos temas de historiograf a y hasta filosof a de la ciencia Cu l es la validez de las fuentes inquisitoriales Qu nos dice de un episodio el hecho de que haya un solo testimonio, o que se ponga en duda la autenticidad de un escrito Carlo Ginzburg analiza casos puntuales de su carrera de historiador para echar luz sobre el oficio.

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