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THE HISTORY OF EMOTIONS: AN INTERVIEW WITH WILLIAM REDDY, BARBARA ROSENWEIN, AND PETER STEARNS
The history of emotions is a burgeoning field—so much so, that some are invoking an “emotional turn.” As a way of charting this development, I have interviewed three of the leading practitioners of
The History of Emotions: An Introduction
- The first book-length introduction to one of the fastest-growing fields of historical discipline - Offers a synthesis of the work already carried out in the field and an agenda for the direction
The Stalin Cult: A Study in the Alchemy of Power
Between the late 1920s and the early 1950s, one of the most persuasive personality cults of all times saturated Soviet public space with images of Stalin. A torrent of portraits, posters, statues,
AHR Conversation: The Historical Study of Emotions
In the past few years, the AHR has published five “Conversations,” each on a subject of interest to a wide range of historians: “On Transnational History” (2006), “Religious Identities and Violence”
Fear: Soldiers and Emotion in Early Twentieth-Century Russian Military Psychology
This article provides an analysis of the locus of fear in military psychology in late imperial Russia. After the Russo-Japanese War and the 1905 Revolution, the debate coalesced around two poles:
Learning how to feel : children's literature and emotional socialization, 1870-1970
A key historical framework for study of the effects of literature on children's emotional development in the century up to 1970 Employs a literary perspective, offering readers an historical context
Sounds of February, Smells of October: The Russian Revolution as Sensory Experience
Temporally speaking, the Russian Revolution of 1917 was not a news item, not even a rumor, but first and foremost novel sensory impressions—gunshots with live ammunition from unusual places, the
Introduction
Recent scholarship in the humanities and social sciences is awash with emotions. Affective social science, the cognitive poetics of emotion, the philosophy of emotions, the history of emotions, and
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