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Social History as "Sites of Memory"? The Institutionalizaton of History: Microhistory and the Grand Narrative
This article established its theoretical framework by criticizing the way in which social historians have practiced their scholarship in the last three decades and how and why they have not respondedExpand
Singularizing the past: The history and archaeology of the small and ordinary
Recently a fierce criticism has been aimed at social history and how it has been directed by various forms of grand narratives. Some microhistorians have lent this critique a voice from where a newExpand
Gender: A Useful Category in the Analysis of Ego-Documents?
The article discusses the significance of the concept of gender for historical analysis, particularly on the basis of the importance of different types of ego-documents for the self-expression of theExpand
What is Microhistory?: Theory and Practice
Part I (Istvan M. Szijarto) Introduction: Against simple truths. Chapter 1: Italian microhistory. Chapter 2: Under the impact of microstoria: the French and German perspective. Chapter 3:Expand
The Singularization of History : Social History and Microhistory within the Postmodern State of Knowledge
This article established its theoretical framework by criticizing the way in which social historians have practiced their scholarship in the last two decades and how and why they have not respondentExpand
World War II in the Lives of Black Americans: Some Findings and an Interpretation
To a democratic but inegalitarian nation, the cost of waging war may include the transformation of second-class citizens who are called upon to serve. World War II helped bring about an end to aExpand
Far-reaching microhistory: the use of microhistorical perspective in a globalized world
Abstract In my previous work I have established a theoretical framework called ‘the Singularization of History’ by criticizing the way social, cultural and microhistorians have practiced theirExpand
What is Microhistory
The normal exception
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