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Encounters Old and New in World History
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Encounters Old and New in World History: Essays Inspired by Jerry H. Bentley

Alan Karras and Laura J. Mitchell

Abstract

This volume responds to provocations that Jerry Bentley tendered in his scholarship and through his professional activities. The collection interrogates the institutional settings, disciplinary proclivities, methodological choices, and diverse source bases of world history research and teaching. Several essays in the book address the ways in which present-day concerns influence historical research on local and global scales. Other essays pay particular attention to the production and circulation of knowledge across regional, temporal, and class boundaries, as well as between the academy and th ... More

Keywords: Jerry Bentley, world history, global history, cross-cultural encounter, globalization, historical scale, history education, public history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780824865917
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824865917.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Karras, editor
University of California, Berkeley

Laura J. Mitchell, editor
University of California, Irvine