More than twenty years after Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method was first published in English, this extraordinary collection remains a. “In the diversity of methods and objects of analysis it offers, Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method offers a fresh perspective on this Italian historian who has. Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method. By Carlo Ginzburg (Baltimore,. Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, xvii plus pp. $). Best known.
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More than twenty years after Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method was first published in English, this extraordinary collection remains a classic.
In the influential centerpiece of the volume Carlo Ginzburg places historical knowledge in a long tradition of cognitive practices and shows how a research strategy based on reading clues and traces embedded in the historical record reveals otherwise hidden information. Acknowledging his debt to art history, psychoanalysis, comparative religion, and anthropology, Ginzburg challenges us to retrieve these cultural and social dimensions.
In his new preface, Ginzburg reflects on how easily we miss the context in which we read, write, and live. Only hindsight allows some thr. He examines his own path in research during the s and its relationship to the times, especially the political scenes of Italy and Germany.
Was he influenced by the environment, he asks himself, and if so, how? Ginzburg uses his own experience to examine the elusive and constantly evolving nature of history and historical research. Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Gonzburg Search. Clues, Myths, and the Historical Method. Selected pages Title Page.
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Contents Notes on a Modenese Trial of A Problem of Method. Roots of an Evidential Paradigm. Freud the WolfMan and the Werewolves. The Inquisitor as Anthropologist. Clues, myths, and the historical method Carlo Ginzburg Snippet view – Notes on a Modenese Trial of John TedeschiAnne C.