Emotions in American History : An International Assessment Hardback
Edited by Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht
Part of the European Studies in American History series
The study of emotions has continually attracted the interest of scholars in various disciplines, igniting a lively public debate on the constructive and destructive power of emotions in society as well as within each of us.
The contributors to this volume explore the role of emotions in history and ask how that exploration changes what we know about national and international history, and in turn how that affects the methodological study of history.
In particular they focus on emotions in American history between the 18th century and the present: in war, in social and political discourse, as well as in art and the media.
In addition to case studies, the volume includes a review of their fields by senior scholars, who offer new insights regarding future research projects.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 302 pages
- Publisher: Berghahn Books
- Publication Date: 01/05/2010
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9781845456429