This student guide introduces the key concepts, theories and approaches to the history of emotions while teaching readers how to apply these ideas to historical source material. Covering the main emotions approaches and providing a range of global case studies and historical sources with which to apply learning, this textbook provides a ‘how to’ guide for those new to the field and for those learning how historians apply methods to source material.
Written in clear and accessible language, each chapter is accompanied by further reading, while surveying many of the main areas of current research and providing ideas for personal research projects and further learning. This methodological guide is ideal for students taking modules on the History of Emotions, or for students on general Historical Skills modules.
- Offers students a `how to' guide for applying history of emotions methods to a source
- Lucidly explains the key concepts, theories and approaches for those new to the field
- Provides case studies and sources to allow students to apply their learning
- Written by a leading expert in the field, based at a world-leading centre for the history of emotions
1. The history of emotions: an introduction
2. Emotion words
6. Practices and performances
7. Space and place
8. Going further.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Mastering Modern World History Norman Lowe
- A History of Spain Simon Barton
- Contemporary Britain John McCormick
- A Short History of Asia Colin Mason
- Studying History Jeremy Black, Donald MacRaild
- A History of the Baltic States Andres Kasekamp
- A History of the United States Philip Jenkins
- History of Africa Kevin Shillington
- A History of Australia Mark Peel, Christina Twomey
- A History of Modern Tourism Eric Zuelow
- A Short History of the British Industrial Revolution Emma Griffin
- Compassion Alvin Finkel