The Resource Logics of history : social theory and social transformation, William H. Sewell Jr

Logics of history : social theory and social transformation, William H. Sewell Jr

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Logics of history : social theory and social transformation
Title
Logics of history
Title remainder
social theory and social transformation
Statement of responsibility
William H. Sewell Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While social scientists and historians have been exchanging ideas for a long time, they have never developed a proper dialogue about social theory. William H. Sewell Jr. observes that on questions of theory the communication has been mostly one way: from social science to history. Logics of History argues that both history and the social sciences have something crucial to offer each other. While historians do not think of themselves as theorists, they know something social scientists do not: how to think about the temporalities of social life. On the other hand, while social scientists' treatm
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Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sewell, William Hamilton
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D16.166
LC item number
.S48 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences and history
  • History
  • History
  • Geography
  • HISTORY
  • Geschichtswissenschaft
  • Sozialwissenschaften
  • Geschichtstheorie
  • History
  • Social sciences and history
Label
Logics of history : social theory and social transformation, William H. Sewell Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Theory, History, and Social Science; 2. The Political Unconscious of Social and Cultural History, or, Confessions of a Former Quantitative Historian; 3. Three Temporalities: Toward an Eventful Sociology; 4. A Theory of Structure: Duality, Agency, and Transformation; 5. The Concept(s) of Culture; 6. History, Synchrony, and Culture: Reflections on the Work of Clifford Geertz; 7. A Theory of the Event: Marshall Sahlins's "Possible Theory of History"; 8. Historical Events as Transformations of Structures: Inventing Revolution at the Bastille
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 412 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226749198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649915293
  • (OCoLC)ocn649915293
Label
Logics of history : social theory and social transformation, William H. Sewell Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-396) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; 1. Theory, History, and Social Science; 2. The Political Unconscious of Social and Cultural History, or, Confessions of a Former Quantitative Historian; 3. Three Temporalities: Toward an Eventful Sociology; 4. A Theory of Structure: Duality, Agency, and Transformation; 5. The Concept(s) of Culture; 6. History, Synchrony, and Culture: Reflections on the Work of Clifford Geertz; 7. A Theory of the Event: Marshall Sahlins's "Possible Theory of History"; 8. Historical Events as Transformations of Structures: Inventing Revolution at the Bastille
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 412 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226749198
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649915293
  • (OCoLC)ocn649915293

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