Social History-New History Term Paper by cee-cee

Social History-New History
A look at new history and multiculturalism within the context of historical studies in Britain.
# 107094 | 2,739 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 19, 2008 in History (British) , Education (General) , Sociology (Multiculturalism)

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The paper discusses the conception of 'new history" or 'history from below' and states that it has its foundations in a wide range of connected disciplines and contemporary theoretical trajectories and stances. The paper comments that the foundation of 'history from below' lies in the questioning of the hegemony of old and more elitist views of history and the context of historical reality The paper concludes that the writing of 'history from below' provides a much-needed and important part of historical research and discourse in contemporary scholarship.

Introduction and Overview
British Multiculturalism

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Brecher J. History From Below: How to Uncover and Tell the Story of Your
  • Community, Association, or Union. 3 June 2007
  • Gaskill, Malcolm. Crime and Mentalities in Early Modern England. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Questia. 3 June 2007 <>.
  • Harrison R. History from below: approaches to the study of social history. 3 June 2007 <>
  • Hill, Christopher. The English Revolution: 1640. London: Lawrence & Wishart.1940

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