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By Maura O'Connor, Deborah Cohen

Historians this present day wish to hold forth the virtues of comparability and cross-national paintings. within the final decade, cross-national histories have prospered, yielding vital paintings within the matters as various because the transatlantic alternate in slaves and the cultures of star. meanwhile, comparative historical past has additionally loved a renaissance, yet what's mostly lacking within the rush past the country is any experience of the way to take on this research.This quantity brings jointly students who've labored both cross-nationally or relatively to mirror upon their very own study. In essays that have interaction functional, methodological, and theoretical questions, those members investigate the gains--but additionally the stumbling blocks and perils--of examine that traverses nationwide obstacles. Drawn from the subject-areas that experience attracted the main comparative and cross-national cognizance: struggle, welfare, hard work, state, immigration, and gender. Taken jointly, those essays give you the first serious research of the cross-national flip in eu background.

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8. R. Palmer, The Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, 1760–1800, 2 vols. (Princeton, 1959–1964). 9. Mona Ozouf, Women’s Words: Essay on French Singularity (Chicago, 1997). 10. Frank Tannenbaum, Slave and Citizen (New York, 1946); Herbert S. Klein, Slavery in the Americas: A Comparative Study of Virginia and Cuba (Chicago, 1967); Carl N. Degler, Neither Black Nor White: Slavery and Race Relations in Brazil and the United States (New York, 1971). Overviews in Frederick Cooper, “Race, Ideology, and the Perils of Comparative History,” American Historical Review, 101: 4 (October 1996) and George M.

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