Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice

This acclaimed journal allows historians in a broad range of specialities to experiment with new ways of presenting and interpreting history. Rethinking History challenges the accepted ways of doing history and rethinks the traditional paradigms, providing a unique forum in which practitioners and theorists can debate and expand the boundaries of the discipline.


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Latest articles

Volume 20 (4)

Editorial Board
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vol. 20 (4): 489-490
Leibnizian philosophy of history: a conversation
vol. 20 (4): 491-511
Namier, Zionism and the Palestine question: a case study of objectivity, truth and balance in the writing of history
vol. 20 (4): 512-522
Wikipedia and history: a worthwhile partnership in the digital era?
vol. 20 (4): 523-543
Macaulay 1828: history, biography, and portraiture
vol. 20 (4): 544-555
‘Thoughts on authoring the past as history’
vol. 20 (4): 556-585
Comics from the World Wars as palimpsest-laden tools for historical analysis
vol. 20 (4): 586-593
Remaking history: the past in contemporary historical fiction
vol. 20 (4): 594-598
The ‘postmodern turn’ in the social sciences
vol. 20 (4): 599-601
Sweet caress: the many lives of Amory Clay
vol. 20 (4): 601-605

Volume 20 (2)

Historians and ‘the current situation’
vol. 20 (2): 143-153
The republic of historians: historians as nation-builders in Estonia (late 1980s–early 1990s)
vol. 20 (2): 154-171
The ‘age of commemoration’ as a narrative construct: a critique of the discourse on the contemporary crisis of memory in France
vol. 20 (2): 172-191
Thinking the past politically: Palestine, power and pedagogy
vol. 20 (2): 192-216
The ideal of objectivity and the public role of the historian: some lessons from the Historikerstreit and the History Wars
vol. 20 (2): 217-234
Calliope’s ascent: defragmenting philosophy of history by rhetoric
vol. 20 (2): 235-258
We are history: the outlines of a quasi-substantive philosophy of history
vol. 20 (2): 259-279
History, power and visual communication artefacts
vol. 20 (2): 280-302
Regimes of historicity: presentism and experiences of time
vol. 20 (2): 303-305