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 (2)

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
History, power and visual communication artefacts
vol. 20 (2): 280-302
Regimes of historicity: presentism and experiences of time
vol. 20 (2): 303-305
The fiction of history; a new type of history
vol. 20 (2): 305-314

Volume 20 (1)

Retracted Article: On ‘presence’ and conversing with the past: do historians communicate with the past?
vol. 20 (1): (v)-(x)
vol. 20 (1): 1-1
Adventures of a postmodern historian – Japan
vol. 20 (1): 2-38
Had Pilar Ternera co-written Cien Aňos de Soledad, Gabo, I’d never write you now: toward a letter to the dead
vol. 20 (1): 39-51
Benjamin and collecting
vol. 20 (1): 52-79
‘Except in the case of historical fact’: history and the historical novel
vol. 20 (1): 80-96
History bites: mashing up history and gothic fiction in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
vol. 20 (1): 97-115
The sociologist and the historian
vol. 20 (1): 116-119
The beginning of infinity
vol. 20 (1): 119-124
Key issues in historical theory
vol. 20 (1): 124-128
Historik, Theorie der Geschichtswissenschaft
vol. 20 (1): 128-131
The transformation of the world: a global history of the nineteenth century
vol. 20 (1): 131-133