Clio's Circle: Entering the Imaginal World of Historians

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How do historians recreate historical moments as if they can reach out and touch, smell, hear, see and even taste the past? How do historians make that imaginative leap back into time? According to Dr. Ruth Meyer, dreams, visions and altered states form an unacknowledged and misunderstood part of the historian's creative process. Drawing on the autobiographical writings of historians such as Arnold Toynbee and Simon Schama, Meyer weaves together the insights of depth psychology with life-changing moments of historical ...

Clio's Circle: Entering the Imaginal World of Historians 2007, Spring Journal

ISBN-13: 9781882670703

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