The Mammoth and the Mouse: Microhistory and Morphology

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In the Mammoth Room of Charles Willson Peale's Philadelphia museum, the reconstructed skeleton of a mammoth stands beside that of a mouse. This juxtaposition, write Florike Egmond and Peter Mason, is symbolic of the two approaches to history which they seek to reconcile. In The Mammoth and the Mouse: Microhistory and Morphology, Egmond and Mason aim to rescue morphology from abstraction and microhistory from the taint of triviality. They explore the theoretical relationship between the microhistorical method of paying ...

The Mammoth and the Mouse: Microhistory and Morphology 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801854781

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The Mammoth and the Mouse: Microhistory and Morphology 1997, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801854774

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