Charles R. Bambach. Heidegger, Dilthey, and the Crisis of Historicism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1995 (useful overview of the German traditions)

Jeremy Ahearne. Michel de Certeau: Interpretation and its Other. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1995 (THE intro to Certeau)

Philippe Aries. Centuries Of Childhood: A Social History Of Family Life. New York: Random House,1962 (L'enfant et la vie familiale sous l'Ancien Regime)

Roland Barthes. Mythologies. New York: Hill and Wang, 1995 1972

Roland Barthes. The Eiffel Tower, And Other Mythologies. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997; orig. New York : Hill and Wang, 1979. [ISBN: 0520209826 (paper)]

Pierre Bourdieu. Language And Symbolic Power. Trans. John B. (John Brookshire)Thompson. Cambridge: Polity, 1992 1991 [ISBN: 074561034X (pbk)]

Peter Burke. The Fabrication of Louis XIV. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994 [ISBN: 0300059434 9PBK]

Mary Carruthers. The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990

Frances A. Yates. The Art of Memory. Chicago: U of Chicago Press, 1966

Michel de Certeau. Culture In The Plural. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998 [ISBN: 0816627673 (pb )]

Michel de Certeau. The Mystic Fable: V. 1. The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992

Gilles Deleuze. A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism And Schizophrenia. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1987

Henri Lefebvre. Writings on Cities. Trans. & ed. Eleonore Kofman and Elizabeth Lebas. Oxford: Blackwell, 1996

Paul Ricoeur. Time and Narrative. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,1984 1988 (Temps et recit)

Kirkpatrick Sale. The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy. New York: Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1990

Elaine Scarry. The Body In Pain: The Making And Unmaking Of The World. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985 [ISBN: 0195049969 (pbk.)]

Simon Schama. Landscape and Memory. New York: A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995

Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1889-1975). A Study Of History ... London: Oxford University press, 1939 1954

A History of Private Life. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press

Histories: French Constructions of the Past. Postwar French Thought, Vol. 1. Ed. by Jacques Revel and Lynn Hunt; series editor Ramona Naddaff. Trans by Arthur Goldhammer and others. New York: The New Press, 1995 (forthcoming: Vol. 2: Classical Antiquity; Vol. 3: Literary Criticism; Vol. 4: Philosophy)

Pierre Bourdieu. Sur la television; suivi de L'emprise du journalisme. Paris: Liber, 1996. [ISBN: 2912107008]


-courtesy of Scott G. Williams


Patrick Gardner, ed. Theories of History. NY: The Free Press, 1959

Fritz Stern, ed. The Varieties of History from Voltaire to the Present. NY: Vintage Books, 1972 [1953]

Hans Meyerhoff, ed. The Philosophy of History in Our Time. Garden City: Doubleday Anchor, 1959

Hans-Michael Baumgartner und Jörn Rüsen, eds. Seminar: Geschichte und Theorie. Frankfurt/M: Suhrkamp, 1976

Kurt Rossmann, ed. Deustsche Geschichtsphilosophie von Lessing bis Jaspers. Birsfelden-Basel: Verlag Schibli-Doppler, 1959

dtv Wissenschaftlische Reihe: Serie Theorie der Geschichte

Popper's The Poverty of Historicism (beware his use of the term historicism; his comparison of historical statements having the credibility of weather reports has an antecedent in Max Weber's Zur Auseinandersetzung mit Eduard Meyer)

Moses Finley's The Use and Abuse of History (eco-sociologically oriented studies of Greek history; real name was Finkelstein-published at least one article under that name-but got run out of the country during the 50s, though he wasn't a Communist, just left-leaning; later knighted in England, where he was very influential)