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Cultural history: disciplinary borderlands in the time of border-scrapping


  • Irina Savelieva

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia))


The paper analyzes the objects, concepts and methods of cultural history / histoire culturelle / Kulturgeschichte / kulturnaya istoriya, a modern historical subdiscipline that exists in different national historiographical traditions. This subdiscipline’s objects of study, such as social institutions, social networks, daily interactions, childhood, cultural memory, corporality, etc., lie in a borderland. Therefore, the paper focuses on interdisciplinary interaction in relation to history and raises the question of the institutional boundaries of disciplines.

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  • Irina Savelieva, 2013. "Cultural history: disciplinary borderlands in the time of border-scrapping," HSE Working papers WP BRP 13/HUM/2013, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:13hum2013

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    History; culture; cultural history; neue Kulturgeschichte; histoire culturelle; theory; research method; interdiscipilnarity; interdisciplinary object of study; institutional boundaries of disciplines; axiomatic core.;

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