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 (3)

Narrativity and dialectics revisited
vol. 20 (3): 319-333
Tales of pastness and contemporaneity: on the politics of time in history and anthropology
vol. 20 (3): 352-374
Michael Oakeshott and Hayden White on the practical and the historical past
vol. 20 (3): 375-394
The Finnish Twitter war: the Winter War experienced through the #sota39 project and its implications for historiography
vol. 20 (3): 433-453
A history didactic experiment: the TV series Anno in a dramatist perspective
vol. 20 (3): 454-468
The Impact of History? Histories at the Beginning of the Century
vol. 20 (3): 469-475
Postnarrativist philosophy of historiography
vol. 20 (3): 476-478
Thinking history globally
vol. 20 (3): 478-481
The rise and propagation of historical professionalism
vol. 20 (3): 481-486
Engaging the past: mass culture and the production of historical knowledge
vol. 20 (3): 486-488

Volume 20 (2)

Historians and ‘the current situation’
vol. 20 (2): 143-153
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
We are history: the outlines of a quasi-substantive philosophy of history
vol. 20 (2): 259-279
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