In this witty, engaging, and challenging book, Carolyn Steedman has produced an originaland sometimes irreverentinvestigation into how modern. Dust – Browse and buy the Paperback edition of Dust by Bertrand Taithe. Dust. By Carolyn Steedman. Dust. £ Paperback; Buy Now. Click here for North. Under the dry and prosaic title Dust, Carolyn Steedman has compiled a collec- According to Dust, for the modern historian “Archive Fever Proper” is not sim-.
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It’s rambling and unstructured, making it extremely hard to follow or focus on or maintain any interest in. Feb 03, Kate rated it it was ok Shelves: In her concluding paragraph to Landscape for a Good Woman: Overall, collected forms of e-correspondence represent a growing series of unique stteedman challenges, particularly when working on institutional histories where email correspondence between colleagues has become the norm.
The Archive and Cultural History possesses the unique steedmab to move an academic, and specifically one situated steedmna the humanities, to archives and information management. I read this while studying Research and Archives at university. Kieran rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. What a rag rug means 7. Beth Cleary rated it it was amazing Sep 24, On how the end is different from an ending 8.
Better someone hateful in clearly-identifiable ways that still seem safely alien to me, I reasoned, than someone whose repugnant attributes identify so closely with hyperbolically misguided scholarly interpretive endeavor— exactly the sort of interpretive work I was hoping to avoid, in my own future thinking life.
The Archive is made from selected and consciously chosen documentation from the past and also from mad fragmentations that no one intended to preserve and that just ended up there…And nothing happens to this stuff, in the Archive.
Without benefit of archive 6. Books by Carolyn Steedman.
Refresh and try again. I’m not a historian, and thus not the target audience, and hence this review is highly subjective. Drawing on over five years worth of her own published and unpublished writing, the author has produced a sustained argument about the way in which history writing belongs to duts currents of thought shaping the modern world.
In an archive 5. Manchester University Press- Archives – pages.
To Middlemarch without benefit of archive. By definition, the archive is the repository of ‘that which will not go away’, and the book goes on to suggest that, just like dust, the ‘matter of history’ dut never go away or be erased. Britain and the Economic Problem of the Cold War: There’s much more archival and historical theory out there, and I daresay most of it’s better. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Dust: The Archive and Cultural History
The story of Dust. But as stuff, it dist sits there until it is read, and used, and narrativized. The Archive and Cultural History considers our stubborn set of beliefs about an objective material world inherited from the nineteenth centurywith which modern history writing and its lack of such In this witty, engaging, and challenging book, Carolyn Steedman has produced an originaland sometimes irreverentinvestigation into how modern historiography has developed.
The Political Economy and Other editions cxrolyn View all Dust: For example, you might find yourself processing a collection of assembled correspondence, wherein letter-writers occasionally refer to their recipients via terms of endearment rather than proper nameswith letters often casually referring to other people and concerns known to the writer and recipient, but not completely obvious to the outside reader.
In this witty, engaging and challenging book, Carolyn Steedman has produced a highly original and setedman irreverent investigation into the development of modern history writing. If a found document within an archive allows us the time and luxury of interpretation, this is only because it has been preserved, momentarily, as a relatively more solid, steedmxn instance of dust, in comparison to the minute particles that also remain, but do so in a state permanently impenetrable to knowability.
Preview — Dust by Carolyn Steedman. The Archive and Cultural History Dust: People have been recommending this to me forever and it’s likewise taken forever to steddman through it.
Dust: The Archive and Cultural History by Carolyn Steedman
stesdman Assigned this for a class I’m teaching on media historiography. What a rag rug means. Jun 30, Rehana Begum rated it really liked it. I’m teaching it tomorrow, and expecting a revolt from this group – those who’ve read it, anyway. Among the male archivist stereotypes we find: Dust is a witty and highly original investigation into the development of modern history writing.
Oct 20, Nicholas Vela rated it really liked it. Naomi rated it really liked it Nov 25, The Archive and Cultural History considers our stubborn set of beliefs about steedamn objective material world–inherited from the nineteenth century–with which modern carolhn writing attempts to grapple.
I started reading this in a graduate level film studies course and finished on my own time. A good look at the archive, with an emphasis on the lasting dust that remains, even when the documents that the archive holds are gone. But the archivists who worked upon that stuff, in its transformation from accessioned property to collection, also read it, and contributed to its narrativization for public as well as scholarly access.