'Microgeschiedenis als inspiratiebron voor biografisch onderzoek'

Kuiper, Y., 2014, In : Tijdschrift voor Biografie. 3, 3, p. 90-94 5 p.

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The editors of 'Theoretical discussions of biography' are very sceptical about the scientific merits of the genre of Life Writing. They prefer a rapprochement between Biography, based on written sources, and Ginzburgian microhistory. One of their key arguments is that micro history and biography are more interwoven with notions of agency and context than with problenms of identity and emancipation.
Translated title of the contributionMicrohistory as source of inspiration for biographical research
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)90-94
Number of pages5
JournalTijdschrift voor Biografie
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • biography, life writing. micro history

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