History of mentalities. Historiographical development of a complex and controversial concept

History of mentalities. Historiographical development of a complex and controversial concept

The aim of this article is to think about the causes which gave rise to a History of Mentalities and the evolution of its content. It is also focused on explaining the reason which led to call in question its validity since the end of the eighties and the state of discussion nowadays.

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Translated title: Historia de las Mentalidades. Evolución historiográfica de un concepto complejo y polémico
Journal Title: Obradoiro de Historia Moderna
Author: Domingo Luis González Lopo
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Get full text: https://revistas.usc.gal/index.php/ohm/article/view/561
Resource type: Journal Article
Source: Obradoiro de Historia Moderna; No 11 (Year 2002).
Publisher: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Usage rights: Reconocimiento - NoComercial - SinObraDerivada (by-nc-nd)
Categories: Social Sciences/Humanities --> History
Abstract: The aim of this article is to think about the causes which gave rise to a History of Mentalities and the evolution of its content. It is also focused on explaining the reason which led to call in question its validity since the end of the eighties and the state of discussion nowadays.
Translated abstract: El presente artículo tiene como objeto hacer una reflexión acerca de las causas que provocaron la aparición de una Historia de las Mentalidades y de la evolución de su contenido, así como explicar las razones que han llevado a poner en tela de juicio su validez desde finales de los años ochenta y el estado de la cuestión de dicho debate en la actualidad.