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Lynn Hunt

Embodied Self: The New Causal History, Part II

Lynn Hunt. Writing History in the Global Era (New York: W.W. Norton & Company Inc, 2014) 208 pages.Review by Gregory Jones-KatzDespite Hunt’s sensible intervention, several issues trouble Writing History. Though she offers a series of significant insights into the content of globalization talk, Hunt does not address its form. If Hunt wants historians to pay more attention to how they write history in the global era, then they must attend to how they write history on the page. Linguistic turns of the historian should thus be incorporated into Hunt’s notion of the causal spiral between individual and society, local and Read more