Foundation of empirical historical research; Marxism and historical research; annals tradition: towards total history; recent challenges to historical method: new cultural history, intellectual history, micro history, environmental history, oral history, history from below, peopleâ€™s history, social history; world history or global history; body, gender and history.
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Academic Complex Block F Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, 781039