Archival Science

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 191–194 | Cite as

Preface: Historical research on archives and knowledge cultures: an interdisciplinary wave

  • Randolph C. HeadEmail author
Original paper


Introduces the collection of articles collected in the special issue "Knowledge Cultures.”


Early modern Europe Archives and history 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of HistoryUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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