Beyond the Canon

History for the Twenty-first Century

  • Maria Grever
  • Siep Stuurman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Old Canons and New Histories

    1. Siep Stuurman, Maria Grever
      Pages 1-16
  3. The Framing of Historical Knowledge

  4. Foundations and Revisions of the Western Canon

  5. Transmission of Historical Knowledge in Multicultural Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. Nicole Tutiaux-Guillon
      Pages 173-187
    3. Susan Legêne, Berteke Waaldijk
      Pages 188-204
    4. Alex van Stipriaan
      Pages 205-219
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 220-221

About this book


'Beyond the Canon' deals with recent politicized processes of canonization and its implications for historical culture in a globalizing and postcolonial world. The volume discusses the framing and transmission of historical knowledge and its consequences for the construction of narratives and the teaching of history in multicultural environments.


culture enlightenment gender history Narrative transformation transmission

Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Grever
    • 1
  • Siep Stuurman
    • 1
  1. 1.Erasmus University RotterdamNetherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35446-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-59924-6
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