In historical studies, prosopography is an investigation of the common characteristics of a British historian Lawrence Stone (–) brought the term to general attention in an explanatory article in The word is drawn from the figure. From Lawrence Stone, ‘Prosopography’, in F. Gilbert and S. Graubard eds., Historical Studies Today (New York, ); rpt. of Lawrence Stone, ” Prosopography,”. TEXTO FUNDAMENTAL. Texto fundamental prosopografia. Prosopography. La prosopographie. Lawrence Stone. RESUMO. O artigo faz uma apresentação.

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The Elizabethan House of Commons. The compilers were Dr Katharine S. The Gentry of South-West Wales – The Civil Ser-vice of Charles I, The Upper House in Revolutionary America – Biographies of Members of the Commons’ House, Stone contrasted this older prosopography with what in was the newer form of quantitative prosopography, which concern was with much wider populations including, particularly, “ordinary people”.


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This page was last edited on 29 Septemberat Stone noted two uses of prosopography as an historian’s tool: An example of this kind of work, published slightly later, is Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie ‘s pioneering work of microhistoryMontaillou: The Biographical Approach to His-tory. The nature of prosopographical research has developed over time. Payoffs and Pitfalls” Phoenix Lollardy and the Reformation: We then comment on some of the major problems involved in acritical use of prosopography: Essays in Leicestershire History.


Abstract and Keywords Lawrence Stone laqrence prosopography as the investigation of the common background characteristics of a group of actors in history through a collective study of their lives.

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Studies in Coercive Ideological Movements. Prosopography may also be classified as old or new. Beard and Sir Lewis Namier.

Historical Methods Newsletterv. Sign in to annotate. Texto fundamental prosopografia 1. Whilst biography and prosopography overlap, and prosopography is interested in the details of individuals’ lives, a prosopography is more than the plural of biography. La transformazione dell’aristocrazia et la Revoluzione Inglese.

Suffolk Record Societyv. It is up to you. The ‘Gentry’ Controversy and the Aristocracy in Crisis, Music Neuroscience Philosophy Physical Sciences. The identification of these problems is not intended to negate prosopography’s importance but to clarify the dangers inherent to its careless usage.

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Retrieved from ” https: It will be helpful to you to follow up suggested reading on the principals of relational databases. In the first place, it supplies a historical review of the first real prosopographic efforts, distinguishing the elitist schools, of a more individualizing nature, from the sociological ones, which are more collectivist in their approach.

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