History, the social sciences and potentials for cooperation. With particular attention to economic history

Jürgen Kocka

Abstract


In contrast to preceding decades, the distance between history and the
social sciences has be­come wider in the last quarter of the 20th century. Economic history has somewhat lost importance. But new opportunities and
approaches at cooperation between economic history and economics, between
history and the social sciences have emerged recently. The author
discusses these changes and shows in what ways history and the social
sciences may profit from one another.

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DOI: 10.4119/UNIBI/indi-v1-i1-6