A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography by Aviezer Tucker

By Aviezer Tucker

The fifty entries during this Companion conceal the most concerns within the philosophies of historiography and background, together with normal heritage and the practices of historians.
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Empirical analyses of US strikes and unionization processes between 1904 and 1945 are presented to illustrate the method. Isaac, Larry W. and Larry J. S. Labor History", American Sociological Review, 54 (1989), pp. 873-890. This paper lays the foundation for taking time and temporally-moving time-series approaches seriously in historical sociology. The authors illustrate their argument by analyzing examples of historical contingency in the US strike-unionization relation from the 1880s to 1980 using temporally-moving covariance analysis.

3. This is true generally of methods that rely on comparative analyses such as Qualitative Comparative Analysis (see Ragin elsewhere in this volume) and Millsean methods of comparison. 4. Holly J. McCammon, 'The Politics of Protection: State Minimum Wage and Maximum Hours Laws for Women in the United States, 1870-1930", The Sociological Quarterly, 36 (1995), pp. 217249; idem, 'Protection for Whom? Maximum Hours Laws and Women's Employment in the United States, 1880-1910", Work and Occupations, 23 (1996), pp.

See, for example: US Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 19/0 (Washington, DC, 1975); US Bureau of the Census, Statistical Abstract of the United States (Washington, DC, various years); President of the United States, Economic Report of the President (Washington, DC, various years); US Department of Labor, Handbook of Labor Statistics (Washington, DC, various years). Holly J. McCammon Dependent variable Explanatory variables State Year Alabama 1870 1871 1872 Arizona of protective legislation Consumers' league Competitive election Full suffrage 1930 1870 1871 1872 1930 Wyoming 1870 1871 1872 1930 Figure i.

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