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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Views Read Edit View history. In his essay, Lawrence Stone discussed an “older” form of prosopography which was principally concerned with well-known social elites, many of whom were already well-known historical figures. New England Merchants in the Seventeenth Century. The Social Origins of American Leaders: The Long Parliament – Social Change and Revolution in England – Prominent examples which Stone drew upon were the work of Charles A.

The Promised Land of Errorwhich developed a picture of patterns of kinship and heresy, daily and seasonal routine, in a small Occitan village, the last pocket of Catharsover a year period from to British Sociological Association, In the s, however, perhaps because of developments in computing, and particularly in database software, prosopography was revived.


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

Namier, Merton e Syme eram fortemente antimarxistas e ainda assim somente Merton parece ter tido familiaridade com esses modelos elitistas antimarxistas. English Monks and the Suppression of the Monasteries. London and the Outbreak of the Puritan Revolution. Aldermen of the City of London. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice.

Retrieved from ” https: The compilers were Dr Katharine S. The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies. England’s Earliest Protestants – Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Assessing results of prosopography applied to Roman Republican history.

Studies in Church Historyv. This is followed by a discussion of the precursors of the method and some of the most important early works: Constitution by looking at the class background and economic interests of the Founding Fathers.



Journal of Roman Studiesv. Review of Wedgwood’s History of Parliament.

Narrativising the individual and group biographies of the guests at the 25th Jubilee dinner of the British Psychoanalytical Society at The Savoy, London, on 8th March “. A Note on Historical Method: Review of Meier’s Res Publica Amissa. If a less concentrated approach is preferred, there are four natural break points in the tutorial, i. A certain mass of data is required for prosopographical research. Lives of the Admirals. Oliver Cromwell and His Parliament.

Publications Pages Publications Pages. HistoryMalden, v. Religion, the Reformation and Social Change. Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury.

The Revolution of the Saints.

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Whilst biography and prosopography overlap, and prosopography is interested in the details of individuals’ lives, a prosopography is more than the plural of biography. Bulletin of the Institute for Historical Researchv. Lawrwnce United States Senate – October 19,p. Studies in Coercive Ideological Movements.