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The history of knowledge history today

The history of knowledge history today

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There have been so many intellectual changes (global, emotional, material, performative) in recent decades that it becomes difficult to think about them without feeling dizzy. Nevertheless, it is worth thinking about the "information turnaround" and the "archive turnaround". The sudden surge in interest in the history of information or knowledge at the beginning of the century is certainly linked to current debates about the type of "information society" in which we live. This interest is also linked to the "archive turn", in which historians who have studied in archives for a long time have started to take them seriously as the subject of their own investigation and to ask themselves how they came about and why they were organized Paths and their...