História (São Paulo)
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ROJAS, Carlos Antonio Aguirre. 1968 as a turning point in historical thinking: changes in western historiography. História [online]. 2004, vol.23, n.1-2, pp.197-218. ISSN 1980-4369. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-90742004000200010.
This article deals with an evolution of the meaning of 1968 Cultural Revolution as an "rupture event". Big ruptures have occurred since then in the historiography, affecting convictions present in several conceptions of History and directing this discipline to the cultural studies.
Keywords : Historiography; presentism; 68 generation.