Matti Peltonen

Dr. Matti Peltonen

Professor of Economic and Social History, University of Helsinki.


Some recent publications

“What Is Micro in Microhistory?”, in Rendres H. & Haan, B,., eds. Theoretical Discussion of Biography: Approaches from History, Microhistory, and Life Writing. (Egodocuments and History Series, vol. 7), pp. 104-118.

“How Marginal are the Margins Today? On the Historiographical Place of Microhistory”, in De Haan, B. & Mierau, K., eds. Microhistory and the Picaresque Novel: A First Exploration into Commensurable Perspectives. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 29-46.

Finish Consumption: An Emerging Consumer Society Between East and West. SKS Finnish Literature Society.

Texts to download

“The Weber Thesis and Economic Historians”Max Weber Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 79-98.

“From Discourse to Dispositif: Michael Foucault’s Two Histories”Historical Reflections, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 205-219.