History and Historians

History and Historians

A Historiographical Introduction

Book - 1987
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As a survey of historical thinking in the West from ancient times to the present, this accessible book focuses on historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology, introducing the main issues with thorough and balanced discussions. Chapter topics cover Aims and Purposes, The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness, Historical Consciousness in the Modern Age, Speculative and analytical Approaches to the Philosophy of History, Professional History in Recent Times, and Culture Wars and Postmodernism. For novice historians. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1987
ISBN: 9780133900972
0133900975
Branch Call Number: D13 .G395 1987
Characteristics: 132 p. : forms ; 21 cm
Uniform Title: History & historians

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