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Historiography

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  • History and Historical Researchby C. G. Crump

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Aimed at students of history, this volume, originally published in 1928, examines the issues of impartiality and objectivity in the study of history. It also discusses the skills necessary for any would-be historian including the knowledge of foreign languages, the use of sources and note-taking. more...

  • Studies in the Nature and Teaching of Historyby W H Burston; D Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Originally published in 1967, this book is aimed at the student teacher and discusses the philosophy of history and the effective learning of it. It discusses the UK secondary school history syllabus, with a particular emphasis on whether contemporary history is of more relevance to pupils than traditional history. There is a specific chapter on the... more...

  • Historyby John Higham; Leonard Krieger; Felix Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    This book, originally published in 1977, is a survey of European historiography from its origins in the historians of Greece and Rome, through the annalists and chroniclers of the middle ages, to the historians of the late eighteenth century. The author concentrates on those writers whose works fit into a specific category of writing, or who have... more...

  • Historyby G. J. Renier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This treatise of historical methodology, originally published in 1950 is based upon a liberal conception of history which excludes no narrator of past events from the ranks of historians. It defines history as the accurate story which preserves the memory of the past experiences of human societies. The functionof history determines its method and... more...

  • The Art of Historyby J. B. Black

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The first important scholarly consideration of Enlightenment historiography of the twentieth century, this book, originally published in 1926, critically examines the ideas of Voltaire, Hume, Robertston and Gibbon with respect to the theory and practice of historiography. The substantial introduction outlines the main differences between the ideals... more...

  • History and Libertyby A R Caponigri

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    A re-newed interest in, and appreciation of, the problems of history, both as the theory of historical process and as historiography became one of the marked characteristics of twentieth century thought and this book discusses Benedetto Croce?s historical writings in that context. more...

  • Interpretations of Historyby Alban G. Widgery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    In this volume, originally published in 1961, the author presents an exposition of the meanings given to history. Part 1 describes the conceptions of history impied in wide-spread religions and cultures, Confucian and Taoist, Hindu and Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Muslim, Greek and Roman, Jewish and Christian. Part 2 surveys the theories of independent... more...

  • The Use of Historyby A. L. Rowse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book, originally published in 1963, discusses the place of history in education and general culture, methods of teaching and how to tackle reading. It deals with problems that are among the most pressing intellectual issues of the twentieth century as well as being a practical handbook, on how to read history. more...

  • The Critical Historianby G Kitson Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Originally published in 1967, this book analyses the method by which historical evidence is built up and compares the nature of historical proof with that of other disciplines such as the law and natural sciences. It examines an extraordinary series of forgeries and distortions from the False Decretals to the biographies of Lytton Strachey, as well... more...

  • The Historian's Contribution to Anglo-American Misunderstandingby Ray Allen Billington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This book examines text books used in English and American schools and determines the way in which national bias has been instilled into school children by the use of history books. This study reveals that the deliberate distortion common a generation ago has disappeared, but has been displaced by a more subtle form of bias that is more dangerous... more...