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Historiography

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  • Annalists and Historiansby Denys Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • Approaches to Historyby H. P. R. Finberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The contributors to this volume, originally published in 1962, explain the raison d?Ítre of their own specialism in history be it archaeology, political, local, economic or social history or historical geography. more...

  • Perspectives on Historyby William Dray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    In Part 1 of this book, originally published in 1980, the focus is on certain claims of R. G. Collingwood regarding the nature of historical understanding, of Charles Beard about the possibility of an objective reconstruction of the past, and of J. W. N. Watkins concerning the reducibility of what historians say about social events and processes to... more...

  • Alexandru D. Xenopol and the Development of Romanian Historiographyby Paul A. Hiemstra

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Despite the criticism of his peers and the inattention of his successors, Alexandru Xenopol provided Romanian nationalistic historiography with a greater measure of respectability, especially with the general public. By the time of WWI a strong sense of national identity had become entrenched as an intellectually respectable mentality among Romania?s... more...

  • The Diversity of Historyby John Elliott; H G Koenigsberger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Each of the essays in this volume, originally published in 1970, touches upon a historical theme which Herbert Butterfield illuminated. It covers a wide range of topics from music and relgion in modern European history to the scientific revolution of the 17 th century. more...

  • 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...