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Historiography

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  • Historyby G. J. Renier

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    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$ 45.00

    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$ 49.95

    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$ 49.95

    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$ 140.00

    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$ 49.95

    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...

  • The Meanings in Historyby Alban G. Widgery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    In this book, originally published in 1967, the author gives his views of history, from reflection on living history as distinct from books about past history. He sees histories as the related histories of individuals and gives an account of the meanings in those individuals’ lives and defends the beliefs dominatnly held in relation to them. He challenges... more...

  • A Theory of Historyby Agnes Heller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This radical analysis of the role and importance of historiography interprets the philosophy and theory of history on the basis of historicity as a human condition. The book examins the norms and methods of historiography from a philosophical point of view, but rejects generalisations tht the philosophy of history can provide all the answers to contemporary... more...

  • History and Ethnicityby Elizabeth Tonkin; Maryon McDonald; Malcolm K. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    These essays examine the importance of historical consicousness and the role of historiography in ‘ethnic’ situations, exploring the many ways in which ethnic groups select history, write or rewrite it, rescue appropriate or ignore it, forget or traduce it. Drawing on expert knowledge of regions ranging from the Amazon to contemporary Germany, the... more...