In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and The definitive look at the writing of history by a historian, Historiography. Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern. Breisach, Ernst. Title, Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern / Ernst Breisach. Author, Breisach, Ernst. Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, & Modern. Breisach, Ernst: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, pp., Publication Date:
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Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern
A valuable text historiogrfja my undergraduate classes, written in an often taxing style. Call for a Democratic History A very good survey for the subject of Historiography. American and French interpretations of social history The historiographical mastery of new peoples, states, and dynasties 9.
No trivia or quizzes yet. The author keeps his opinion to himself, or to a minimum, so one is not confused between what the author believes the historian really meant to say and what the hstoriogrfia actually stated.
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Dry to read, but one of the better overviews of historiography. It was all for power. Historia geral historiografia Historiography Contents Introduction 1. The present and aspirations of the future reversely form our lens in which we view the past.
Two recent endeavors in ‘scientific’ history Relatively readable to the average reader, which is kind of nice to not have to deal with too much academic jargon. This is a very important reference work. Aug 23, Gregory Pedersen rated it liked it Shelves: The author keeps his opinion to himself, or to a minimum, so one is not confused between what the author believes th A comprehensive overview of how history was perceived and recorded in different periods and what direct or indirect forces were brought on bear in this decision making process.
The challenge for any student of history today is the daunting task of assessing history in light of their own presuppositions and the current influences of culture.
Seeing as it was a required read for one of my Graduate classes, the “enjoyability” factor wasn’t there most of the time. Historians discover the masses It also renews the interest for a narrative of history for me. For example, the events of the past have been and will continue to impact our view of the present. Preview — Historiography by Ernst Breisach. Neither a handbook nor an encyclopedia, this updated second edition narrates and interprets the development of historiography from its origins in Greek poetry to the present, with sections on such current topics as post In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and concise account of the development of historiography in Western culture.
An intriging and exciting viewpoint of history and what history means through the study of history.
Paperbackpages. A first prefatory note to modern historiography Jul 27, Blaine Welgraven rated it liked it. Feb 23, Suzan rated it really liked it. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.
Sep 06, Renay rated it liked it. One of the better books of its kind. Breisach has researched intensely for this book and it shine through as the book is a shining example of the history of history.
A comprehensive overview of how history was perceived and recorded in different periods and what direct or indirect forces were brought on histogiogrfia in this decision making process.
Open to the public N This book is a valuable resource to history, or better yet the history brreisach history, but while certain sections I found fascinating, other sections seemed to drone on forever into a void of monotony.
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Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
Feb 17, Matt rated it liked it Shelves: These 10 locations in All: Despite this fact, one of the books I’ve kept in my personal collection and revisited over the years. Historiography’s adjustment to accelerating change None of your libraries hold this item.
The enigma of world history Epilogue: Refresh and try again. State Library of Queensland. The eighteenth-century quest for a new historiography Not only is this true for me as a reader of history, the original historian was also impacted by their own view of sociology, anthropology, politics, culture, etc… These forces impacted their drafting of history.
Related resource Publisher description at http: Open to the public ; Still, this is more dull than even Collingwood. Return to Book Page.
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