Companion to Historiography
Taylor & Francis, Dec 19, 2002 - Reference - 1024 pages
The Companion to Historiography is an original analysis of the moods and trends in historical writing throughout its phases of development and explores the assumptions and procedures that have formed the creation of historical perspectives. Contributed by a distinguished panel of academics, each essay conveys in direct, jargon-free language a genuinely international, wide-angled view of the ideas, traditions and institutions that lie behind the contemporary urgency of world history.
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This unique reference work provides a general guide to the study of the way history has been written, offering 45 substantial essays that examine the techniques, approaches, and biases that have ... Read full review