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Author Breisach, Ernst.

Title Historiography : ancient, medieval & modern / Ernst Breisach
Edition Second edition
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1994
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1994]


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Description xii, 481 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- Introduction 1. The Emergence of Greek Historiography The Timeless Past of Gods and Heroes Discovering a Past of Human Dimensions 2. The Era of the Polis and Its Historians The New History of the Polis The Decline of the Polis : The Loss of Focus 3. Reaching the Limits of Greek Historiography The History of a Special Decade Hellenistic Historiography: Beyond the Confines of the Polis The Problem of New Regions and People 4. Early Roman Historiography Myths, Greeks, and the Republic An Early Past Dimly Perceived The Roman Past and Greek Learning Greco-Roman History Writing: Triumph and a Latin Response 5. Historians and the Republic's Crisis History as Inspiration and Structural Analysis History Divorced from Rome's Fate -- 6. Perceptions of the Past in Augustan and Imperial Rome History Writing in the "New Rome" of Augustus Historians and the Empire 7. The Christian Historiographical Revolution The Formulation of Early Christian Historiography The Problem of Continuity in an Age of Upheaval The Carolingian and Anglo-Saxon Consolidation in Historiography 8. The Historiographical Mastery of New Peoples, States, and Dynasties Integrating Peoples into Latin Historiography Legitimizing New States and Dynasties 9. Historians and the Ideal of the Christian Commonwealth The Last Synthesis of Empire and Christianity The Persistence of Christian Themes Histories of a Grand and Holy Venture: The Crusades 10. Historiography's Adjustment to Accelerating Change The Search for Developmental Patterns Transformations of the Chronicle 11. Two Turning Points The Renaissance and The Reformation The Italian Renaissance Historians Humanist Revisionism Outside of Italy The Collapse of Spiritual Unity 12. The Continuing Modification of Traditional Historiography The Blending of Theoretical and Patriotic Answers Universal History: A Troubled Tradition Historians, the New Politics, and New Perceptions of the World The Origin and Early Forms of American History 13. The Eighteenth-Century Quest for a New Historiography The Reassessment of Historical Order and Truth New Views on Historical Truth New Grand Interpretations: Progress in History New Grand Interpretations: The Cyclical Pattern 14. The National Responses The British Blend of Erudition, Elegance, and Empiricism Enlightenment Historiography in a Germany Key Recording the Birth of the American Nation 15. Historians as Interpreters of Progress and Nation--I German Historians: The Causes of Truth and National Unity France: Historians, the Nation, and Liberty 16. Historians as Interpreters of Progress and Nation--II English Historiography in the Age of Revolution Historians and the Building of the American Nation Historiography's "Golden Age" 17. A First Prefatory Note to Modern Historiography (1860-1914) 18. History and the Quest for a Uniform Science Comte's Call to Arms and the Response The German and English Responses to Positivist Challenges The Peculiar American Synthesis 19. The Discovery of Economic Dynamics An Economic Perspective on the Past Karl Marx: Paneconomic History Economic History after Marx 20. Historians Encounter the Masses Jubilant and Dark Visions Social History as Institutional History The American "New History": Call for a Democratic History 21. The Problem of World History 22. A Second Prefatory Note to Modern Historiography (since 1914) 23. Questions of Historical Truth--The Theoretical Discussion The New Positivism and the Theory of History Autonomous History and Its Theories 24. Two Recent Endeavors in "Scientific" History History in the Language of Numbers Psychohistory: A Promise and Many Problems 25. The Fading of the Paneconomic Model Marxist Historiography: Ultimate Meaning or Another Method? Reshaping Economic History 26. American and French Interpretations of Social History American Progressive History The Annales School 27. Redefinitions of Two National Historiographies The Transformation of German Historiography Historiography as a Mirror of Postwar America 28. The Enigma of World History Progress and Westernization The Multiple Cultures Model World System Theories Epilogue - Historiography at the New Turn of Centuries Notes -- List of Abbreviations Bibliography Index of Persons and Anonymous Works Index of Subjects
Analysis Historiography
Notes First edition published in 1983
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-458) and indexes
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL Ebook Library
Subject Historiography.
Author ebrary, Inc.
LC no. 94012821
ISBN 0226072789 (alk. paper)
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