History and Historians: A Historiographical Introduction (4th Edition)

By: Gilderhus, Mark T.

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4th Edition - Cover is clean and in good condition. No writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. . . . . . . . . Surveying historical thinking in the West from ancient times to the present, this very accessible book focuses on historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology, introducing the main issues with thorough and balanced discussions. This comprehensive overview examines Greek, Hebrew, and Christian historiography; explores the impacts of the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, and the professionalization of history within European universities. . . . . MAIN TOPICS: 1.) Aims and Purposes -- 2.) The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness -- 3.) Historical Consciousness in the Modern Age -- 4.) Philosophy of History: Speculative Approaches -- 5.) Philosophy of History: Analytical Approaches -- 6.) Reading, Writing, and Research -- 7.) Professional History in Recent Times -- 8.) Postscript: Cultur Wars and Postmodernism. . . . . . . . For readers/students of history or anyone who is interested in the development of historical thought.

Title: History and Historians: A Historiographical Introduction (4th Edition)

Author Name: Gilderhus, Mark T.

ISBN Number: 0130115827

ISBN-13: 9780130115829

Location Published: Prentice Hall: June 1999

Size: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Categories: History

Seller ID: 52056