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A Companion to Western Historical Thought.

Author/Creator:
Kramer, Lloyd.
Publication:
Williston : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (534 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History Ser.
Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History Ser.
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Subjects:
History -- Philosophy.
History, Ancient -- Historiography.
History, Modern -- Historiography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This broad survey introduces readers to the major themes, figures, traditions and theories in Western historical thought, tracing its evolution from biblical times to the present.Surveys the evolution of historical thought in the Western World from biblical times to the present day. Provides students with the background to contemporary historical debates and approaches. Serves as a useful reference for researchers and teachers. Includes chapters by 24 leading historians.
Contents:
Intro
A COMPANION TO WESTERN HISTORICAL THOUGHT
Contents
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Cultural History of Historical Thought
Part I The Pre-Modern Origins of Western Historical Thought
1 Historiography in Ancient Israel
2 Historical Thought in Ancient Greece
3 Historical Thought in Ancient Rome
4 Historical Thought in Medieval Europe
5 Historical Thought in the Renaissance
Part II The Shaping of Modern Western Historical Thought
6 Historical Thought in the Era of the Enlightenment
7 German Historical Thought in the Age of Herder, Kant, and Hegel
8 German Historical Writing from Ranke to Weber: The Primacy of Politics
9 National History in the Age of Michelet, Macaulay, and Bancroft
10 Marxism and Historical Thought
Part III Patterns in Twentieth-Century Western Historical Thought
11 The Professionalization of Historical Studies and the Guiding Assumptions of Modern Historical Thought
12 The History of Armed Power
13 Total History and Microhistory: The French and Italian Paradigms
14 Anthropology and the History of Culture
15 The History of Science, Or, an Oxymoronic Theory of Relativistic Objectivity
16 Language, Literary Studies, and Historical Thought
17 Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Historical Thought
18 Redefining Historical Identities: Sexuality, Gender, and the Self
19 Historicizing Natural Environments: The Deep Roots of Environmental History
Part IV Challenges to the Boundaries of Western Historical Thought
20 The New World History
21 Postcolonial History
22 The Multicultural History of Nations
23 New Technologies and Historical Knowledge
24 The Visual Media and Historical Knowledge
Consolidated Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Maza, Sarah.
Other format:
Print version: Kramer, Lloyd A Companion to Western Historical Thought
ISBN:
9780585470931
9780631217145
OCLC:
437065614