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What Was History? : The Art of History in Early Modern Europe.

Author/Creator:
Grafton, Anthony.
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (330 pages)
Series:
Canto Classics
Canto Classics
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Subjects:
Historiography -- Europe -- History.
History -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Elegant and accessible, this book is a powerful and imaginative exploration of themes in the history of European ideas.
Contents:
Cover
Title
Copyright
Contents
List of illustrations
Preface
1 Historical criticism in early modern Europe
Part I: Quintus Curtius and the Gordian Knot of tradition
Part II: The historian's speeches: rhetorical decorum as a hermeneutical tool
Part III: Curtius in the Quattrocento: back to the future in Ferrara
2 The origins of the ars historica: a question mal posée?
3 Method and madness in the ars historica: three case studies
4 Death of a genre
Bibliography
Manuscripts and libri annotati
Cambridge University Library
London, British Library
London, College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, Pierpont Morgan Library
Oxford, Bodleian Library
Princeton University Library
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek
Broadsides
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek
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Secondary sources
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.
Other format:
Print version: Grafton, Anthony What Was History?
ISBN:
9781107387782
9781107606159
OCLC:
863203658