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Companion to historiography

Author: Michael Bentley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Series: Routledge world reference series.
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The Companion to Historiography represents an original analysis of the moods & trends in historical writing throughout its phases of development & explores the assumptions & procedures that have formed the creation of historical perspectives.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bentley
ISBN: 0415030846 9780415030847 0415285577 9780415285575
OCLC Number: 37280659
Description: xvii, 997 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I : Beginnings --
East and West. Introduction / Paul Cartledge --
The evolution of two Asian historiographical traditions / David Morgan --
Historiography and the ancient Greek self-definition / Paul Cartledge --
Re-reading the Roman historians / Michael Comber --
The religion of Rome from Monarchy to Principate / J.A. North --
Late antiquity and the early medieval west / Peter Heather --
Modernizing the historiography of rural labour: an unwritten agenda / Jairus Banaji. Part II: The Medieval World. Introduction: Regarding medievalists: contexts and approaches / Julia M.H Smith --
The historiography of the medieval state / Susan Reynolds --
Saladin and the third crusade: a case study in historiography and the historical novel / Robert Irwin --
Family, gender and sexuality in the Middle Ages / Janet L. Nelson --
The medieval nobility in twentieth-century historiography / Timothy Reuter --
Medieval military historiography / Bernard S. Bachrach --
Popular religion in the central and later middle ages / Peter Biller. Part III: Early modern historiography. Introductory survey: from the Renaissance to the eighteenth century / G.E. Aylmer --
The idea of early modern history / Wolfgang Reinhard --
The scientific revolution / Stephen Pumfrey --
The writing of early modern European intellectual history, 1945-1995 / D.R. Woolf --
The English Reformation, 1945-1995 / Patrick Collinson --
Popular culture in the early modern west / James Sharpe --
Revisionism in Britain / Ronald Hutton. Part IV: Reflecting on the modern age: Introduction: Approaches to modernity: western historiography since the enlightenment / Michael Bentley. Part IV: Revolution and ideology. Thehistoriography of the French revolution / Jacques Sole --
The Soviet revolution / Catherine Merridale --
The historiography of national socialism / Jane Caplan --
Modern Italy--changing historical perspectives since 1945 / John A. Davis --
The critique of orientalism / Ulrike Freitag --
IV. 2 Area studies. The historiography of modern China / Pamela Kyle Crossley --
The English-language historiography of modern Japan / Alan Smith --
Modern Indian historiography /C.A. Bayly --
History in Africa / David Birmingham --
Modern American historiography / Carl N. Degler --
Latin America / Alan Knight. Part V: Contexts for the writing of history. V.1 Hinterlands. Philosophy and historiography / William Dray --
History and anthropology / Jordan Goodman --
Archaeology and historiography / Guy Halsall --
The history of Western art history / Nigel Llewellyn --
V.2 Approaches. The historical narrative / Peter Munz --
The Annales experiment / George Huppert --
Marxist historiography / S.H. Rigby --
Women, gender and the Fin de Siecle / Olwen Hufton --
World history / R.I. Moore --
Archives, the historian and the future / Michael Moss.
Series Title: Routledge world reference series.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Bentley.

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