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The meaning of history.

Author: Henri Irénée Marrou
Publisher: Baltimore, Helicon [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophic approach to the nature and limits of historical knowledge and the writing of history.
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Marrou, Henri Irénée.
Meaning of history.
Baltimore, Helicon [1966]
(OCoLC)558044280
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri Irénée Marrou
OCLC Number: 397256
Description: 323 pages 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : the critical philosophy of history --
History as knowledge --
History and the historian are inseparable --
History is compiled with documents --
The conditions and means of comprehension --
From the document to the past --
The use of the concept --
Explanation and its limitations --
The essential element in history --
The truth of history --
The usefulness of history --
Conclusion : the nature of historical work --
Appendix : historical faith.
Responsibility: [Translation by Robert J. Olsen].

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Philosophic approach to the nature and limits of historical knowledge and the writing of history.

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