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The varieties of history: from Voltaire to the present,

Author: Fritz Stern
Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [1973, ©1972]
Series: Vintage book, V492.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book contains not only an excellent selection of passages which characterize the ideas and the work of leading historians from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, but the book in its entirety provides a stimulating survey of the entire development of modern historiography.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fritz Stern
ISBN: 039471962X 9780394719627
OCLC Number: 1178887
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Meridian Books, New York.
Description: 528 pages 21 cm.
Contents: The new philosophical history / Voltaire --
The critical method / Barthold Niebuhr --
The ideal of universal history / Leopold von Ranke --
National history and liberalism / Augustin Thierry --
History and literature / Thomas Babington Macaulay --
History as biography / Thomas Carlyle --
History as a national epic / Jules Michelet --
Positivistic history and its critics / Henry Thomas Buckle and Johann Droysen --
Historical materialism / Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, and Jean Jaurès --
History as an academic discipline --
The ethos of a scientific historian / N.D. Fustel de Coulanges --
On the training of historians / Theodor Mommsen --
An American definition of history / Frederick Jackson Turner --
History as a science / J.B. Bury --
Clio rediscovered / G.M. Trevelyan --
Specialization and historical synthesis / Lord Acton and Henri Berr --
A hew history in America / James Harvey Robinson and Charles A. Beard --
Historicism and its problems / Friedrich Meinecke --
Historical conceptualization / J. Huizinga --
Economic history / George Unwin and J.H. Clapham --
Historical relativism / Charles A. Beard --
History under modern dictatorships / N.N. Pokrovsky, Walter Frank, and K.A. von Müller --
History and the social sciences / Thomas Cochran and Richard Hofstadter --
History and political culture / L.B. Namier --
Cultural history as a synthesis / Jacques Barzun --
Time, history, and the social sciences / Fernand Braudel --
Social history / H.J. Perkin --
A new economic history / R.W. Fogel --
Clio and crisis / C. Vann Woodward.
Series Title: Vintage book, V492.
Responsibility: edited, selected, and introduced by Fritz Stern.
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This book contains not only an excellent selection of passages which characterize the ideas and the work of leading historians from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, but the book in its entirety provides a stimulating survey of the entire development of modern historiography.

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