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History and historians : a historiographical introduction

Author: Mark T Gilderhus
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present. History and Historians surveys the main issues and problems in areas such as historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology. The book strives for a balanced coverage and attempts to make the subject accessible to readers at all levels. --
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Gilderhus, Mark T.
History and historians.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2010
(OCoLC)608883849
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark T Gilderhus
ISBN: 9780205687534 0205687539
OCLC Number: 268789156
Description: ix, 132 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Aims and purposes --
The beginnings of historical consciousness --
Historical consciousness in the modern age --
Philosophy of history : speculative approaches --
Philosophy of history : analytical approaches --
Professional history in recent times --
Culture wars, postmodernism, and other issues.
Responsibility: Mark T. Gilderhus.

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This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present. History and Historians surveys the main issues and problems in areas such as historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology. The book strives for a balanced coverage and attempts to make the subject accessible to readers at all levels. --

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