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Gyula Szekfü A Study in the Political Basis of Hungarian Historiography

Gyula Szekfü: A Study in the Political Basis of Hungarian Historiography

1st Edition

By Irene Raab Epstein
April 05, 2018

This study explores the connection between politics and historical scholarship in the case of the Hungarian historian, Gyula Szekfü, whose career spanned one of the most significant and eventful periods of Hungarian history. His writing is particularly suited for an inquiry into the relationship ...

Historians and the Open Society

Historians and the Open Society

1st Edition

By A. R. Bridbury
April 05, 2018

In this volume, originally published in 1972, the author discusses the conflict between the historian’s own expressed political views and the judgements he makes on political events in history....

History Its Purpose and Method

History: Its Purpose and Method

1st Edition

By G. J. Renier
April 05, 2018

This treatise of historical methodology, originally published in 1950 is based upon a liberal conception of history which excludes no narrator of past events from the ranks of historians. It defines history as the accurate story which preserves the memory of the past experiences of human societies....

History

History

1st Edition

By John Higham, Leonard Krieger, Felix Gilbert
April 05, 2018

This book, originally published in 1977, is a survey of European historiography from its origins in the historians of Greece and Rome, through the annalists and chroniclers of the middle ages, to the historians of the late eighteenth century. The author concentrates on those writers whose works fit...

History As A Science

History As A Science

1st Edition

By Hugh Taylor
April 05, 2018

Examining why the study of history as a science was not as advanced as other disciplines, the author of this book, originally published in 1933, examines the arguments in the controversy of what the object of history should be. He then discusses the impact of the study of history on government, war...

History and Community Essays in Victorian Medievalism

History and Community: Essays in Victorian Medievalism

1st Edition

Edited By Florence S. Boos
April 05, 2018

The essays in this volume, originally published in 1992, examine some of the pervasive implications of Victorian medievalism, and assess its creative manifestations and dual capacities for expression of reformist anger and escapist retreat. Some of the emotional and intllectual reasons for the ...

History and Ethnicity

History and Ethnicity

1st Edition

Edited By Elizabeth Tonkin, Maryon McDonald, Malcolm Chapman
April 05, 2018

These essays examine the importance of historical consicousness and the role of historiography in ‘ethnic’ situations, exploring the many ways in which ethnic groups select history, write or rewrite it, rescue appropriate or ignore it, forget or traduce it. Drawing on expert knowledge of regions ...

History and Historical Research

History and Historical Research

1st Edition

By C. G. Crump
April 05, 2018

Aimed at students of history, this volume, originally published in 1928, examines the issues of impartiality and objectivity in the study of history. It also discusses the skills necessary for any would-be historian including the knowledge of foreign languages, the use of sources and note-taking....

History and Liberty The Historical Writings of Benedetto Croce

History and Liberty: The Historical Writings of Benedetto Croce

1st Edition

By A R Caponigri
April 05, 2018

A re-newed interest in, and appreciation of, the problems of history, both as the theory of historical process and as historiography became one of the marked characteristics of twentieth century thought and this book discusses Benedetto Croce’s historical writings in that context....

History and Totality Radical Historicism From Hegel to Foucault

History and Totality: Radical Historicism From Hegel to Foucault

1st Edition

By John Grumley
April 05, 2018

In this work, originally published in 1989, the author establishes a tradition of radical historicism from Hegel to the Budapenst School. He charts both its continuous evolution from the early 19th century to the late 20thh, and its transformation in the context of European social, economic and ...

History on the Ground

History on the Ground

1st Edition

By Maurice Beresford
April 05, 2018

Taking the evidence of maps and documents, this book, originally published in 1957, describes 6 journeys inthe field: to parish boundaries, Elizabethan villages, the planted medieval towns and to parks of all periods....

Interpretations of History From Confucius to Toynbee

Interpretations of History: From Confucius to Toynbee

1st Edition

By Alban G. Widgery
April 05, 2018

In this volume, originally published in 1961, the author presents an exposition of the meanings given to history. Part 1 describes the conceptions of history impied in wide-spread religions and cultures, Confucian and Taoist, Hindu and Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Muslim, Greek and Roman, Jewish and ...

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