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  • Historians and the Open Society

    1st Edition

    By A. R. Bridbury

    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.…

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  • The Origins of History

    1st Edition

    By Herbert Butterfield

    Edited by J H Adam Watson

    A distillation of the thought and research to which Herbert Butterfield devoted the last twenty years of his life to, this book, originally published in 1981, traces how differently people understood the relevance of their past and its connection with their religion. It examines ancient Egypt and…

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  • The Historian At Work

    1st Edition

    By John Cannon

    This volume, originally published in 1980 discusses the way in which distinguished historians such as Gibbon, Ranke, Macaulay, De Tocqueville, Marx, Maitland, Bloch, Namier, Wheeler, Butterfield and Braudel have regarded and tackled their discipline. As well as chapters by individual authors who…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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  • The Grand Design of God

    The Literary Form of the Christian View of History, 1st Edition

    By C. A. Patrides

    This book, originally published in 1972, offers a stimulating account of the Christian tradition of historiography as it is reflected in works of literature and history. The discussion ranges from the pre-Christian The Iliad up to the 1970s. The author considers subjects such as the Mystery Plays…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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  • On the Writing of History

    1st Edition

    By Charles Oman

    Written by one of the most eminent, (if sometimes disputed) historians of the 20th century, this book, originally published in 1939, gives guidance to the would-be historian on historical sources, research and evidence. Although inevitably a product of its time, this volume nonetheless remains one…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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  • Historicism and Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Robert D'Amico

    A critical account of the case for historicism from Popper to Foucault, this volume, originally published in 1989, shows the viability of an historicist account of knowledge by replying to traditional objections and the need for defenses of realism and reference at the heart of most alternatives to…

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  • The Learning of History

    1st Edition

    By D. G. Watts

    Originally published in 1972, this book is a systematic analysis of the objectives and methods of history teaching. The book considers the criticisms of the 1960s and 70s of history as a subject and the pressures for its replacement in the school curriculum. It examines the complex psychological…

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  • Foundations of Modern Historical Thought

    From Machiavelli to Vico, 1st Edition

    By Paul Avis

    The emergence of a sense of the past in Renaissance humanism gave rise to a new historical consciousness about the meaning of history and methods of historical enquiry. This book, originally published in 1986, provides an in-depth critical introduction to the historical thought of some of the most…

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  • The Gateway to History

    1st Edition

    By Allan Nevins

    In this book, originally published in 1962, one of America’s most distinguished historians defines the scope and variety fo his field and out lines his views on history’s objectives both as a science and as an art. The book provides insight into historians’ methods of interpreting and presenting…

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  • Studies in the Nature and Teaching of History

    1st Edition

    Edited by W H Burston, D Thompson

    Originally published in 1967, this book is aimed at the student teacher and discusses the philosophy of history and the effective learning of it. It discusses the UK secondary school history syllabus, with a particular emphasis on whether contemporary history is of more relevance to pupils than…

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  • The Critical Historian

    1st Edition

    By G Kitson Clark

    Originally published in 1967, this book analyses the method by which historical evidence is built up and compares the nature of historical proof with that of other disciplines such as the law and natural sciences. It examines an extraordinary series of forgeries and distortions from the False…

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  • Perspectives on History

    1st Edition

    By William Dray

    In Part 1 of this book, originally published in 1980, the focus is on certain claims of R. G. Collingwood regarding the nature of historical understanding, of Charles Beard about the possibility of an objective reconstruction of the past, and of J. W. N. Watkins concerning the reducibility of what…

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