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  • Interpretations of History

    From Confucius to Toynbee, 1st Edition

    By Alban G. Widgery

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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  • The Meanings in History

    1st Edition

    By Alban G. Widgery

    In this book, originally published in 1967, the author gives his views of history, from reflection on living history as distinct from books about past history. He sees histories as the related histories of individuals and gives an account of the meanings in those individuals’ lives and defends the…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20
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  • Annalists and Historians

    Western Historiography from the VIIIth to the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Denys Hay

    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…

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  • The Historian and the Climate of Opinion

    1st Edition

    By Robert Allen Skotheim

    This volume of writings by outstanding twentieth-cnetury American historians presents one aspect of the problem which results from the conflict between the subjectivity of the historian and the objectivity of the past. It examines in particular the relationship between the historian and the climate…

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  • Approaches to History

    A Symposium, 1st Edition

    By H. P. R. Finberg

    The contributors to this volume, originally published in 1962, explain the raison d’être of their own specialism in history be it archaeology, political, local, economic or social history or historical geography.…

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  • Aspects of History and Class Consciousness

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Meszaros

    The various contributions in this book, originally published in 1971, discuss many aspects of the complex subject of history and class consciousness, and the themes that are dealt with are all inter-related. The papers range from history and sociology, through political theory and philosophy, to…

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  • History and Ethnicity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Tonkin, Maryon McDonald, Malcolm K. Chapman

    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…

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  • The Historian's Contribution to Anglo-American Misunderstanding

    Report of a Committee on National Bias in Anglo-American History Text Books, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ray Allen Billington

    This book examines text books used in English and American schools and determines the way in which national bias has been instilled into school children by the use of history books. This study reveals that the deliberate distortion common a generation ago has disappeared, but has been displaced by…

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  • History and Liberty

    The Historical Writings of Benedetto Croce, 1st Edition

    By A R Caponigri

    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.…

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  • The Diversity of History

    Essays in Honour of Sir Herbert Butterfield, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Elliott, H G Koenigsberger

    Each of the essays in this volume, originally published in 1970, touches upon a historical theme which Herbert Butterfield illuminated. It covers a wide range of topics from music and relgion in modern European history to the scientific revolution of the 17th century.…

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  • History and Historical Research

    1st Edition

    By C. G. Crump

    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.…

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  • A Theory of History

    1st Edition

    By Ágnes Heller

    This radical analysis of the role and importance of historiography interprets the philosophy and theory of history on the basis of historicity as a human condition. The book examins the norms and methods of historiography from a philosophical point of view, but rejects generalisations tht the…

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