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    DescriptionIn White's view, beyond the surface level of the historical text, there is a deep structural, or latent, content that is generally poetic and specifically linguistic in nature. This deeper content - the metahistorical element - indicates what an "appropriate" historical explanation should be.


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    Title
    Metahistory
    Subtitle
    Historical Imagination in Nineteenth Century Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hayden V. White
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801817618
    ISBN 10: 0801817617
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000, HIS016000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15200
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: LIT006000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 907/.2, 907.2
    DC19: 907.204
    LC classification: D13 .W565
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: D13.W565
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: QD, DSA
    Publisher
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 December 1975
    Publication City/Country
    Baltimore, MD
    Review quote
    Metahistory is something more than a study of philosophies of history (although it is that too, and no doubt the most important work in the field since Collingwood): it is also a methodological manifesto, a more sustained argument for a deep-figural hermeneutic than has been worked out anywhere before now. Diacritics This is a daring, ingenious... tour de force. White has produced a profoundly original 'critique of historical reason.'. American Historical Review A book that will simply have to be reckoned with by all historians who have the slightest interest in the genesis and forms of historical narrative. Journal of Modern History