History and Historians

History and Historians : A Historiographical Introduction

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For undergraduate courses in Philosophy of History and Historiography. Ideal supplemental text for American History or Western Civilization or similar survey courses.

As a survey of historical thinking in the West from ancient times to the present, this accessible text focuses on historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology, introducing the main issues to beginning students with thorough and balanced discussions.
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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 162.1 x 204.2 x 8.1mm | 172.37g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130448249
  • 9780130448248

Table of contents

1. Aims and Purposes.

2. The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness.

3. Historical Consciousness in the Modern Age.

4. Philosophy of History: Speculative Approaches.

5. Philosophy of History: Analytical Approaches.

6. Reading, Writing, and Research.

7. Professional History in Recent Times.

Postscript: Culture Wars and Postmodernism.
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