9780205687534

History and Historians

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205687534

  • ISBN10:

    0205687539

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/18/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Historiography, Philosophy of History,#xA0;and Historical Methods. Also an ideal supplemental text for Western Civilization and Intellectual History courses. #xA0; This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present. History and Historianssurveys the main issues and problems in areas such as historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology. The book strives for a balanced coverage and attempts to make the subject accessible to readers at all levels.

Table of Contents

Preface
Aims and Purposes
The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness
Historical Consciousness in the Modern Age
Philosophy of History: Speculative Approaches
Philosophy of History: Analytical Approaches
Professional History in Recent Times
Culture Wars, Postmodernism, and Other Issues
Index
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