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History and Historians A Historiographical Introduction Sixth Edition Mark T. Gilderhus This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present. History and Historians surveys 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. This revised Sixth Edition includes expanded coverage of postmodernism and the controversial questions it raised for historians in the United States and abroad. Also new is the placement of the reading, writing, and research chapter, which is now located at the end of the book for easier reference. MAIN TOPICS 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 Reading, Writing, and Research
Table of Contents
|Aims and Purposes||p. 1|
|The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness||p. 13|
|Historical Consciousness in the Modern Age||p. 30|
|Philosophy of History: Speculative Approaches||p. 52|
|Philosophy of History: Analytical Approaches||p. 74|
|Professional History in Recent Times||p. 92|
|Culture Wars, Postmodernism, and Other Issues||p. 117|
|Reading, Writing, and Research||p. 133|
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