History in Crisis? Recent Directions in Historiography

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-06-05
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Explore the possibilities remaining for historical study.


This book explores the possibilities remaining for historical study in the face of the current trends, including postcolonialism, postmodernism, and deconstruction, among others.


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Learning Goals

Upon completing this text, readers will be able to:

  • Understand how to examine trends in history.
  • Understand how historical events influence today’s world.  

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Was History?
Chapter 2: What Is History?
Chapter 3: Problems Of Historical Knowledge: Historicism, Presentism, and the Writing Of History
Chapter 4: Cross-Pollination

Chapter 5: Varieties Of History

Chapter 6: Historical Actors

Chapter 7: Post Modernist (Re)visions

Chapter 8: Post-Colonialism and the Scope of History
Chapter 9: The Future of History

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