In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and The definitive look at the writing of history by a historian, Historiography. Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern. Breisach, Ernst. Title, Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern / Ernst Breisach. Author, Breisach, Ernst. Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, & Modern. Breisach, Ernst: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, pp., Publication Date:
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Certainly one of the better historiography books I read.
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It also renews the interest for a narrative of history for me.
Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
Triumph and a Latin Response 5. Unbelievably, there are many texts available on historiography, and I am very thankful our professor chose Breisach’s work. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The present and aspirations of the future reversely form our lens in which we view the past. Enjoyed the book but couldnt give it a higher rating because historiogrfiq is meant more for the history student and most would find it dull and u This book is an incredible journey through historiography that journeys from Herodotus to American breiaach such as Hart and Morison.
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View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links The author keeps his opinion to himself, or to a minimum, so one is not confused between what the author believes th A comprehensive overview of how history was perceived and recorded in different periods and what direct or indirect forces were brought on bear in this decision making process.
Relatively readable to the average reader, which is kind of nice to not have to deal with too much academic jargon.
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Breisach does a good job surveying each of the major periods of history, and examining how historians have gone about recording the events and people of the time. The author keeps his opinion to himself, or to a minimum, so one is not confused between what the author believes the historian really meant to say and what the breisaxh actually stated.
Interesting read for background on lectures and perhaps discussion, but the constant dropping of names and individuals confuses students Sep 11, Stephanie Aylworth rated it liked it. Our historical narratives can inspire us in the present and they many times form our hopes about the future. University of Chicago Press, . Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. These 10 locations in All: So you want to be a historian eh? None of your libraries hold this item.
Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern
The way in which they arranged the material, what they decided to highlight, what they chose to leave out and the amount that they recorded on certain subjects versus other subjects are all a direct result of their own presuppositions, mood, sociological views, anthropology understandings and cultural environment of their specific time period.
Reminds me how little I understand about Post-Modernist theories. Historians interested in a scholarly survey of their enterprise will delight in Breisach’s Historiography. These 2 locations in Victoria: Dale rated it really liked it.
Open to the public N Perceptions of the past in Augustan and Imperial Rome 7. If I were a history chair at a college Historians interested in a scholarly survey of their enterprise will delight in Breisach’s Historiography. State Library of Queensland.
While it is a very ideal and important read for history studies, it was a struggle to focus on it. Aug 23, Gregory Pedersen rated it liked it Shelves: Historiography at the new turn of centuries.
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But, there are some things he draws together that I simply don’t see. The discovery of economic dynamics Want to Read saving…. Breisach is “scholarly” in that he raises concerns and questions specific to intensive historical inquiry, but properly a “survey” because he limits interaction with secondary literature and the endless citations that would accompany it.
This is a very important reference work.