Georg G. Iggers. Historiography in the Twentieth Century-From. Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press. HISTORIOGRAPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: FROM SCIENTIFIC panied by editions of historical writing to exemplify the trends Iggers was ana-. In Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history. One hundred and sixty pages.
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It recognised its debt to Past and Present but from the beginning went further in the direction of popular history and culture and attempted, even if with limited success, to recruit common people.
Iggers No preview available – Title Page Download Save. History and the Challenge of Postmodernism pp. When it’s possible to major in history at a leading university and never have heard of Ranke or the Annalesa short, accessible survey of modern historiography demands a place in undergraduate teaching.
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In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas historiographu the nature of history and historiography. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
The Emergence of History as a Professional Discipline. Beforehowever, he was not at all typical of German, and even less so of international, historiography. One hundred iggets sixty pages doesn’t allow room for systematic exposition or analysis, but he achieves some depth by highlighting key schools and prominent individuals.
If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Iggers sees the contemporary discipline as a hybrid, moving away from a classical, macrohistorical approach toward microhistory, cultural history, and the history of everyday life. From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history and historiography.
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It was one of a number of journals internationally that took a similar direction. The Challenge of the Social Sciences pp.
Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Iggers clearly has his biases: The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies. Email alerts New issue alert. The new epilogue, by the author, examines the movement away from postmodernism towards new bistoriography science approaches that give greater attention to cultural factors and to the problems of globalization.
Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed historiography following World War II. Article PDF first page preview. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? In Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)
Classical Historicism as a Model for Historical Scholarship pp. Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Selected pages Title Page. The Crisis of Classical Historicism pp. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. This edition adds an epilogue to the original work, in which Iggers considers some of the igger ideas associated with the end of the Cold War and aspects of historical studies in the non-Western world.
Oxford Hishoriography Press is a department of the University of Oxford. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. But he is straight-forward and transparent, he covers the most obvious topics, and he makes no pretence that he’s being comprehensive. Slavery after Rome, — The Challenge of the Social Sciences. Sign In or Create an Account.