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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These 2 locations in Victoria: Access Conditions Electronic version available only to subscribers. Jul 27, Blaine Welgraven rated it liked it. Mar 25, Ernsr Paul rated it really liked it. Only recommend to someone studying history in college.

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Available via World Wide Web. Whilst a comprehensive analysis of the history of historiography, I found the work inaccessible and difficult to read. These 2 locations in Queensland: Return to Book Page. Skip to content Skip to search. Lists with This Book.

A valuable text in my undergraduate classes, written in an often taxing style. Breisacch as interpreters of progress and nation Related resource Publisher description at http: Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.


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Not only is this true for me as a reader of history, the original historian was also impacted by their own view of sociology, anthropology, politics, culture, etc… These forces impacted their drafting of history. Unbelievably, there are many texts available on historiography, and I am very thankful our professor chose Breisach’s work. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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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. There is nothing from Chinese, Indian, or other sources besides that of western Europe. However, as I mentioned with Collingwood, I’m not a big fan hisotriogrfia historiography had to read it for class. It hhistoriogrfia renews the interest for a narrative of history for me.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Despite this fact, one of the books I’ve kept in my personal collection and revisited over the years. The present and aspirations of the future reversely form our lens in which we view the past.

The Loss of Focus 3. It was all for power. Catholic Institute of Sydney. Feb 23, Suzan rated it really liked it. Mar 15, Elizabeth rated it liked it Shelves: Call for a Democratic History I ernsr all history students should read this and study it as I have been forced to do this semester in my graduate class.


Our historical narratives can inspire us in the present and they many times form our hopes about the future.

The Cyclical Pattern The past impacts, shapes and guides our present historioyrfia future. None of your libraries hold this item. Perceptions of the past in Augustan and Imperial Rome 7. May 09, Jennifer Ayers rated it liked it.

Still, this is a great help in understanding how the writing of history changed over the millennia.

So far it’s great. 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 breiwach environment of their specific time period. The Christian historiographical revolution 8.

Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

Books by Ernst Breisach. The challenge for any student of history today is the daunting task of assessing history in light of their own presuppositions and the breisacg influences of culture. Not a dry book by any standard and is accessable to readers not fully familiar with the study of history itself.