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A global history of modern historiography

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Paper back in very good and clean condition, spine unbroken
So far histories of historiography have concentrated almost exclusively on the West. This is the first book to offer a history of modern historiography from a global perspective. Tracing the transformation of historical writings over the past two and half centuries, the book portrays the transformation of historical writings under the effect of professionalization, which served as a model not only for Western but also for much of non-Western historical studies. At the same time it critically examines the reactions in post-modern and post-colonial thought to established conceptions of scientific historiography. A main theme of the book is how historians in the non-Western world not only adopted or adapted Western ideas, but also explored different approaches rooted in their own cultures.

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Author(s):
Wang, Q. Edward, and Iggers, Georg G
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.4 x 2.6 x 23.4 cms
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0582096065
ISBN-13:
9780582096066
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Pearson Longman
Title:
A global history of modern historiography

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Paper back in very good and clean condition, spine unbroken
So far histories of historiography have concentrated almost exclusively on the West. This is the first book to offer a history of modern historiography from a global perspective. Tracing the transformation of historical writings over the past two and half centuries, the book portrays the transformation of historical writings under the effect of professionalization, which served as a model not only for Western but also for much of non-Western historical studies. At the same time it critically examines the reactions in post-modern and post-colonial thought to established conceptions of scientific historiography. A main theme of the book is how historians in the non-Western world not only adopted or adapted Western ideas, but also explored different approaches rooted in their own cultures.

Author(s):
Wang, Q. Edward, and Iggers, Georg G
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.4 x 2.6 x 23.4 cms
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0582096065
ISBN-13:
9780582096066
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Pearson Longman
Title:
A global history of modern historiography

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