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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Still, this is a great help in understanding how the writing of history changed over the millennia. Sep 06, Renay rated it liked it. Feb 17, Matt rated it liked it Shelves: In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and concise account of the development of historiography in Western culture.
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Seeing as it was a ernsf read for one of my Graduate classes, the “enjoyability” factor wasn’t there most of the time. Lists with This Book.
I enjoyed the extensive research and writing style, especially when I compared Breisach’s historiography with other texts on the subject. So you want to be a historian eh? View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Historians as interpreters of progress and nation This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Comments and reviews What are comments? So far it’s historiogrffia. A second prefatory note to modern historiography since My only regret is that the title should be “Western” Historiography.
Still, this is more dull than even Collingwood. Talk about a hard textbook! Separate different tags with a comma. Triumph and a Latin Response 5.
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Physical Description xii, pages: One of the better books of its kind. These 10 locations in All: Reminds me how little I understand about Post-Modernist theories. Neither a handbook nor an encyclopedia, this updated second edition narrates and interprets the development of historiography from its origins in Greek poetry to the present, with sections on such current topics as post In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and concise account of the development of historiography in Western culture.
The challenge for any student of history today is the daunting task of assessing history in light of their own presuppositions and the current influences of culture.
Not a dry book by any standard and is accessable to readers not fully familiar with the study of history itself. Mar 16, J. Ultimate Meaning or Another Method? But for insight into the assumptions made by the great historians and how that insight helps us understand and evaluate them, it was superb.
Historiography’s adjustment to accelerating change Essential text on the history of history. 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 historian actually stated.
I knew very, very little when I began the Historiography course, but I learned much from the professor and the text.
Queensland University of Technology. On my second read I tried to understand some of Breisach’s conclusions better. The one thing we all have in common is bfeisach there is no one thing we all have in common.