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Historiography - 3 Edition by Ernst Breisach (Paperback)

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Edition: 3 Edition

Number of Pages: 503

Genre: History

Sub-Genre: Historiography

Format: Paperback

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Author: Ernst Breisach

Language: English

Street Date: December 30, 2007
TCIN: 77778881
UPC: 9780226072838
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-0549

Description

In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and concise account of the development of historiography in Western culture. Neither a handbook nor an encyclopedia, this up-to-date third edition narrates and interprets the development of historiography from its origins in Greek poetry to the present, with compelling sections on postmodernism, deconstructionism, African-American history, women's history, microhistory, the Historikerstreit, cultural history, and more. The definitive look at the writing of history by a historian, Historiography provides key insights into some of the most important issues, debates and innovations in modern historiography.

Praise for the first edition: "Breisach's comprehensive coverage of the subject and his clear presentation of the issues and the complexity of an evolving discipline easily make his work the best of its kind."--Lester D. Stephens, American Historical Review

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