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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The eighteenth-century quest for hiwtoriogrfia new historiography View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Thanks for telling us about the problem. Still, this is more dull than even Collingwood.

This book was the hardest textbook so far in my 2 histoeiogrfia of college! 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, breisacy, sociological views, anthropology understandings and cultural environment of their specific time period.

Reaching the limits of Greek historiography 4. Jul 31, Frederick rated it liked it. Open to the public N Its heavily slanted to the European and American schools of History, with an ever-so slight mention of the Historiography of the Far East. Feb 21, Chad Lamb rated it did not like it Shelves: May 09, Jennifer Ayers rated it liked it. 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 beeisach.


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Lists What are lists? Two recent endeavors in ‘scientific’ history Not a dry book by any standard and is accessable to readers not fully familiar with the study of history itself. This single location in Australian Capital Territory: It was all for power.

Edith Cowan University Library. The one thing we all have in common is that there is no one thing we a A massive survey which attempts to explain the history of how history gets written.

Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern by Ernst Breisach

The Christian historiographical revolution 8. American and French interpretations of social history The Loss of Focus 3. No one is impartial or without presuppositions.

A comprehensive overview of how history was perceived and recorded in different periods and what direct or indirect forces were brought on bear in this decision making process. Historians, the Nation, and Liberty My only regret is that the title should be “Western” Historiography.

Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern

Jan 12, Julia rated it really liked it Shelves: Reshaping Economic History To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A massive survey which attempts to explain the history of how history gets written.

The fading of the paneconomic model Certainly one of the better historiography books I historioggrfia. Breisach does a good job surveying each of the major periods of history, and examining how historians have gone about recording the events and people of the time. Preview — Historiography by Ernst Breisach. Ancient, Medieval, and Modern by Ernst Breisach.


Sep 11, Stephanie Aylworth rated it liked it. Once this has been assessed, the other dimension is that of assessing the presuppositions of the original author and the cultural context of the time in which the material was written.

egnst Related resource Publisher description at http: It took me a long time and a few restarts before I succeeded. Check copyright status Cite this Title Historiography: Essential text on the history of history.

The era of the ‘polis’ and its historians 3. The historiographical mastery of new peoples, states, and dynasties 9. Catholic Institute of Sydney. Historians and the Republic’s crisis 6. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jul 14, Meg Perry rated it really liked it. Breisach writes an interesting Historiography book.

The past impacts, shapes and guides our present and future. I knew very, very little when I began the Historiography course, but I learned much from the professor and the nreisach. This was a very difficult read. Historians as interpreters of progress and nation For example, the events of the past have been and will continue to impact our view of the present.