Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing, Volume 1
Contains over 800 entries, ranging from Lord Acton and Anna Comnena to Howard Zinn and Herodatus to Simon Schama. Over 300 contributors have composed critical assessments of historians from the beginning of historical writing to the present day, including individuals from related disciplines like Jurgen Habermas and Clifford Geertz, whose theoretical contributions have informed historical debate. Additionally, the text includes 200 essays treating the development of national, regional and topical historiographies, from the ancient Near East to the history of sexuality. In addition to the Western tradition, it contains assessments of African, Asian and Latin American historians and debates on on gender and subaltern studies.
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Introduction by Kelly Boyd
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19th century African African American American History analysis ancient Annales Annales school Archaeology Argentina argued Australian Ban Gu Benedetto Croce Berkeley Biography Born Brazil Brazilian Britain British Byzantine Byzantine Empire California Press Cambridge University Cambridge University Press Central China Chinese Christian Chronicle church Civilization colonial contemporary critical Cuban cultural David Dynasty E.P. Thompson early modern economic history edited empire England English Essays Europe European Fernand Braudel France French Further Reading German Harvard University Harvard University Press historians historical writing historiography human ical ideas Imperial important Industrial influence institutions intellectual interpretation John Latin London Marc Bloch Marxist medieval Origins Oxford University Press Paris past period philosophy political Princeton Principal Writings Reformation region Renaissance revised Revolution Robert role Roman scholars scholarship Sima Qian Slavery social history society sources texts theory tion tradition University of California vols William women World York