Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing, Volume 1

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Kelly Boyd
Taylor & Francis, 1999 - Reference - 1562 pages
The Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing contains over 800 entries ranging from Lord Acton and Anna Comnena to Howard Zinn and from Herodotus to Simon Schama. Over 300 contributors from around the world have composed critical assessments of historians from the beginning of historical writing to the present day, including individuals from related disciplines like Jürgen Habermas and Clifford Geertz, whose theoretical contributions have informed historical debate. Additionally, the Encyclopedia includes some 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 includes substantial assessments of African, Asian, and Latin American historians and debates on gender and subaltern studies.--Publisher description.
 

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Contents

Chronological List of Historians
xxvii
Mustafa Naima Plutarch
xxx
Native American History Political and Constitutional History
861
Naval History Karl Popper
870
Dimitri Obolensky Prehistory
877
Oral History Prosopography
883
Orientalism Francis Paul Prucha
966

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