The Poetry of History: The Contribution of Literature and Literary Scholarship to the Writing of History Since Voltaire

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Columbia University Press, 1947 - History - 258 pages
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Contents

VOLTAIRE SHATTERS TRADITION
3
THE LIVING PAST 2 I
21
GIBBON VICO AND THE MASSES
79
NIEBUHR OTFRIED
93
CHATEAUBRIAND SCOTT THIERRY
116
MICHELET
129
RENAN BURCKHARDT GREEN
150
HISTORY AS SCIENCE
189
TWENTIETHCENTURY THOUGHT IN SEARCH OF
203
Notes
225
Selected References
241
Index
249
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