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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