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Review: That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

First off let me say this, this book is a pain to read. A very fascinating book with an insight that all history students and writers of any intellectual field should read. But it still is very ... Read full review

Review: That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession

User Review  - V. - Goodreads

Interesting. A fascinating history of the "objectivity question" and its importance in shaping American historical profession, first as an ideal, then as a contested idea. The author identifies 4 main ... Read full review

Review: That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession

User Review  - Mike Hankins - Goodreads

Peter Novick's only stated goal in That Noble Dream is to simply raise questions and provoke a deep level of introspection among American historians about what they are doing and how they are doing it ... Read full review

Review: That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession

User Review  - Jeffrey - Goodreads

This book is a slog. It is a great source if you need to write a historiographical essay on what seems to be any subject in US history. You can use it to find works on your subject, and see what ... Read full review

Review: That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession

User Review  - Michele - Goodreads

Review for Historians and Graduate Students! No one else will ever read this book. At the time I was forced to read this, I developed an unfair distaste for Peter Novick and blamed him for the loss of ... Read full review

Review: That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession

User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

Excellent overview of the historical profession. Entertaining throughout, but very long. Read full review


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