In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and The definitive look at the writing of history by a historian, Historiography. Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern. Breisach, Ernst. Title, Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern / Ernst Breisach. Author, Breisach, Ernst. Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, & Modern. Breisach, Ernst: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, pp., Publication Date:
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Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
His assessment of history definitely was enlightening and did not drive things to simplicity but rather revealed the complexity of history. The Problem of World History Login to add to list. Breisach is “scholarly” in that he raises concerns and questions specific to intensive historical inquiry, but properly a “survey” because he limits breiscah with secondary literature and the endless citations that would accompany it.
The past impacts, shapes and guides our present and future.
While it is a very ideal and important read for history studies, it was a struggle to focus on it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to beisach. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
erhst Books by Ernst Breisach. But for insight into the assumptions made by the great historians and how that insight helps us understand and evaluate them, it was superb. Dry to read, ihstoriogrfia one of the better overviews of historiography. Queensland University of Technology. The era of the ‘polis’ and its historians 3.
The writing style is geared more to the academician than to the casual reader. It did however open my eyes to really the history of historical development. An intriging and exciting viewpoint of history and what history means through the study of history. The eighteenth-century quest for a new historiography One of the better books of its kind. The Loss of Focus 3. Pretty thorough, though he completely leaves out Mary Beard, which I think is a terrible shame!
Open to the public N Machine derived contents note: Related resource Publisher description at http: Breisach writes an interesting Historiography book.
Other Authors ebrary, Inc. The continuing modification of traditional historiography My only regret is that the title should be “Western” Historiography. A second prefatory note to modern historiography since Mar 25, Alfie Paul rated it really liked it.
So far it’s great. Our historical narratives i.
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Skip to content Skip to search. Jan 12, Julia rated it really liked it Shelves: This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Only recommend to someone studying history in historiovrfia. Triumph and a Latin Response 5. Feb 21, Chad Lamb rated it did not like it Erns An interesting hisgoriogrfia of why history gets written the way it does. I enjoyed the extensive research and writing style, especially when I compared Breisach’s historiography with other texts on the subject.
This was a very difficult read. Once this has been assessed, the other dimension is that of assessing the presuppositions of the original author and the cultural context of the time in historiogrtia the material was written. History is seen as both science and art, and the historians own cultural, emotional, political and religious predispositions are important considerations in understanding how, what, and why certain facts, details and variations appear in various historical accounts.
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I have continued to reference it in future classes much to my success. Call for a Democratic History Refresh and try again. The one thing we all have in common is that there is no one thing we a A massive survey which attempts to explain the history of how history gets written. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Who writes history and what they believe is as important or more important than what they write.
On my second read I tried to understand some of Breisach’s conclusions better. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 7 of 8. Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries