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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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The enigma of world history Epilogue: The Problem of World History Still, this is a great help in understanding how the writing of history changed over the millennia. Public Private login e. This is a very important reference work.

The historiographical mastery of new peoples, states, and dynasties 9. I believe all history students should read this and study it as I have been forced to do this semester in my graduate class. No one is impartial or without presuppositions.

Although not overly complex, the casual reader may get overwhelmed by the different approaches to the writing of history and how it has changed over the centuries. Lists What are lists?

Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

These 2 locations in Queensland: I have continued to reference it in future classes much to my success. State Library of Queensland.


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Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern

State Library of NSW. Pretty thorough, though he completely leaves out Mary Beard, which I think is a terrible shame! Be the first to add this to a list. American and French interpretations of social history My only regret is that the title should be “Western” Historiography.

Want to Read saving…. Lists with This Book. Machine derived contents note: Open to the public Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries These 3 locations in New South Wales: Enjoyed the book but couldnt give it a higher rating because it is meant more for the history student brejsach most would find it dull and u This book is an incredible journey through historiography that journeys from Historiogrrfia to American historians such as Hart and Morison.

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Carrying this dialogue historiogffia bit further, Breisach also revealed to me how our hopes, desires and aspirations for the future also form our view of the past and shape the present. While it is a very ideal and important read for history studies, it was a struggle to focus on it.


Breisach is “scholarly” in that he raises concerns and questions specific to intensive historical inquiry, but properly a “survey” because he limits interaction with secondary literature and the endless citations that would accompany it.

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“Historiography : Ancient, Medieval, & Modern” by Ernst Breisach

Therefore, the influences of our history shape and form our present lives which inadvertently shapes the way we then look back and assess our historical narratives; almost a circular motion. For example, the events of the past have been and will continue to impact our view of the present. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Talk about a hard textbook!

Comments and reviews What are comments? Unbelievably, there are many texts available on historiography, and I am very thankful our professor chose Breisach’s work.