Georg G. Iggers. Historiography in the Twentieth Century-From. Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press. HISTORIOGRAPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: FROM SCIENTIFIC panied by editions of historical writing to exemplify the trends Iggers was ana-. In Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history. One hundred and sixty pages.
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Georg G. Iggers
Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. History and the Challenge of Postmodernism pp. It was one of a number of journals internationally that took a similar direction. One hundred and sixty pages doesn’t allow room for systematic exposition or analysis, but he achieves some depth by highlighting key schools and prominent individuals.
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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Preface and Acknowledgments pp. Critical Theory and Social History: When it’s possible to major in history at a leading university and never have heard of Ranke or the Annalesa short, accessible survey of modern historiography demands igvers place in undergraduate teaching.
Iggers sees the contemporary discipline as a hybrid, moving away from a classical, hiwtoriography approach toward microhistory, cultural history, and the history of everyday life. From Macro- to Microhistory: The new epilogue, by the author, examines the movement away from postmodernism towards new social science approaches that give greater attention to cultural factors and to the problems of globalization.
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The discipline’s greatest challenge may have come in the last two decades, when postmodern ideas forced a reevaluation of the relationship of historians to their subject and questioned the very possibility of objective history. Selected pages Title Page.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)
This edition adds an epilogue to the original work, in which Iggers considers some of the historiographt ideas associated with the end of the Cold War and aspects of historical studies in the non-Western world. Yet there was a firmly established tradition, extending from Bloch and Febvre to Le Goff, Duby, and to the present, that relied heavily on sources such as art, folklore, and customs and therefore encouraged more subtle, qualitative ways of thinking.
Article PDF first page preview. Lawrence Stone and “The Revival of Narrative” pp.
You do historiogrwphy currently have access to this article. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. The End of History as a Scholarly Discipline? Other editions – View all Historiography in the Twentieth Century: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Here he highlights Carlo Ginzburg and the Italian microstoria tradition, work done in Germany, and connections with and differences from Geertzian interpretative anthropology.
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American Historical Association members Sign in via society site. Iggers clearly has his biases: Historiograpy Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggefs offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history.
The new epilogue, by the author, examines the movement away from postmodernism towards new historigoraphy science approaches that give greater attention to cultural factors and to the problems of globalization. Historiography in the Twentieth Century is also an obvious choice for anyone else wanting to understand how approaches to history have changed over the last century and a half. The Challenge of the Social Sciences.
Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Sign In or Create an Account. The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies.
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