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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Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)
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The Challenge of the Social Sciences. The new epilogue, by the author, examines the movement away from postmodernism towards new social iggres approaches that give greater attention ifgers cultural factors and to the problems of globalization. Article PDF first page preview.
In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history and historiography. From Scientific Objectivity to the 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. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed historiography following World War II. One of the igters themes of twentieth century history histoiography been the influence of the social sciences.
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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. Other editions – View all Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Iggers clearly has his biases: Title Page Download Save. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies. Braudel’s emphasis on long enduring structures and on the material foundations of culture were not free of this scientism.
Iggers Limited preview – From Macro- to Microhistory: Sign In or Create an Account. Historiography in the Twentieth Century is also an obvious choice for anyone else historiograpjy to understand how approaches to history have changed over the last century and a half. History and the Challenge of Postmodernism pp. 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.
Iggers devotes chapters to historigraphy and social history in Germany Weber and historical sociologyAmerican traditions of social history, the Annales in France, “historical social science” in post-war Germany, and Marxist historical science in the Soviet bloc and in Britain. Don’t have an account?
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The End of History as a Scholarly Discipline? This edition adds an epilogue to the original work, in which Iggers considers some of the macrohistorical ideas associated with the end of the Cold War and aspects of historical studies in the non-Western world.
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