Fortunes of History: Historical Inquiry from Herder to Huizinga

Fortunes of History: Historical Inquiry from Herder to Huizinga

by Donald R. Kelley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300095783

ISBN-13: 9780300095784

Pub. Date: 05/10/2003

Publisher: Yale University Press

"In Fortunes of History Donald R. Kelley offers an authoritative examination of historical writing during the "long nineteenth century" - the years from the French Revolution to those just after the First World War. He provides a comprehensive analysis of the theories and practices of British, French, German, Italian, and American schools of historical thought, their…  See more details below

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"In Fortunes of History Donald R. Kelley offers an authoritative examination of historical writing during the "long nineteenth century" - the years from the French Revolution to those just after the First World War. He provides a comprehensive analysis of the theories and practices of British, French, German, Italian, and American schools of historical thought, their principal figures, and their distinctive methods and self-understandings." Kelley treats the modern traditions of European world and national historiography from the Enlightenment to the "new histories" of the twentieth century, attending not only to major authors and schools but also to methods, scholarship, criticisms, controversies, ideological questions, and relations to other disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300095784
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/10/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.78(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Enlightened History1
2History between Research and Reason26
3Expanding Horizons56
4British Initiatives81
5German Impulses112
6French Novelties141
7German Ascendancy173
8French Visions198
9English Observances225
10Beyond the Canon254
11American Parallels280
12New Histories304
Conclusion339
Notes347
Index411

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