The Historian's Craft: Reflections on the Nature and Uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of Those Who Write It / Edition 1

The Historian's Craft: Reflections on the Nature and Uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of Those Who Write It / Edition 1

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by Marc Bloch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0394705122

ISBN-13: 9780394705125

Pub. Date: 03/28/1964

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Reflection on the nature and uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of those who write it.  See more details below

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Reflection on the nature and uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of those who write it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394705125
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1964
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
200,435
Product dimensions:
4.17(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter I:  History, Men and Time
    1.  The Choice of the Historian
    2.  History and Men
    3.  Historical Time
    4.  The Idol of Origins
   
5.  The Boundaries between Past and Present
   
6.  Understanding the Present by the Past
   
7.  Understanding the Past by the Present

Chapter II:  Historical Observation
    1.  General Characteristics of Historical Oberservation
   
2.  Evidence
   
3.  The Transmission of Evidence

Chapter III:  Historical Criticism
    1.  An Outline of the History of the Critical Method
   
2.  In Pursuit of Fraud and Error
   
3.  Toward a Logic of Critical Method

Chapter IV:  Historical Analysis
    1.  Judging or Understanding?
   
2.  From the Diversity of Human Functions to the Unity of Consciences
   
3.  Nomenclature

Chapter V:  Historical Causation

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