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History and Historians / Edition 7
     

History and Historians / Edition 7

by Mark T. Gilderhus
 

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ISBN-10: 0205687539

ISBN-13: 9780205687534

Pub. Date: 03/06/2009

Publisher: Pearson

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Historiography, Philosophy of History, and Historical Methods. Also an ideal supplemental text for Western Civilization and Intellectual History courses.

This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present.

Overview

For undergraduate and graduate courses in Historiography, Philosophy of History, and Historical Methods. Also an ideal supplemental text for Western Civilization and Intellectual History courses.

This concise, best-selling volume presents a thorough and comprehensive overview of Western historical thinking from ancient times until the present. History and Historians surveys the main issues and problems in areas such as historiography, philosophy of history, and historical methodology. The book strives for a balanced coverage and attempts to make the subject accessible to readers at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205687534
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
192,973
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1 Aims and Purposes

2 The Beginnings of Historical Consciousness

3 Historical Consciousness in the Modern Age

4 Philosophy of History: Speculative Approaches

5 Philosophy of History: Analytical Approaches

6 Professional History in Recent Times

7 Culture Wars, Postmodernism, and Other Issues

Index

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