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The New History and the Old: Critical Essays and Reappraisals, Revised Edition / Edition 2
     

The New History and the Old: Critical Essays and Reappraisals, Revised Edition / Edition 2

by Gertrude Himmelfarb
 

ISBN-10: 0674013840

ISBN-13: 9780674013841

Pub. Date: 05/30/2004

Publisher: Harvard

For this updated edition of her acclaimed work on historians and the writing of history, Gertrude Himmelfarb adds four insightful and provocative essays dealing with changes in the discipline over the past twenty years.

In examining the effects of postmodernism, the illusions of cosmopolitanism, A. J. P. Taylor and revisionism, and Francis Fukuyama's "end of

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For this updated edition of her acclaimed work on historians and the writing of history, Gertrude Himmelfarb adds four insightful and provocative essays dealing with changes in the discipline over the past twenty years.

In examining the effects of postmodernism, the illusions of cosmopolitanism, A. J. P. Taylor and revisionism, and Francis Fukuyama's "end of history," Himmelfarb enriches her illuminating exploration of the myriad ways--new and old--in which historians make sense of the past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674013841
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
05/30/2004
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.68(d)

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