Historiography in the Modern World: Western and Indian Perspectives

Historiography in the Modern World: Western and Indian Perspectives

by Shashi Bhushan Upadhyay

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ISBN-13: 9780199459704
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2016
Pages: 794
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 2.50(d)

About the Author

Shashi Bhushan Upadhyay is Professor of History, School of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
1: Introduction: The Past, History and Historiography
Part I: BACKGROUND: PRE-MODERN HISTORIOGRAPHY
2: Pre-modern Western Historiography
3: Traditional Chinese Historiography
4: Pre-modern Arabic Historiography
5: Representations of the Past in Pre-colonial India
Part II: MODERN WESTERN HISTORIOGRAPHY
6: The Beginnings: Renaissance Historiography
7: Decline and Rise of History: Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries
8: Enlightenment Historiography
9: Historicism and Positivism
10: The German Historical Tradition in the Nineteenth Century
11: Romantic History in the Nineteenth Century
12: Scientific History
13: Marxist Historiography
14: The Annales School
15: Some Other Important Trends.
Part III: HISTORIOGRAPHY IN MODERN INDIA
16: Colonialist Historiography
17: Nationalist Historiography
18: Indian Marxist Historiography
19: The Cambridge School
20: Subalternist Historiography
21: Some Important Themes in Indian Historiography
Part IV: CRITIQUES OF MAINSTREAM HISTORIOGRAPHY
22: Early Critiques
23: Structuralism and Poststructuralism
24: Postmodernism and History
25: Postcolonialism
26: Conclusion
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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