The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past

The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past

by John Lewis Gaddis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195171570
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/08/2004
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 187,011
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

John Lewis Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History at Yale University. A leading authority on Cold War history, his books include We Now Know, The Long Peace, and Strategies of Containment. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

Table of Contents

1. "The Landscape of History"
2. "Time and Space"
3. "Structure and Process"
4. "The Interdependency of Variables"
5. "Chaos and Complexity"
6. "Causation, Contingency, and Counterfactuals"
7. "Molecules with Minds of Their Own"
8. "Seeing Like a Historian"

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