Georg G. Iggers. Historiography in the Twentieth Century-From. Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press. HISTORIOGRAPHY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: FROM SCIENTIFIC panied by editions of historical writing to exemplify the trends Iggers was ana-. In Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history. One hundred and sixty pages.
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Most users should sign in with their email address. A chapter on “the linguistic turn” focuses on North America, looking at Hayden White, Clifford Geertz, Thomas Childers, and work on the history of political thought, the French Revolution, and the role of symbols and social language. The Challenge of the Social Igers pp.
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Slavery after Rome, — Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Iggers sees the contemporary discipline as a hybrid, moving away from a classical, macrohistorical approach toward microhistory, cultural history, and the history of everyday life.
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Wesleyan University PressFeb 28, – History – pages. The Emergence of History as a Professional Discipline pp. But he is straight-forward and transparent, he covers the most obvious topics, and he makes no pretence that he’s being comprehensive.
Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly Article PDF first historiogrpahy preview.
The Crisis of Classical Historicism pp. The discipline’s greatest challenge may have come in the last two decades, when postmodern ideas forced a reevaluation of the relationship of historians to their subject and questioned the very possibility of objective history. Iggers Limited preview – Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.
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Preface and Acknowledgments pp. The new epilogue, by the author, examines the movement away from postmodernism towards new social science approaches that give greater attention to cultural factors and to the problems of globalization.
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The Igggers of Everyday Life pp. The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies. Classical Historicism as a Model for Historical Scholarship pp.
Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. This edition adds an epilogue to the original work, in which Iggers considers some of the macrohistorical ideas associated with the end of the Cold War and aspects of historical studies in the non-Western world. Lawrence Stone and “The Revival of Narrative” pp. Iggers sees the contemporary discipline as a hybrid, moving away from a classical, macrohistorical approach toward microhistory, cultural history, and the history of everyday life.
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Selected pages Title Page. From the Perspective of the s pp. Beforehowever, he was not at all typical of German, and even less so of international, historiography. History and the Challenge of Postmodernism pp. Iggers Hsitoriography Published by: Sign In Forgot password?