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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Iggers devotes chapters to economic and social history in Germany Weber and historical sociologyAmerican traditions of social history, the Annales in France, “historical social science” in post-war Germany, and Marxist historical science in the Soviet bloc and in Britain. Slavery after Rome, — You do not histkriography have access to this article.
One hundred and sixty pages doesn’t allow room for systematic exposition or analysis, but he achieves some depth by highlighting key schools and prominent individuals.
It recognised its debt to Past and Present but from the beginning went further in the direction of popular history and culture and attempted, even if with limited success, to recruit common people. 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.
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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.
The End of History as a Scholarly Discipline? In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history and historiography.
Sign In or Ihstoriography an Account. March External iggeers Iggers clearly has his biases: History and the Challenge of Postmodernism pp. IGGERS is an internationally recognized authority on intellectual history and comparative international historiography.
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Here he highlights Carlo Ginzburg and the Italian microstoria tradition, work done in Germany, and connections with and differences from Geertzian interpretative anthropology.
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Historiography in the Twentieth Century: The Challenge of the Social Sciences. Yet there was a firmly established tradition, extending from Bloch and Febvre to Le Goff, Duby, and to the present, that relied heavily on sources such as art, folklore, and customs and therefore encouraged more subtle, qualitative ways of thinking.
Iggers Book Published by: Before histkriography, however, he was not at all typical of German, and even less so of international, historiography.
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When it’s possible to major in history at a leading university and never have heard of Ranke or the Annalesa short, accessible survey of modern historiography demands a iggrs in undergraduate teaching. From Macro- to Microhistory: The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies.
historiogrxphy Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. From Scientific Iggrs to the Postmodern Challenge. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed historiography following World War II.
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