Michael S. Roth; Georg G. Iggers. Historiography in the Twentieth Century: From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. Middletown. excellent survey of historiography in the twentieth century, in fact the best to date Q. Edward Wang and Georg G. Iggers (Rochester: University of Rochester. Georg Iggers. Abstract. The paper summarises and critically discusses the main trends of twentieth-century historiography worldwide and sets.

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Burtt, Twentieth-Century Pragmatist and Postmodernthinker. From Macro- to Microhistory: 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.

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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. Lawrence Stone and “The Revival of Narrative” pp.

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Jonathan Geory – – Fordham University Press. Beforehowever, he was not at all typical of German, and even less so of international, historiography. From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge.

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. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Purchase Subscription prices and igegrs Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

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.

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Iggers No preview available – 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.


From Historicism to Postmodernism: Article PDF first page preview. Preface centuury Acknowledgments pp. Historiography in the Twentieth Century. American Traditions of Social History pp.

Cornelia Vismann – – Perspectives on Science 9 2: Iggers Limited preview – If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Classical Historicism as a Model for Historical Scholarship pp. History of Western Philosophy.

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 hishoriography of globalization. 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.

In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature centurry history and historiography. Rajesh Sampath – – International Scholars Publications.