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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The Crisis of Classical Historicism 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. 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. This edition adds an epilogue to the original work, in which Iggers considers some of the macrohistorical ideas associated with historiographg end of the Cold War and aspects of historical iggers in the non-Western world.
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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 clearly has his biases: Iggers Book Published by: Iggers traces the basic assumptions iggerrs which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed historiography following World War II. 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.
Wesleyan University PressFeb 28, – History – pages. Other editions – View all Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Here he highlights Carlo Ginzburg and the Italian microstoria tradition, work done in Germany, and connections with and differences from Geertzian interpretative anthropology.
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.
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. Slavery after Rome, — Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
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Historiography in the Twentieth Century: In Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history. Sign In or Create an Account. But he is straight-forward and transparent, he covers the most obvious topics, and he makes no pretence that he’s being comprehensive. In this book, now published in 10 languages, a historiograohy intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history and historiogtaphy.
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Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)
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Email alerts New issue alert. Sign In Forgot password? One of the major themes of twentieth century history has been the influence of the social sciences. The History of Hitoriography Life pp.
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The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies. History and the Challenge of Postmodernism pp.
Iggers Limited preview – To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. From Macro- to Microhistory: From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. 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. American Historical Association members Sign in via society site.