Modern Historiography : An Introduction Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
Modern Historiography is the essential introduction to the history of historical writing.
It explains the broad philosophical background to the different historians and historical schools of the modern era, from James Boswell and Thomas Carlyle through to Lucien Febure and Eric Hobsbawm and surveys:the Enlightenment and Counter EnlightenmentRomanticismthe voice of Science and the process of secularization within Western intellectual thoughtthe influence of, and broadening contact with, the New Worldthe Annales school in FrancePostmodernism. Modern Historiography provides a clear and concise account of this modern period of historical writing.