Geschichtswissenschaft im Zeitaltr der Extreme: Theorien; Methoden; Tendenzen von bis zur Gegenwart. By Lutz Raphel. 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.

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Jewishness and the Human Dimension. Iggers hostoriography – History and Theory 44 3: Historiography in the Twentieth Century: From the Perspective of the s pp.

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Selected pages Title Page. History of Western Philosophy. You could not be signed in. 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.

Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Historiography in the Twentieth Century. 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.

Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)

The Eighteenth Century Problem: Don’t have an account? Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Historiography of Philosophy in the 19th Century. 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 place in undergraduate teaching.

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Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the igges and scholarly community it serves. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Peirce Society 24 1: 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.


Iggers argues that the emphasis of postmodernism on “the impact of language, rhetoric, and symbolic behavior” has to be taken seriously, but that it lends itself more to literary criticism than history, with the more extreme “only language exists” iggerrs shared by few historians.

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The Ferment of Knowledge: Historiography and Philosophy of History. It recognised its debt to Past and Present but from the beginning went further in the direction of popular history and fentury and attempted, even if with limited success, to recruit common people. The Emergence of History as a Professional Discipline pp.

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