In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and The definitive look at the writing of history by a historian, Historiography. Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern. Breisach, Ernst. Title, Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern / Ernst Breisach. Author, Breisach, Ernst. Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, & Modern. Breisach, Ernst: Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, pp., Publication Date:

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The University of Melbourne. The problem of world history Anyone interested in the history of history. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Mar 25, Alfie Paul rated it really liked it.

Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

Still, this is a great help in understanding how the writing of history changed over the millennia. Sep 11, David Withun rated it really liked it. Its heavily slanted to the European and American schools of History, with an ever-so slight mention of the Historiography of the Far East.

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Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern by Ernst Breisach

But, there are some things he draws together that I simply don’t see. Reminds me how little I understand about Post-Modernist theories. The University of Melbourne Library. Unbelievably, there are many texts available on hist Breisach wrote in a thorough, comprehensive manner beginning with the history of Homer’s writings through Post-modernism. The Cyclical Pattern A comprehensive overview of hustoriogrfia history was perceived and recorded in different periods and what direct or indirect forces were brought on bear in this decision making process.


“Historiography : Ancient, Medieval, & Modern” by Ernst Breisach

Neither a handbook nor an encyclopedia, this updated second edition narrates and interprets the development of historiography from its origins in Greek poetry to the present, with sections on such current topics as post In this pioneering work, Ernst Breisach presents an effective, well-organized, and concise account of the development of historiography in Western culture.

A massive survey which attempts to explain the history of historiogrfoa history gets written. Lists What are lists?

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Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern

Pretty thorough, though he completely leaves out Mary Beard, which I think is a terrible shame! The eighteenth-century quest for a new historiography These 2 locations in Victoria: Open to the public N A second prefatory note to modern historiography since History is seen as both science and art, and the historians own cultural, emotional, political and religious predispositions are important considerations in understanding how, what, and why certain facts, details and variations appear in various historiogrdia accounts.


A Promise and Many Problems Still, this is more dull than even Collingwood. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The past impacts, shapes and guides our present and future. Vreisach is “scholarly” in that he raises concerns and questions specific to intensive historical inquiry, but properly a “survey” because he limits interaction with secondary literature and the endless citations that would accompany it.

Perceptions of the past in Augustan and Imperial Rome 7. A first prefatory note to modern historiography I have continued to reference it in future classes much to my success. State Library of NSW.

Thus the past, present and future brwisach all consequently linked together. Reshaping Economic History I knew very, very little when I began the Historiography course, but Historiogrfiaa learned much from the professor and the text.