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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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.
Braudel’s emphasis on long enduring structures and on the material foundations of culture were not free of this scientism. From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge.
Beforehowever, he was not at all typical of German, and even less so of international, historiography. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. 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. It was one of a number of journals internationally that took a similar direction. Wesleyan University Press Amazon.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)
It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. 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” position shared by few historians.
Selected pages Title Page. In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history historiograpphy historiography. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century is also an obvious choice for anyone else wanting to understand how approaches to history have changed over the last century and a half.
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. American Traditions of Social History pp.
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Georg G. Iggers
Email alerts New issue alert. 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.
Title Page Download Save. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. 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.
Preface and Acknowledgments pp. In Historiography in the Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history.
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The End of History as a Scholarly Discipline? 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.
Iggers No preview available – Citing articles via Google Scholar. March External links: The Challenge of the Social Sciences. From Macro- to Microhistory: Slavery after Rome, — 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.
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This edition adds an epilogue to the original work, in which Iggers considers some of the macrohistorical ideas associated with the end of the Cold War and aspects of historical studies in the non-Western world.
This article is also available for rental historioography DeepDyve. Iggers clearly has his biases: The Crisis of Classical Historicism pp. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.