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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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. Sign In or Create an Account. Contact Contact Us Help. Title Page Download Save. 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. 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.
Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. The Challenge of the Social Sciences. The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies.
Account Options Sign in. The Emergence of History as a Professional Discipline. You could not be signed in. But he is straight-forward and transparent, he covers the most obvious topics, and he makes no pretence that he’s being comprehensive. 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.
Wesleyan University PressFeb 28, – History – pages. Iggers No preview available – Here he highlights Carlo Ginzburg and the Italian microstoria tradition, work done ivgers Germany, and connections with and differences from Geertzian interpretative anthropology. The Challenge of the Social Sciences pp.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)
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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. 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.
Georg G. Iggers
To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research igegrs writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed historiography following World War II.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century: 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. Historiography in the Twentieth Century is also an obvious historoigraphy for anyone else wanting to understand how approaches to history have changed over the last century and a half.
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You do not currently have access historiograpuy this article. Preface and Acknowledgments pp. Article PDF first page preview. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. 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. Critical Theory and Social History: Iggers clearly has his biases: