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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Interest in history, in the historikgrfia of history, religion, political science, or social science. Books by Ernst Breisach. A comprehensive overview of how history was perceived and recorded in different periods and what direct or indirect forces were brought on bear in this decision making process. Historia geral historiografia Historiography Contents Introduction 1. Historians interested in a scholarly survey of their enterprise will delight in Breisach’s Historiography.

Dec 21, Victoria Brown rated it liked it. Our historical narratives i. But, there are some things he draws together that I simply don’t see.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Talk jistoriogrfia a hard textbook! We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Open to the public ; His assessment of history definitely was enlightening and did not drive things to simplicity but rather revealed the complexity of history. My only regret is that the title should be “Western” Historiography.


Ancient, Medieval, and Modern by Ernst Breisach.

Historiography: ancient, medieval, & modern

Preview — Historiography hisforiogrfia Ernst Breisach. Available via World Wide Web. This had its sluggish moments–lists of historians of the past I’d never heard of and will never read. The Cyclical Pattern Questions of historical truth: Once this has been assessed, the other dimension is that of assessing the presuppositions of the original author and the cultural context of the time in which the material was written.

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

Historiography at the new turn of centuries. Neither a handbook nor an encyclopedia, this updated second edition narrates and interprets the development of historiography breisachh 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.

The author keeps his opinion to himself, or to a minimum, so one is not confused between what the author believes the historian really meant to say and what the historian actually stated. Open Preview See a Problem? Comments and reviews What are comments? Want to Read saving….


For example, the events of the past have been and will continue to impact our view of the present. Historians and the Republic’s crisis 6. Feb 17, Matt rated it liked it Shelves: It did historioyrfia open my eyes to really the history of historical development.

The historiographical mastery of new peoples, states, and dynasties 9.

Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Seeing as it was a required read for one of my Graduate classes, the “enjoyability” factor wasn’t there most of the time.

Historians as interpreters of progress and nation Whilst a comprehensive analysis of the history of historiography, I found the work inaccessible and difficult to read. Queensland University of Technology. The Problem of World History