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The Oxford History of Historical Writing


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Editors' Introduction Part One: The Rise, Consolidation, and Crisis of European Traditions 1: Stefan Berger: The Invention of European National Traditions in European Romanticism 2: Georg G. Iggers: The Intellectual Foundations of Nineteenth-Century 'Scientific' History: The German Model 3: Eckhardt Fuchs: Contemporary Alternatives to German Historicism in the Nineteenth Century 4: Gabriele Lingelbach: The Institutionalization and Professionalization of History in Europe and the United States 5: Lutz Raphael: Experiments in Modernization: Social and Economic History 6: Peter Burke: Lay History: Official and Unofficial Representations, 1800-1914 7: Antoon De Baets: Censorship and History, 1915-45: Historiography in the Service of Dictatorships Part Two: Historical Scholarship and National Traditions 8: Benedikt Stuchtey: German Historical Writing 9: Pim den Boer: Historical Writing in France, 1800-1914 10: Michael Bentley: Shape and Pattern in British Historical Writing, 1814-1945 11: Ilaria Porciani and Mauro Moretti: The Polycentric Structure of Italian Historical Writing 12: Xose-Manoel Nunez: Historical Writing in Spain and Portugal, 1720-1930 13: Rolf Torstendahl: Scandinavian Historical Writing 14: Jo Tollebeek: Historical Writing in the Low Countries 15: Gyula Szvak: The Golden Age of Russian Historical Writing: The Nineteenth Century 16: Monika Baar: East-Central European Historical Writing 17: Marius Turda: Historical Writing in the Balkans Part Three: Europe's Offspring 18: Thomas Bender: Writing American History, 1789-1945 19: Donald Wright and Christopher Saunders: The Writing of the History of Canada and of South Africa 20: Stuart Macintyre: Historical Writing in Australia and New Zealand 21: D. A. Brading: Historical Writing in Mexico: Three Cycles 22: Ciro Flamarion Cardoso: Brazilian Historical Writing and the Building of a Nation 23: Juan Maiguashca: Spanish South American Historians: Centre and Periphery, 1840s-1940s Part Four: Non-European Cultural Traditions 24: Axel Schneider and Stefan Tanaka: The Transformation of History in China and Japan 25: Dipesh Chakrabarty: The Birth of Academic Historical Writing in India 26: Anthony Milner: South East Asian Historical Writing 27: Cemal Kafadar and Hakan T. Kareteke: Late Ottoman and Early Republican Turkish Historical Writing 28: Youssef M. Choueiri: Historical Writing in the Arab World 29: Toyin Falola: History in Sub-Saharan Africa

About the Author

Stuart Macintyre was born and educated in Melbourne, Australia, and completed his doctorate at Cambridge in 1975. In 1980 he returned to the University of Melbourne and was appointed Ernest Scott Professor of History at the University of Melbourne. He has served terms as dean of the Faculty of Arts and President of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Juan Maiguashca was born in Ecuador and educated in the United States, France, and Britain. He obtained his doctorate at Oxford, St. Antony's College, in 1968. He has been a research fellow at the London School of Economics and The Adlai Institute of International affairs (University of Chicago). From 1972 until his retirement he taught at the Department of History of York University, Toronto, Canada. Attila POK is deputy director of the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and visiting professor of history at Columbia University in New York. His publications and courses cover three major fields: 19th-20th century European political and intellectual history, history of modern European historiography, theory and methodology of history.


The Oxford History of History Writing is a fundamental publication on international historiography traditions, its problems, and key actors. * Zaur Gasimov, Jahrbucher fur Geschichte Osteuropas *

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