The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Paperback | August 12, 2015

EditorStuart Macintyre, Juan Maiguashca, Attila Pok

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Volume 4 of The Oxford History of Historical Writing offers essays by leading scholars on the writing of history globally from 1800 to 1945. Divided into four parts, it first covers the rise, consolidation, and crisis of European historical thought, and the professionalization andinstitutionalization of history. The chapters in Part II analyze how historical scholarship connected to various European national traditions. Part III considers the historical writing of Europe's "Offspring": the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, andSpanish South America. The concluding part is devoted to histories of non-European cultural traditions: China, Japan, India, South East Asia, Turkey, the Arab world, and Sub-Saharan Africa. This is the fourth of five volumes in a series that explores representations of the past from the beginning ofwriting to the present day, and from all over the world. This volume aims at once to provide an authoritative survey of the field, and especially to provoke cross-cultural comparisons.

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Volume 4 of The Oxford History of Historical Writing offers essays by leading scholars on the writing of history globally from 1800 to 1945. Divided into four parts, it first covers the rise, consolidation, and crisis of European historical thought, and the professionalization andinstitutionalization of history. The chapters in Part II...

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 ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:August 12, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Editors' IntroductionPart One: The Rise, Consolidation, and Crisis of European Traditions1. Stefan Berger: The Invention of European National Traditions in European Romanticism2. Georg G. Iggers: The Intellectual Foundations of Nineteenth-Century 'Scientific' History: The German Model3. Eckhardt Fuchs: Contemporary Alternatives to German Historicism in the Nineteenth Century4. Gabriele Lingelbach: The Institutionalization and Professionalization of History in Europe and the United States5. Lutz Raphael: Experiments in Modernization: Social and Economic History6. Peter Burke: Lay History: Official and Unofficial Representations, 1800-19147. Antoon De Baets: Censorship and History, 1915-45: Historiography in the Service of DictatorshipsPart Two: Historical Scholarship and National Traditions8. Benedikt Stuchtey: German Historical Writing9. Pim den Boer: Historical Writing in France, 1800-191410. Michael Bentley: Shape and Pattern in British Historical Writing, 1814-194511. Ilaria Porciani and Mauro Moretti: The Polycentric Structure of Italian Historical Writing12. Xose-Manoel Nunez: Historical Writing in Spain and Portugal, 1720-193013. Rolf Torstendahl: Scandinavian Historical Writing14. Jo Tollebeek: Historical Writing in the Low Countries15. Gyula Szvak: The Golden Age of Russian Historical Writing: The Nineteenth Century16. Monika Baar: East-Central European Historical Writing17. Marius Turda: Historical Writing in the BalkansPart Three: Europe's Offspring18. Thomas Bender: Writing American History, 1789-194519. Donald Wright and Christopher Saunders: The Writing of the History of Canada and of South Africa20. Stuart Macintyre: Historical Writing in Australia and New Zealand21. D. A. Brading: Historical Writing in Mexico: Three Cycles22. Ciro Flamarion Cardoso: Brazilian Historical Writing and the Building of a Nation23. Juan Maiguashca: Spanish South American Historians: Centre and Periphery, 1840s-1940sPart Four: Non-European Cultural Traditions24. Axel Schneider and Stefan Tanaka: The Transformation of History in China and Japan25. Dipesh Chakrabarty: The Birth of Academic Historical Writing in India26. Anthony Milner: South East Asian Historical Writing27. Cemal Kafadar and Hakan T. Kareteke: Late Ottoman and Early Republican Turkish Historical Writing28. Youssef M. Choueiri: Historical Writing in the Arab World29. Toyin Falola: History in Sub-Saharan Africa

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