The Theory and Practice of History: Edited with an introduction by Georg G. Iggers by Leopold Von RankeThe Theory and Practice of History: Edited with an introduction by Georg G. Iggers by Leopold Von Ranke

The Theory and Practice of History: Edited with an introduction by Georg G. Iggers

byLeopold Von RankeEditorGeorg G. Iggers

Paperback | October 22, 2010

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Leopold von Ranke, who was born in 1795, is considered to be one of the founders of the modern practice of writing history. This collection of his writings, edited and introduced by Georg G. Iggers, was first published in 1973 and remains the leading collection of Ranke¿s writings in the English language.

Now updated with the needs of current students in mind, this edition includes previously untranslated materials by the young Ranke, focusing particularly on the relationship between history and religion together with his inaugural lecture of 1836 ¿On the Relation and Difference between History and Politics¿. Including pieces on historical science, and on the relationship between history and philosophy, as well as country specific histories, this book is essential reading for all students of historiography.

Georg G. Iggersis Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has published numerous influential works on historiography including his co-authored Global History of Historiography (2008) and Twentieth Century Historiography (2005). He has received many fellowships including the Guggenh...
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Title:The Theory and Practice of History: Edited with an introduction by Georg G. IggersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415780330

ISBN - 13:9780415780339

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Table of Contents

Preface  Introduction  Bibliographical Note Part 1: The Idealistic Theory of Historiography Part 2: The Idealistic Theory of Historiography Part 3: The Prefaces Part 4: History of the Popes