Michael S. Roth; Georg G. Iggers. Historiography in the Twentieth Century: From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. Middletown. excellent survey of historiography in the twentieth century, in fact the best to date Q. Edward Wang and Georg G. Iggers (Rochester: University of Rochester. Georg Iggers. Abstract. The paper summarises and critically discusses the main trends of twentieth-century historiography worldwide and sets.
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From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. The discipline’s greatest challenge may have come in the last two decades, when postmodern ideas forced a reevaluation of the relationship of historians to their subject and questioned the very possibility of objective history.
Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly 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. Iggers No preview available – History of Western Philosophy. Jaime Nubiola – – Transactions of the Jistoriography S. The Crisis of Classical Historicism pp.
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Jonathan Boyarin – – Fordham University Press. Iggers Book Published by: Wesleyan University PressFeb 28, – History – pages. The new epilogue, by the author, examines the movement away from postmodernism towards new social science approaches that give greater attention to cultural factors and to the problems of globalization.
Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Find it on Scholar. The Challenge of the Social Sciences pp. The discipline’s greatest challenge may have come in the last two decades, when postmodern ideas forced a reevaluation of the relationship of historians to their subject and questioned the very possibility of objective history. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.
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Iggers argues that the emphasis of postmodernism on “the impact of language, rhetoric, twentiet symbolic behavior” has to be taken seriously, but that it lends itself more to literary criticism than history, with the more extreme “only language exists” position shared by few historians. Slavery after Rome, — Article PDF first page preview. 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.
Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed historiography following World War II.
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