The Varieties of History

Paperback $17.60

Vintage | Sep 12, 1973 | 544 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780394719627

  • Paperback$17.60

    Vintage | Sep 12, 1973 | 544 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780394719627

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    Vintage | Mar 16, 2011 | 544 Pages | ISBN 9780307783837

Table Of Contents

1. THE NEW PHILOSOPHICAL HISTORY: Voltaire
On History: Advice to a Journalist
Letter to Abbe Dubos
Introduction: The Age of Louis XIV
On the Usefulness of History
 
2. THE CRITICAL MEHTOD: Barthold Niebuhr
Preface to the First Edition: History of Rome
Preface to the Second Edition: History of Rome
 
3. THE IDEAL OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY: Leopold von Ranke
Preface: Histories of Romance and Germanic Peoples
Fragment from the 1830’s
Fragment from the 1860’s
 
4. NATIONAL HISTORY AND LIBERALISM: Augustin Thierry
Preface and Letter I: The History of France
 
5. HISTORY AND LITERATURE: Thomas Babington Macaulay
History
 
6. HISTORY AS BIOGRAPHY: Thomas Carlyle
On History
From On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History
 
7. HISTORY AS A NATIONAL EPIC: Jules Michelet
From the Introduction: The People
 
8. POSITIVISTIC HISTORY AND ITS CRITCS: Henry Thomas Buckle and Johann Droysen
Buckle: From General Introduction, History of Civilization in England
Droysen: Art and Method
 
9. HISTORICAL MATERIALISM: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels; Jean Jaures
Marx and Engels: From The German Idealogy
Jaures: Critical and General Introduction: Histoire socialiste de la Revolution francaise
 
10. HISTORY AS AN ACADEMIC DISCIPLINE:
Prospectuses of Historische Zeitscrift, Revue Historique, English Historical Review
 
11. THE ETHOS OF A SCIENTIFIC HISTORIAN: N. D. Fustel de Coulanges
An Inaugural Lecture
Introduction to The History of Political Institutions of Ancient France
 
12. ON THE TRAINING OF HISTORIANS: Theodor Mommsen
Rectorial Address
 
13. AN AMERICAN DEFINITION OF HISTORY: Frederick Jackson Turner
The Significance of History
 
14. HISTORY AS A SCIENCE: J. B. Bury
Inaugural Address: The Science of History
 
Part II
 
1. CLIO REDISCOVERED: G. M. Trevelyan
From Clio, A Muse
 
2. SPECIALIZATION AND HISTORICAL SYNTHESIS: Lord Acton and Henry Berr
Acton: Letter to the Contributors to the Cambridge Modern History
Berr: About Our Program
 
3. A “NEW HISTORY” IN AMERICA: James Harvey Robinson and Charles A. Beard
Robinson and Beard: Preface: The Development of Modern Europe
Robinson: From The New History
 
4. HISTORICISM AND ITS PROBLEMS: Friedrich Meinecke
Values and Causalities in History
 
5. HISTORICAL CONCEPTUALIZATION: J. Huizinga
The Idea of History
 
6. ECONOMIC HISTORY: George Unwin and J. H. Clapham
Unwin: The Teaching of Economic History in University Tutorial Classes
Clapham: Economic History As a Discipline
 
7. HISTORICAL RELATIVISM: Charles A. Beard
That Noble Dream
 
8. HISTORY UNDER MORDERN DICTATORSHIPS: N. N. Pokrovsky, Walter Frank, and K. A. von Muller
Povrovsky: The Tasks of the Society of Marxist Historians
The Tasks of Marxist Historical Science in the Reconstruction Period
Frank: From Guild and Nation
Von Muller: Editor’s Note to the Historische Zeitschrift
 
9. HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: Thomas Cochran and Richard Hofstadter
Cochran: The Social Sciences and the Problem of Historical Synthesis
Hofstadter: History and the Social Sciences
 
10. HISTORY AND POLITICAL CULTURE: L. B. Namier
History
Human Nature in Politics
 
11. CULTURAL HISTORY AS A SYNTHESIS: Jacques Brown
Cultural History: A Synthesis
 
12. TIME, HISTORY, AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES: Fernand Braudel
History and the Social Sciences: The Long Term
 
13. SOCIAL HISTORY: H. J. Perkin
Social History
 
14. A NEW ECONOMIC HISTORY: R. W. Fogel
the new Economic History: Its Findings and Methods
 
15. CLIO AND CRISIS: C. Vann Woodward
Clio with Soul

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