A Companion to Western Historical Thought

A Companion to Western Historical Thought

Editor(s): Lloyd Kramer, Sarah Maza

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631217145

Online ISBN: 9780470998748

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998748

About this Book

This broad survey introduces readers to the major themes, figures, traditions and theories in Western historical thought, tracing its evolution from biblical times to the present.

  • Surveys the evolution of historical thought in the Western World from biblical times to the present day.
  • Provides students with the background to contemporary historical debates and approaches.
  • Serves as a useful reference for researchers and teachers.
  • Includes chapters by 24 leading historians.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Pre-Modern Origins of Western Historical Thought

  2. Part II: The Shaping of Modern Western Historical Thought

  3. Part III: Patterns in Twentieth-Century Westernl Historical Thought

  4. Part IV: Challenges to the Boundaries of Western Historical Thought

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