A Companion to Intellectual History

Author: Richard Whatmore
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118508084
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A Companion to Intellectual History provides an in-depth survey of the practice of intellectual history as a discipline. Forty newly-commissioned chapters showcase leading global research with broad coverage of every aspect of intellectual history as it is currently practiced. Presents an in-depth survey of recent research and practice of intellectual history Written in a clear and accessible manner, designed for an international audience Surveys the various methodologies that have arisen and the main historiographical debates that concern intellectual historians Pays special attention to contemporary controversies, providing readers with the most current overview of the field Demonstrates the ways in which intellectual historians have contributed to the history of science and medicine, literary studies, art history and the history of political thought Named Outstanding Academic Title of 2016 by Choice Magazine, a publication of the American Library Association

A Companion to Global Historical Thought

Author: Prasenjit Duara
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118525361
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A Companion to Global Historical Thought provides an in-depth overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present, across the world, directly addressing the issues of historical thought in a globalized context. Provides an overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present, across the world, through essays written by a team of leading international scholars Complements the Companion to Western Historical Thought, placing non-Western perspectives on historiography at the center of the discussion Explores the different historical traditions that have shaped the discipline, and the challenges posed by modernity and globalization

Economy Polity and Society

Author: Stefan Collini
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521639781
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Two volumes containing essays by leading scholars in modern British intellectual history.

Geschichte History

Author: Jürgen Stolzenberg
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110389665
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The 10th volume of the International Yearbook of German Idealism attends to the issue of “History“. The contributions examine from different perspectives the various roles of history, historiography, philosophy of history and philosophical historiography in German Idealism and analyze their impact in the 19th and 20th century.

A Companion to Assyria

Author: Eckart Frahm
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118325230
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A Companion to Assyria is a collection of original essays on ancient Assyria written by key international scholars. These new scholarly contributions have substantially reshaped contemporary understanding of society and life in this ancient civilization. The only detailed up-to-date introduction providing a scholarly overview of ancient Assyria in English within the last fifty years Original essays written and edited by a team of respected Assyriology scholars from around the world An in-depth exploration of Assyrian society and life, including the latest thought on cities, art, religion, literature, economy, and technology, and political and military history

The Cambridge Companion to Edward Gibbon

Author: Karen O'Brien
Publisher: Cambridge Companions to Litera
ISBN: 1107035112
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Provides an accessible overview of the achievement of Edward Gibbon (1737-94), one of the world's greatest historians.

A Companion to the History of the Book

Author: Simon Eliot
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444356585
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From the early Sumerian clay tablet through to the emergence of the electronic text, this Companion provides a continuous and coherent account of the history of the book. Makes use of illustrative examples and case studies of well-known texts Written by a group of expert contributors Covers topical debates, such as the nature of censorship and the future of the book

Companion to Historiography

Author: Michael Bentley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134970234
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The Companion to Historiography is an original analysis of the moods and trends in historical writing throughout its phases of development and explores the assumptions and procedures that have formed the creation of historical perspectives. Contributed by a distinguished panel of academics, each essay conveys in direct, jargon-free language a genuinely international, wide-angled view of the ideas, traditions and institutions that lie behind the contemporary urgency of world history.