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Fifty Key Thinkers on History

Fifty Key Thinkers on History (Hardback)

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Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary world. This third edition has been updated throughout and features new entries on Machiavelli, Ranajit Guha, William McNeil and Niall Ferguson. Other thinkers who are introduced include: * Herodotus * Bede * Ibn Khaldun * E. H. Carr * Fernand Braudel * Eric Hobsbawm * Michel Foucault * Edward Gibbon Each clear and concise essay offers a brief biographical introduction; a summary and discussion of each thinker's approach to history and how others have engaged with it; a list of their major works and a list of resources for further study.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryHistory: theory & methodsHistoriographyReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 22/08/2014 ISBN-13: 9780415703581  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the Australian National University. She is the author of sixbooks, including History Goes to the Movies (2007), the History on Film Reader (2008), Fifty Key Thinkers on History (2000, 2008) and Revisionist Histories (2013). .

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