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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Selected pages Title Page. Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and writing have been based, and describes how the newly emerging social sciences transformed cebtury following World War II. Classical Historicism as a Model for Historical Scholarship pp. Braudel’s emphasis on long enduring structures and on the material foundations of culture were not free of this scientism.

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Citing articles via Google Scholar. It recognised its debt to Past igfers Present but from the beginning went further in the direction of popular history and culture and attempted, even if with limited success, to recruit common people. Beforehowever, he was not at all typical of German, and even less so of international, historiography.

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Here he highlights Carlo Ginzburg and the Italian microstoria tradition, work done in Germany, and connections with and differences from Geertzian interpretative anthropology.


Rajesh Sampath – – International Scholars Publications. American Traditions of Social History pp. Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Iggers No preview available – Historiography in the Twentieth Century: In this book, now published in 10 languages, a i intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history twentieht historiography.

History of Western Philosophy. The Emergence of History as a Professional Discipline teentieth. Iggers argues that the emphasis of postmodernism on “the impact of language, rhetoric, and 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. Evans – – History and Theory 41 1: In Historiography in twentiteh Twentieth Century Iggers offers a broad account of trends and changes in modern approaches to history.

Historiography in the Twentieth Century: From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy doi. Historiography in the Twentieth Century is also an obvious choice for anyone else wanting to understand how approaches to history have changed over the last century and a half.

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From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge. 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.

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One of the major themes of twentieth century history has been the influence of the social sciences. The Hitsoriography of the Social Sciences pp.


Historiography in the Twentieth Century (Georg Iggers)

Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. This article has no associated abstract. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The Crisis of Classical Historicism pp.

A chapter on “the linguistic turn” focuses on North America, looking at Hayden White, Clifford Geertz, Thomas Childers, and work on the history of political thought, the French Revolution, and the role of symbols and social language. The Challenge of histroiography Social Sciences. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Burtt, Twentieth-Century Pragmatist and Postmodernthinker. Iggers Limited preview – Wesleyan University Press Amazon. IGGERS is an internationally recognized authority on intellectual history and comparative international historiography.

The story begins with classical historicism, Ranke, and the professionalisation of historical studies. Other editions – View all Historiography in the Twentieth Century: Philosophy of History in Philosophy of Social Science.

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