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A Concise History of History

Global Historiography from Antiquity to the Present

Authors

Daniel Woolf, Queen's University, Ontario

Description

This short history of history is an ideal introduction for those studying or teaching the subject as part of courses on the historian's craft, historical theory and method, and historiography. Spanning the earliest known forms of historical writing in the ancient Near East right through to the present and covering developments in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, it also touches on the latest topics and debates in the field, such as 'Big History', 'Deep History' and the impact of…

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Key features

  • Presents a global view of the major themes, and the most prominent thinkers and historians from the history of historical writing
  • Includes sample questions at the end of each chapter to allow instructors to initiate class discussions and assign students with topics to consider further
  • Written by a leading figure in the field, this will be invaluable to those students and instructors looking for a global historiographical focus

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108550789
  • Subjects Global History,History
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 07 March 2019
    • ISBN: 9781108426190
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.63kg
    • Page extent: 358 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 07 March 2019
    • ISBN: 9781108444859
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.52kg
    • Page extent: 358 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 20 March 2019
    • ISBN: 9781108550789

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