A Textbook of Historiography, 500 B.C. to A.D. 2000

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Orient Blackswan, 2004 - Historiography - 570 pages
This book traces the development of historiography from the days of Herodotus to those of postmodernism. It covers the ancient, medieval and the modern aspects of the subject and offers easy comprehension, clear and precise guidance and immediate utility. The author provides a balanced view of competing ideas and leads the reader into the vast arena of the subject. Two thousand five hundred years of historiography, including Indian historiography and the poststructuralist critique of history, constitutes this clear, analytical work.

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Contents

GREEK HISTORIOGRAPHY
5
CHAPTER
6
CHAPTER
13
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY II
14
HISTORIOGRAPHY IN THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD
18
ANCIENT CHINESE HISTORIOGRAPHY
34
MEDIEVAL CHRISTIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY
43
MEDIEVAL MUSLIM HISTORIOGRAPHY
63
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY I
207
PART I
231
PART II
258
POSTMODERNIST CHALLENGE TO HISTORY
281
THE LINGUISTIC TURN
294
ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORIOGRAPHY
309
THE MUGHAL PERIOD
356
INDOLOGY AND THE RECOVERY
386

HISTORIOGRAPHY
79
THE NEW SCIENCE OF HISTORY
99
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENLIGHTENMENT
107
THE ROMANTIC REACTION AGAINST RATIONALISM
128
ROMANTICNATIONALISTLITERARY
151
CHAPTER 8
177
AUGUSTE COMTE
188
BRITISH IMPERIALIST COLONIAL HISTORIOGRAPHY
400
INDIAN NATIONALIST HISTORIOGRAPHY
426
SOME MODERN INDIAN HISTORIANS
437
THE MARXIST PHASE
469
SUBALTERN STUDIES
492
Bibliography
526
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