The fifth volume of The Oxford History of Historical Writing offers essays by leading scholars on the writing of history globally since 1945. Divided into two parts, part one selects and surveys theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches to history, and part two examines select national and regional historiographies throughout the world. It aims at once to provide an authoritative survey of the field and to provoke cross-cultural comparisons. This is chronologically the last of five volumes in a series that explores representations of the past across the globe from the beginning of writing to the present day.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 752
Weight: 1118 g
Dimensions: 235 x 158 x 40 mm
`unrolls the great map of mankind, displaying the historical consciousness of the human race in all its varieties.' Jonathan Clark, Times Literary Supplement
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