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Published: 02 April 2020

272 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780190077617

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From Herodotus to H-Net

The Story of Historiography

Second Edition

Jeremy D. Popkin

  • Provides a comprehensive chronological account of the development of historical thought from ancient times to the present
  • Offers a balanced and fair-minded presentation
  • Covers public history and history in visual media
  • Surveys the impact of new media on history in the Chapter 7, "History and Historians in a New Millennium"
  • Written by a senior historian who has taught seminars on historiography for more that thirty years
  • Examines the development of historiography in Asia, Latin America, and the Islamic World in addition to Europe and the United States

New to this Edition:

  • Includes a description of the linguistic and cultural turns in history in the past tense (Chapter 6)
  • Features an augmented discussion of history in new media, with new material about film and museums (Chapter 7)
  • Presents a means of understanding who professional historians are, with coverage of history teaching in high school (Chapter 8)
  • Substantial updates to the list of suggested further reading

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