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Published: 17 February 2011

674 Pages | 6 maps and 4 images


ISBN: 9780199218158

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The Oxford History of Historical Writing

Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Edited by Andrew Feldherr and Grant Hardy

Oxford History of Historical Writing

  • Includes new essays by an international team of leading scholars
  • Uniquely detailed cross-cultural overview of historical writing
  • Thematic chapters on the connection of history with inscriptions, philosophy, and empire facilitate cross-cultural compaisons, as well as unusually extensive treatment of Egyptian and South Asian historiography
  • Includes timetables and select bibliographies of key primary and secondary sources which help to orientate non-specialist readers