The Dimensions of History; Readings on the Nature of History and the Problems of Historical Interpretation.

By: GUINSBURG, Thomas N. (ed.).

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8vo. ix, 157 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Fine. Includes 14 articles: Note:On history: some conflicting comments -- I. THE CHALLENGES OF HISTORY: The critical historian / George Kitson Clark -- II. THE NATURE OF HISTORY: The science of history / J.B. Bury -- What are historical facts? / Carl L. Becker -- The historian and the computer / Stephan Thernstrom -- The historian and his day / J.H. Hexter -- The historian and history / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. -- Historical past and existential present / Staughton Lynd -- III. THE INGREDIENTS OF HISTORY: Political institutions: The advancing power of the state / Halvdan Koht -- Economic and social forces: Structural causes of revolutions / Jacques Godechot -- War: The impact of total war / Gordon Wright -- Leaders: The hero in history / Sidney Hook -- Masses: Listening to the 'inarticulate' / Jesse Lemisch -- Ideas: Racism and imperialism / Richard Hofstadter.

Title: The Dimensions of History; Readings on the Nature of History and the Problems of Historical Interpretation.

Author Name: GUINSBURG, Thomas N. (ed.).

Categories: History,

Publisher: Chicago:, Rand McNally, (1971).: 1971

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: BL3749

Keywords: History