analysis of events and causes. 101 102 In 1948 Hofstadter made a compelling statement of the consensus model of the.S. And other Essays (London: Faber and Faber, 1986. "The Real Stuff of History". The History Men: The Historical Profession personal Views on Arranged Marriages in England since the Renaissance (1983) Loades, David. A group of Jesuits who came to be known as the Bollandist Fathers compiled biographies of all the saints in the calendar of the Roman churcha collective task that has continued into the 21st century. But they lived through these times of acute social disturbance, and we did not. Vasari acknowledged that the arts of the ancients had also risen and then declined. Bust of Thucydides, Hellenistic copy of a 4th-century BC work The generation following Herodotus witnessed a spate of local histories of the individual city-states ( poleis written by the first of the local historians who employed the written archives of city and sanctuary. If not the first to coin the term Middle Ages, he consistently held that his own age (subsequently to be called the Renaissance) had made a decisive break with the 10 centuries that followed the decline of the Roman Empire. Guillaume de Syon, "Voltaire in Kelly Boyd.
What is A Historiography?
More serious than any individual sin, however, were the sins committed by the Hebrew people as a whole, who are depicted on occasion as turning away from the worship of Yahweh. His speculation about what would have happened if Alexander the Great had marched against Rome represents the first known instance of alternate history. Hexter, "Fernand Braudel and the Monde Braudellien Historians,. The fact that it has survived when so many other works written in ancient Greece were lost, including the majority of the plays of the great tragedians ( Aeschylus, Euripides, and Sophocles ) and much of the corpus of Aristotle is testimony to the great. Prescott and Motley recounted the wars of imperial Spain in the Golden Age of the 16th and 17th centuries. That land was ill-chosen as a peaceful place to live.
88 89 One of Carr's most forthright critics was Hugh Trevor-Roper, who argued that Carr's dismissal of the "might-have-beens of history" reflected a fundamental lack of interest in examining historical causation. 16 Historians of the medieval Islamic world also developed an interest in world history. A historiography can be a stand-alone paper, in which case your paper examines the work completed by other historians.