Faces of History: Historical Inquiry from Herodotus to Herder

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In this book, one of the world's leading intellectual historians offers a critical survey of Western historical thought and writing from the pre-classical era to the late eighteenth century. Donald R. Kelley focuses on persistent themes and methodology, including questions of myth, national origins, chronology, language, literary forms, rhetoric, translation, historical method and criticism, theory and practice of interpretation, cultural studies, philosophy of history, and "historicism." Kelley begins by analyzing the ...

Faces of History: Historical Inquiry from Herodotus to Herder 1999, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300075588

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Faces of History: Historical Inquiry from Herodotus to Herder 1999, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300073089

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