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Great historians of the modern age

an international dictionary

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historians -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucian Boia, editor-in-chief ; Ellen Nore, Keith Hitchins, and Georg G. Iggers, associate editors.
    ContributionsBoia, Lucian., International Committee of Historical Sciences. Commission of the History of Historiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD14 .G75 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 841 p. :
    Number of Pages841
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2204169M
    ISBN 100313273286
    LC Control Number89026009

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Great Historians of the Modern Age by Lucian Boia,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). This book, an international collaboration sponsored by the Commission on the History of Historiography, is devoted to historians of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. List of historians - Wikipedia. Great Historians of the Modern Age An International Dictionary. by Lucian Boia. Students of history are frequently admonished to learn about the historians whose books they are reading in order to better evaluate the contents in light of the authors' biases and ideologies.

This book, an international collaboration sponsored by the Commission on the History of Historiography, is devoted to historians of the 19th and 20th centuries. Offering dictionary entries for historians from more than 35 countries, the editors have sought to illustrate specific domains of history and focus on those scholars who were important to particular cultures and histories.

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This book, an international collaboration sponsored by the Commission on the History of Historiography, is devoted to historians of the 19th and 20th centuries. Offering dictionary entries for historians from more than 35 countries, the editors have sought to illustrate specific domains of history and focus on those scholars who were important.

The Education of Historians for Twenty-first Century () report by the Committee on Graduate Education of the American Historical Association; Breisach, Ernst. Historiography: Ancient, Medieval and Modern, 3rd edition,ISBN ; Boia, Lucian et al., eds. Great Historians of the Modern Age: An International Dictionary ().

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The Historians' Historians. is perhaps the first modern Egyptian history book to break away from the traditional and rather staid king-based chronological format to present a cultural history that really explains the ideas behind the development of the Egyptian state.

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