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Author Iggers, Georg G.
Title Geschichtswissenschaft im 20. Jahrhundert. English
Historiography in the twentieth century : from scientific objectivity to the postmodern challenge / Georg G. Iggers.
Imprint Hanover, NH : Wesleyan University Press, published by University Press of New England, [1997]

Author Iggers, Georg G.
Subject Historiography -- History -- 20th century.
History -- Philosophy.
History -- Methodology.
Add Title Historiography in the 20th century
Description x, 182 pages ; 23 cm
Note An expanded English version of: Geschichtswissenschaft im 20. Jahrhundert. c1993.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175) and index.
Contents pt. 1. The early phase: the emergence of history as a professional discipline: Classical historicism as a model for historical scholarship. The crisis of classical historicism. Economic and social history in Germany and the beginnings of historical sociology. American traditions of social history -- pt. 2. The middle phase: the challenge of the social sciences: France: the Annales. Critical theory and social history: "historical social science" in the Federal Republic of Germany. Marxist historical science from historical materialism to critical anthropology -- History and the challenge of postmodernism: Lawrence Stone and "the revival of narrative." From macro- to microhistory: the history of everyday life. The "linguistic turn": the end of history as a scholarly discipline? From the perspective of the 1990s.
ISBN 0819553026 (cl : alk. paper)
0819563064 (pa : alk. paper)
OCLC # 34951521
Table of Contents
 Preface and Acknowledgments 
IThe Early Phase: The Emergence of History as a Professional Discipline 
 Ch. 1Classical Historicism as a Model for Historical Scholarship23
 Ch. 2The Crisis of Classical Historicism31
 Ch. 3Economic and Social History in Germany and the Beginnings of Historical Sociology36
 Ch. 4American Traditions of Social History41
IIThe Middle Phase: The Challenge of the Social Sciences 
 Ch. 5France: The Annales51
 Ch. 6Critical Theory and Social History: "Historical Social Science" in the Federal Republic of Germany65
 Ch. 7Marxist Historical Science from Historical Materialism to Critical Anthropology78
IIIHistory and the Challenge of Postmodernism 
 Ch. 8Lawrence Stone and "The Revival of Narrative"97
 Ch. 9From Macro- to Microhistory: The History of Everyday Life101
 Ch. 10The "Linguistic Turn": The End of History as a Scholarly Discipline?118
 Ch. 11From the Perspective of the 1990s134
 Concluding Remarks141
 Suggested Readings173

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