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Fifty Key Thinkers on History

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ISBN-10: 041570359X

ISBN-13: 9780415703598

Edition: 3rd 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Marnie Hughes-Warrington

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Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary world. This third edition has been updated throughout and features new entries on Machiavelli, Ranajit Guha, William McNeil and Niall Ferguson. Other thinkers who are introduced include: Herodotus Bede Ibn Khaldun E. H. Carr Fernand Braudel Eric Hobsbawm Michel Foucault Edward Gibbon Each clear and concise essay offers a brief biographical introduction; a summary and discussion of each thinker's approach to history and how others have engaged with it; a list of their major works and a list of resources for further study.
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/21/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Marnie Hughes-Warrington is Lecturer in History at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.