A Companion to Western Historical Thought
March 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
Introduction: The Cultural History of Historical Thought.
Part I: The Pre-Modern Origins of Western Historical Thought:.
Part II: The Shaping of Modern Western Historical Thought:.
Part III: Patterns in Twentieth-Century Western Historical Thought:.
Part IV: Challenges to the Boundaries of Western Historical Thought: Consolidated Bibliography.
Lloyd Kramer is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His previous publications include Threshold of a New World: Intellectuals and the Exile Experience in Paris, 1830-1848 (1988), Lafayette in Two Worlds: Public Cultures and Personal Identities in an Age of Revolutions (1996), and Nationalism: Political Cultures in Europe and America, 1775-1865 (1998).
Sarah Maza is Jane Long Professor of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She is the author of Servants and Masters in Eighteenth-century France (1983) and Private Lives and Public Affairs: The Causes Célèbres of Pre-Revolutionary France (1993).
- Surveys the evolution of historical thought in the Western World from biblical times to the present day.
- Provides students with the background to contemporary historical debates and approaches.
- Serves as a useful reference for researchers and teachers.
- Includes chapters by 24 leading historians.