Fifty key thinkers on history

Marnie Hughes-Warrington

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"Fifty Key Thinkers on History" is a superb guide to historiography through the ages. The cross-section of debates and thinkers covered is unique in its breadth, taking in figures from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages, to contemporary Europe, America, Africa and Australia; from Bede to Braudel; Marx to Michelet; Ranke to Rowbotham; Foucault to Fukuyama. Each clear and concise essay offers biographical information, a summary and discussion of the subjects approach to history and how others have engaged with it, a list of their major works and a guide to diverse resources for further study, including books, articles, films and web sites.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon ; New York
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Number of pages363
ISBN (Print)0415169828
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Publication series

NameRoutledge key guides


  • Historiography
  • Historiens--Biographies--Dictionnaires anglais
  • Historiographie--Dictionnaires anglais


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