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Ranke's Romantic Philosophy

Frederick C. Beiser

in The German Historicist Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691555
eISBN:
9780191731839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691555.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 6 is an investigation into the philosophy and intellectual roots of Leopold Ranke (1795–1886), who is one of the most symbolic figures of German historicism. Ranke's intellectual roots are ... More


Chapter Nine. Antiquity, Truth, and Historical Method: Carmelites and Others

ANDREW JOTISCHKY

in The Carmelites and Antiquity: Mendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206347
eISBN:
9780191717055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206347.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter takes a broad look at the cultural currents and contexts contributing to historical writing in the Middle Ages. It raises the general question of how institutions, dynasties, and ... More


Ghurbāl’s School: 1930–1952

Yoav Di Capua

in Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257320
eISBN:
9780520944817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257320.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses the following question: What makes Ghurbāl the doyen of Egyptian historiography? It presents two major arguments. First, the academic school of writing continued royal ... More


Do Archivists Have the Right to Write History? What is at Stake When Writing Your Own Company’s History?

Lionel Loew

in Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381373
eISBN:
9781781384886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381373.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

One of the main values historians share is "objectivity". To put it naively, objectivity in historical writing means ensuring social and institutional factors don't interfere with the act of ... More


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