Global history of modern historiography georg g iggers and q edward wang it is no longer adequate to tell the story of the history of historical writing as if it were exclusively the creation of the west this new book is an excellent contribution towards globalizing our understanding of the development of modern historical writing. Offering a history of modern historiography from a global perspective this study traces the transformation of historical writings over the past two and half centuries and describes the processes by which history went from being a form of rhetoric to the scientific pursuit of knowledge we know today. A global history of modern historiography by georg g iggers and q edward wang with contributions from supriya mukherjee harlow england pearson education 2008 448 pp 4800 paper finally the volume discusses the developments in the study of world history and global history beyond national schools since the end of the cold war. So far histories of historiography have concentrated almost exclusively on the west this is the first book to offer a history of modern historiography from a global perspective. A global history of modern historiography georg g iggers q edward wang supriya mukherjee home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for worldcat is the worlds largest library catalog helping you find library materials online
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