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The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Stuart Macintyre, Juan Maiguashca, and Attila Pók


This book addresses the writing of history globally from 1800 to 1945. Divided into four parts, the book first covers the rise, consolidation, and crisis of European historical thought, and the professionalization and institutionalization of history. The chapters in Part Two analyze how historical scholarship connected to various European national traditions. Part Three considers the historical writing of Europe's ‘Offspring’: the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, and Spanish South America. The concluding part is devoted to histories of non-European c ... More

Keywords: European historical thought, professionalization of history, institutionalization of history, historical scholarship, national traditions, historical writing, cultural tradition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199533091
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stuart Macintyre, editor
Professor of History, University of Melbourne

Juan Maiguashca, editor
Associate Professor, Emeritus, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Attila Pók, editor
Deputy Director of the Institute of History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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Editors’ Introduction

Stuart Macintyre, Juan Maiguashca, and Attila Pók

Part I The Rise, Consolidation, and Crisis of European Traditions

Chapter 6 Lay History

Peter Burke1

Part II Historical Scholarship and National Traditions

Part III Europe’s Offspring

Part IV Non-European Cultural Traditions

End Matter