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Frontiers of History: Historical Inquiry in the Twentieth Century

Donald R. Kelley


This book is the third volume in a survey of Western historiography, and covers the twentieth century, focusing on Europe. As in the first two volumes, the text discusses historical methods and ideas of all sorts to provide a detailed map of historical learning. Here the text carries the survey forward to our own times, confronting directly the challenges of postmodernism and historical narrative. The book offers original discussions from the last half century, the “linguistic turn,” the “end of history,” the philosophy of history, and various new methods of histories. The book focuses first o ... More

Keywords: Western historiography, twentieth century, Europe, linguistic turn, end of history, philosophy of history, World War I, historical method

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780300120622
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300120622.001.0001


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Donald R. Kelley, author

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