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Oxford University Press
01 August 2015
Offers essays by leading scholars on the writing of history globally during the early modern era, from c.1400 to c.1800.
Edited by:   Jose Rabasa (Professor Emeritus and Long Term Visiting Professor Professor Emeritus and Long Term Visiting Professor UC Berkeley and Harvard University), Masayuki Sato (Professor, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, Professor, Faculty of Education and Human Sciences, University of Yamanashi, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan), Edoardo Tortarolo (Professor, Department of the Humanities, Professor, Department of the Humanities, University of Eastern Piedmont), Daniel Woolf (Professor, Department of History, Professor, Department of History, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 157mm,  Spine: 40mm
Weight:   1.108kg
ISBN:   9780198738008
ISBN 10:   0198738005
Series:   Oxford History of Historical Writing
Pages:   752
Publication Date:   01 August 2015
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Editors' Introduction ; 1. Chinese Official Historical Writing under the Ming and Qing ; 2. The Historical Writing of Qing Imperial Expansion ; 3. Private Historiography in Late Imperial China ; 4. A Social History of Japanese Historical Writing ; 5. Writing History in Pre-Modern Korea ; 6. Southeast Asian Historical Writing ; 7. Indo-Persian Historical Thought and Writings: India 1350-1750 ; 8. Persian Historical Writing under the Safavids (1501-1722/36) ; 9. Ottoman Historical Writing ; 10. Islamic Scholarship and Understanding History in West Africa before 1800 ; 11. Philology and History ; 12. Major Trends in European Antiquarianism, Petrarch to Peiresc ; 13. History, Myth, and Fiction: Doubts and Debates ; 14. Historical Writing in Russia and Ukraine ; 15. Austria, the Habsburgs, and Historical Writing in Central Europe ; 16. German Historical Writing from the Reformation to the Enlightenment ; 17. Italian Renaissance Historical Narrative ; 18. Italian Historical Writing: 1680-1800 ; 19. History and Historians in France, from the Great Italian Wars to the Death of Louis XIV ; 20. The Historical Thought of the French Philosophes ; 21. Writing History in Spain: History and Politics, c.1474-1600 ; 22. Historical Writing in Scandinavia ; 23. Historical Writing in Britain from the Late Middle Ages to the Eve of the Enlightenment ; 24. Scottish Historical Writing of the Enlightenment ; 25. English Enlightenment Histories, 1750-c.1815 ; 26. European Historiography on the East ; 27. A New History for a 'New World': The First One Hundred Years of Hispanic New World Historical Writing ; 28. Mesoamerican History: The Painted Historical Genre ; 29. Alphabetic Writing in Mesoamerican Historiography ; 30. Inca Historical Forms ; 31. Historical Writing about Brazil, 1500-1800 ; 32. Spanish American Colonial Historiography: Issues, Traditions, and Debates ; 33. Historical Writing in Colonial and Revolutionary America

Daniel Woolf was born in England and grew up in Canada. Educated at Queen's University and Oxford, he has taught at several Canadian Universities, including Dalhousie, McMaster, and the University of Alberta. In 2009 he was appointed Professor of History at Queen's University in Kingston, where he is currently also serving as Principal and Vice-Chancellor. General Editor of The Oxford History of Historical Writing (and co-editor of volume 5 in the series) he is also the author or editor of several previous books and many articles and book chapters. He previously edited the two volume Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing (1998). His single volume textbook, A Global History of History, was published in 2011 by Cambridge University Press.

Reviews for The Oxford History of Historical Writing, Volume 3: 1400-1800

unrolls the great map of mankind, displaying the historical consciousness of the human race in all its varieties. Jonathan Clark, Times Literary Supplement


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