From Herodotus to H-Net : The Story of Historiography

From Herodotus to H-Net : The Story of Historiography

Book Title: From Herodotus to H-Net : The Story of Historiography

Author: Nigel A. Raab

Format: Paperback | 272 pages

Publication Date: 14 Aug 2015

ISBN-13: 9780199923007

From Herodotus to H-Net: The Story of Historiography offers a concise but comprehensive and up-to-date account of the many ways history has been studied and recounted, from the ancient world to the new universe of the Internet. Clearly written and organized, it shows how the same issues that historians debate today were already recognized in past centuries, and how the efforts of historians in the past remain relevant today. Balanced and fair-minded, the book
covers the development of modern academic scholarship, but also helps students appreciate the contributions of popular historians and of the many forms of public history. Often drawing on what historians from Edward Gibbon to Natalie Zemon Davis have written about their own careers, From Herodotus to
H-Net brings the discipline of history alive for students and general readers.