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Great Historians from Antiquity to 1800: An International Dictionary (Great American Orators; 4)
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Author Name    Boia, Lucian

Title   Great Historians from Antiquity to 1800: An International Dictionary (Great American Orators; 4)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Greenwood

ISBN Number    0313245177 / 9780313245176

Seller ID   SKU1035536

0313245177 Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Contains academic or public library markings. Hardcover lacking the Dust Jacket. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.

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A biographical dictionary in the field of historiography, this volume consists of brief articles on the life and work of 600 historians from all over the world. The introduction by Boia traces the evolution of the field. Entries are arranged alphabetically by country or geographic area, and include brief bibliographies. "Reference & Research Book NewS"

The result of an extensive international collaboration between scholars and researchers, this volume is the first biographical dictionary in the field of the history of historiography ever published. The work includes brief articles on the life and work of 600 historians from all over the world, from the beginnings of historiography to 1800. The historians covered include both those of international renown and those whose focus and reputation are national. Boia's introductory essay traces the evolution of historiography from its beginnings in antiquity around 3000 B.C. through the end of the eighteenth century when history began to be professionalized.

Entries are arranged alphabetically by country or geographic area. Each entry includes a brief bibliography for the convenience of readers wishing to consult additional sources. An index of historians and a general subject index complete the work. Of particular value to teachers and students of history, this volume will also be of significant interest to the general reader wishing an authoritative and easy-to-use guide to historians and historiography.

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