History as a Social Science: An Essay on the Nature and Purpose of Historical Studies

History as a Social Science: An Essay on the Nature and Purpose of Historical Studies

by F. Dovring

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1960)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789024703333
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 07/28/1969
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1960
Pages: 97
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

History as a social activity.- Experience and the past.- The sources.- ‘Unique’ events, and causes and effects.- Mass observation.- Synthesis and objectivity.- The task of the historian in a modern world.- Some recent writings related to the subject.

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