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ERIC Number: EJ415804
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7642
How (and What) Are Historians Doing?
Tilly, Charles
American Behavioral Scientist, v33 n6 p685-711 Jul-Aug 1990
Analyzes content and process in Western historiography. Provides a diagram that explains variations in historical approaches: inquiry moves from small to large scale; and philosophies range from the humanistic to social-scientific. Examines four historians whose work exemplifies these points on the continuum. Suggests synthesis of humanistic and social-scientific approaches is possible. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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