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The Social Responsibility of the Historian : Diogenes Library - Francois Bedarida

The Social Responsibility of the Historian

Diogenes Library

By: Francois Bedarida (Editor)

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Published: 1st February 1995
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At a time when the problems of the past have come to haunt many societies, the question of the social responsibility of the scientist and scholar, and of the historian in particular, has also once again become a topical one. In this volume seven internationally known historians consider this important question.

Historical Practice and Responsibilityp. 1
History and Rhetoricp. 7
Scholarship and the Responsibility of the Historianp. 25
The Social Function of Historyp. 41
The Historian Between the Quest for the Universal and the Quest for Identityp. 51
The Double Responsibility of the Historianp. 65
History and the Public Use of Historyp. 85
Notes on the Contributorsp. 103
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ISBN: 9781571818966
ISBN-10: 1571818960
Series: Diogenes Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st February 1995
Publisher: BERGHAHN BOOKS INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 0.61
Weight (kg): 0.16