The Muse of History and the Science of Culture

Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers (2000)
Abstract
Is history more than (in Boswell's words) a `chronological series of remarkable events'? Does it have a pattern? Is it fraught with `meaning'? Can we discern its trends? What determines its course? In short, can a substantial and coherent philosophy of history be devised that offers answers to these questions? These issues, which have intrigued -and bedeviled - historians for centuries, are explored in this thoughtful book.
Keywords History Philosophy  Ethnology  Anthropology  Archaeology  Historiography History
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Call number D16.8.C323 2000
ISBN(s) 0306462737   0306462729   9780306462726
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