Judgements on history and historians

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Statementby Jacob Burckhardt ; translated by Harry Zohn ; with an introduction by H R Trevor-Roper.
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Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardt's lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to The brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, and the Age of by: Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of As a tutor to the young Friedrich Nietzsche as well as one of the first historians to take 'culture' as his subject rather than the triumphs and travails of kings and generals, Cited by: Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of /5.

Book Description. Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of As a tutor to the young Friedrich Nietzsche as well as one of the first historians to take 'culture' as his subject rather than the triumphs and travails of.

Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the Cited by: Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardt’s lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to The brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, and the Age of Revolution.

Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardt's lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to The brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, and the Age of Cited by: Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of Author: Jacob Burckhardt.

Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardts lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to Renowned for his Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy and Reflections on History, Jacob Burckhardt (–) has well been described as “the most civilized historian of the nineteenth century.”/5.

"Judgments on History and Historians" consists of records collected by Emil Durr from Burckhardt's lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to The brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, and the Age of Revolution.

Judgements on History and Historians ‘These are summary judgements – classroom bullet-points, aimed with sniper-accuracy and drumhead-deadliness.

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It is amazing how often – a century and a half ago – Burckhardt was right. And when he was wrong, he was productively provocative. Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardt's lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to The brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, and the Age of /5(30).

The Judgment of History. This and more becomes clear in the book’s outstanding treatment of the concordat’s origins, context and reverberations.

For years, critics of the Vatican have. Description Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of /5(30).

Renowned for his Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy and Reflections on History, Jacob Burckhardt (–) has well been described as “the most civilized historian of the nineteenth century.”Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardt’s lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burckhardt, Jacob, Judgements on history and historians.

London, Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Historical Judgement is an original and important contribution to the philosophy of history. By bringing together the ideas of historians and philosophers, Gorman presents a much more practitioner-focused examination of the discipline of history, one that will, hopefully, encourage historians to think more about the nature of what they by: 3.

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judgments on history and historians by Jacob Burckhardt ‧ RELEASE DATE: July 9, This is a translation, based on a edition, of the Historical Fragments which formed Burckhardt's lecture notes for the period Author: Jacob Burckhardt.

Judgments on History and Historians is divided into five sections: antiquity; the Middle Ages; the period from to ; the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; and perhaps most significantly, the Age of Revolution.

Burckhardt viewed the study of history in general and the ancient world in particular as having great value. In Historical Judgement, Jonathan Gorman aims to develop a philosophical model of historiography, and to use that model to shed light on the fundamental theoretical concerns of focuses on choice: on the nature, limits, and determination of the choices available to historians as they exercise their : Mark Day.

Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his "Judgements on History and Historians"; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of Author: Jacob Burckhardt.

Judgments on History and Historians consists of records collected by Emil Dürr from Burckhardt’s lecture notes for history courses at the University of Basel from to The brief sections span five eras: Antiquity, the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, and the Age of 5/5(2).

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Judgements on History and Historians. [Jacob Burckhardt] -- Ambitious in its scope, ranging from the days of Ancient Egypt, through the Reformation to the time of Napoleon, this title presents a history of Western Civilization. Judgments on History and Historians is a collection of the author’s lecture notes for a history course he taught between and First appearing in German in the s under the title Historische Fragmente (Historical Fragments), it was published in English in No longer subject to judgment by the voters, he is now accountable only to history, or at least to the historians who write the history books.

Nearly 50 years ago historian Arthur Schlesinger organized a poll of 55 historians to rate America’s presidents. Schlesinger staged a repeat in Buy Judgments on History and Historians by Jacob Burckhardt online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of   The history books we loved most in span centuries, nations and wars.

From womanhood to nationhood, they challenge the construction of identity and mythology. "Judgments on History and Historians" is based on Burckhardt's lectures on history at the University of Basel between and It provides his insights and interpretation of the events of the entire sweep of Western Civilization from Antiquity to the Age of Revolution, including the Middle Ages, History from tothe History of Alma mater: University of Bonn.

Far better is it to pass judgement on all that came before while safe and secure in one’s own century.[2] Indeed, it is this perspective which leads such historians, and their followers, to ignorance. For history is not entirely forthcoming; it is dirty and messy, confusing and .Moral judgements by historians risk the application to the past of present- day standards – or prejudices – when the chief duty of a historian is to approach the past on its own terms.

Yet I would venture that judging the past is one of the primary ways that the public engages with history and that it can even have serious historical merit.History, the Historian and His Work: Issues, Challenges and Prospects the Traditional conception of history epitomized by historians like Herodotus (Father of History), his great successor Thucydides, Livy and Tacitus, the greatest of the Roman historians, accepted judgements” (Barraclough, ).

For Edward Carr, history is “a.