Assessment of Twentieth-
Century Historiography

Professionalism, Methodologies, Writings

Edited by Rolf Torstendahl
December 2000
Almqvist & Wiksell International
ISBN: 91-7402-305-5
232 pages
$52.00 paper original

This book presents perspectives on the development of historiography in the twentieth century. Eight authors bring forward their analyses of the characteristics of the scholarly development in the field of history, each in a part of the world.

Leading aspects used all through the book are the development of professionalism in history, new trends in the theory of history and their impact on historiography and institutional changes.

Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien. Konferenser 49

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