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Ancient History: Monuments and Documents (Blackwell by Charles W. Hedrick Jr.

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By Charles W. Hedrick Jr.

This booklet introduces scholars to the manager disciplines, equipment and assets hired in 'doing' historic background, rather than 'reading' it. The book:Encourages readers to interact with ancient assets, instead of to be passive recipients of historic stories supplies readers a feeling of the character of proof and its use within the reconstruction of the earlier is helping them to learn a historic narrative with extra severe appreciation Encourages them to think about the diversities among their very own adventure of old resources, and using those gadgets in the lifestyle of historic society A concise bibliographical essay on the finish of every bankruptcy refers to introductions, indices, learn instruments and interpretations, and explains scholarly jargon Written sincerely, concisely and concretely, invoking historic illustrations and glossy parallels as acceptable.

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24 MONUMENTS AND DOCUMENTS For a survey of some of the ideas informing various nineteenth-century historical work, see H. White, Metahistory, Baltimore 1973; on the ideal of historical objectivity see P. , London 2002. The organization of my discussion of historiography is informed by M. de Certeau, “The Historiographical Operation,” in The Writing of History, New York 1988, 54–113. g. , Princeton 1960, 2004, chapter 7. The conservative, exemplary attitude of Machiavelli’s Discourses should be noted.

Roads are drawn in straight lines, with distances between significant points noted. Towns and villas are drawn in perspective. Distortions can be conveniently evaluated by examining its representation of the Mediterranean. Given the shape of the map, it obviously can have little relationship to the reality of the Mediterranean; as has been frequently noted, the sea in this case seems to be portrayed more as a river. Furthermore, this map makes no use of Ptolemy’s astronomical conventions: it is intended for practical travel, not to illustrate general principles.

On the tension between “exemplary” and “processual” visions of the past, Reinhard Koselleck, “Modernity and the Planes of Historicity” and “Historia Magistra Vitae: the Dissolution of the Topos into the Perspective of a Modernized Historical Process,” both reprinted in his Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time, Cambridge, Mass. 1985. For the historical relationship between biblical hermeneutics, historicism, and philology see Tzvetan Todorov, Symbolism and Interpretation, Ithaca 1982.

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