Which Road to the Past?: Two Views of History

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Yale University Press, 1983 - Počet stran: 136
Two distinguished historians, one an advocate of the new scientific or 'cliometric' history and the other a traditional historian, debate the validity of their respective methods of studying the past.

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O autorovi (1983)

Robert William Fogel won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1993. He is the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions in the Graduate School of Business and Director of the Center for Population Economics in the University of Chicago. His numerous publications include Time on the Cross: The Economics of Negro Slavery (with Stanley L. Engerman) and The Fourth Great Awakening and the Futureof Egalitarianism.

English historian Geoffrey Elton was born in Germany but educated at the University of London. In 1967 he became professor of constitutional history at Cambridge University. A scholar of Tudor administrative history, his studies have emphasized the development of modern governmental machinery, under the direction of Thomas Cromwell, as the central feature of the Tudor era. He has written many excellent works, a recent one being The English (1992).

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