- Who has suggested that history is in some ways a science? What did they say?
- What were some of the main steps in making history into a profession?
- What difference can it make who a history book is written for?
- How far is a historian a story-teller?
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Master research seminar Introduction to historiography / World War One
Nicolas Offenstadt “Historiographie”
Questions on Chapters three and four, which will start our discussion next week.
Read this article (in French) which is a book review of a work in English. http://quaderna.org/richard-j-evans-in-defence-of-history-londres-granta-2000/
Come with questions if there are parts which are hard to understand.
a Do you have a favourite kind of history book?b If historians can be storytellers, what kind of stories should they tell if they want to interest you?