A Manual of Historical Research Methodology

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South Indian Studies, 2007 - History - 374 pages

A book providing practical help to students at the graduate and postgraduate levels. What is given in the book is precise, clear and solid. The book's coverage and comprehensiveness, its scientific, analytical and critical treatment, its near perfect organization and arrangement, its clarity and easy methods of reference will make it a useful compendium for students and teachers. A teacher and lover of history the author has brought out philosophical, scientific, and ideological and linguistic perspectives to bear on the subject. Whether a student or teacher or a general reader, the manual can be expected to develop a healthy interest in history. The author has brought to bear philosophical, scientific, ideological and linguistic perspectives to bear on the subject.

 

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An excellant manual for studnets of history. The book has a main section and sections on ‘History and Social Theory', 'Controversy in History,' Historicism', and the 'Idea of Progress' which are aspects which students of history should be familiar with. The book is designed to provide practical help to students at the graduate and post-graduate levels. It can guide them in comprehending the subject for facing the examination. Its coverage and comprehensiveness, its scientific, analytical and critical treatment, its near-perfect organisation and arrangement, its clarity and easy methods of reference are likely to make it a useful compendium for students and teachers.  

Contents

Uses and Value of History
1
The Nature of History
19
The Critical Philosophy of History
54
Chapter 4 The Critical Philosophy of History II
86
The Auxiliary Sciences
131
Historical Research Methodology
147
Illustrations
160
History and Social Theory
204
Historical Controversy
229
Refrences
340
Index
366
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E Sreedharan is a teacher and lover of history.

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