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The Resource The birth of the past, Zachary Sayre Schiffman ; foreword by Anthony Grafton

The birth of the past, Zachary Sayre Schiffman ; foreword by Anthony Grafton

Label
The birth of the past
Title
The birth of the past
Statement of responsibility
Zachary Sayre Schiffman ; foreword by Anthony Grafton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schiffman, Zachary Sayre
Dewey number
901
Index
index present
LC call number
D16.8
LC item number
.S268 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History
  • Historiography
  • Historiography
  • Western countries
  • Civilization, Western
Label
The birth of the past, Zachary Sayre Schiffman ; foreword by Anthony Grafton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The past defined -- Pt. I. Antiquity : Flatland ; Pasts present ; The Herodotean achievement ; Thucydides and the refashionings of linear time ; Hellenistic Innovations -- Pt. II. Christianity : Can't get here from there ; The power of prayer ; Breakthrough to the now ; The idea of the saeculum ; The saeculum reconfigured ; Gregory of Tours and the saeculum ; Back from the future: Bede and the figural view of reality -- Pt. III. Renaissance : The living past ; The birth of anachronism ; Petrarch's "Copernican leap" ; The commonplace view of the world ; Jean Bodin and the unity of history -- Pt. IV. Enlightenment : Presence and distance ; Biography as a form of history -- The politics of history ; The relations of truth/the truth of relations ; Montesquieu and the relations of things ; The past emerges --Epilogue: The past historicized
Control code
ocn705568277
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 316 p.
Isbn
9781421402789
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011008229
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1494629
  • (OCoLC)705568277
Label
The birth of the past, Zachary Sayre Schiffman ; foreword by Anthony Grafton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The past defined -- Pt. I. Antiquity : Flatland ; Pasts present ; The Herodotean achievement ; Thucydides and the refashionings of linear time ; Hellenistic Innovations -- Pt. II. Christianity : Can't get here from there ; The power of prayer ; Breakthrough to the now ; The idea of the saeculum ; The saeculum reconfigured ; Gregory of Tours and the saeculum ; Back from the future: Bede and the figural view of reality -- Pt. III. Renaissance : The living past ; The birth of anachronism ; Petrarch's "Copernican leap" ; The commonplace view of the world ; Jean Bodin and the unity of history -- Pt. IV. Enlightenment : Presence and distance ; Biography as a form of history -- The politics of history ; The relations of truth/the truth of relations ; Montesquieu and the relations of things ; The past emerges --Epilogue: The past historicized
Control code
ocn705568277
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 316 p.
Isbn
9781421402789
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011008229
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1494629
  • (OCoLC)705568277

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