Herodotus Thucydides Polybius Ssu-ma Ch'ien Livy Tacitus Gregory of Tours Bede Ibn Khaldun Froissart Vico Kant Gibbon Hegel Ranke Michelet Macaulay Marx Dilthey Turner Croce Woodson Febvre Spengler Bloch Geyl Collingwood Heidegger Toynbee Carr Oakeshott Braudel Hempel Taylor Moody Ricoeur Walsh Clark Hobsbawm Elton Kuhn Diop Thompson Foucault Davis White Ladurie Scott Rowbotham Fukuyama.
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"Fifty Key Thinkers on History" is a superb guide to historiography through the ages. The cross-section of debates and thinkers covered is unique in its breadth, taking in figures from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages, to contemporary Europe, America, Africa and Australia; from Bede to Braudel; Marx to Michelet; Ranke to Rowbotham; Foucault to Fukuyama. Each clear and concise essay offers biographical information, a summary and discussion of the subjects approach to history and how others have engaged with it, a list of their major works and a guide to diverse resources for further study, including books, articles, films and web sites. (source: Nielsen Book Data)