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作者 Sand, Shlomo, author
書名 Crépuscule de l'histoire. English
Twilight of history / Shlomo Sand ; translated by David Fernbach
出版項 London ; Brooklyn, NY : Verso, is imprint of New Left Books, 2017
國際標準書號 9781786630223
9781786630254 (US EBK)
9781786630247 (UK EBK)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  D16.8 .S216513 2017    在架上    30610020534566
說明 xxvii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
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附註 "First published as Crépuscule de l'histoire © Editions Flammarion, 2015"--Title page verso
Translated from the French
"The acclaimed and controversial historian turns his critical gaze on the writing of history today. Drawing on his four decades as a professional historian, Shlomo Sand interrogates the academic discipline of history, whose origin lay in the need for a national ideology. In the last few decades, traditional history has begun to fragment, yet only to give rise to a new role of historians as priests of official memory. Working in Israel has sharpened Sand's perspective, since the role of history as national myth is particularly salient in a country where the Bible is treated as a history book. He asks such questions as: Is every historical narrative ideologically marked? Do political requirements and state power weigh down inordinately on historical research and teaching? And, in such conditions, can there be a morally neutral and 'scientific' truth? Despite his trenchant criticism of academic history, Sand would still like to believe that the past can be understood without myth, and sees pointers for this in the work of Weber and Sorel"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Preface: Studying History to Free Ourselves from It -- Undoing the Myth of Origins -- Escape from Politics? -- Probing the Truth of the Past -- Abandoning National Time
主題 History -- Philosophy
Historiography -- Philosophy
Israel -- History -- Philosophy
Israel -- Historiography -- Philosophy
HISTORY / Historiography. bisacsh
HISTORY / World. bisacsh
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism. bisacsh
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