That Noble Dream : The 'objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession
by Peter Novick and Quentin Skinner and James Tully


Overview - The aspiration to relate the past' as it really happened' has been the central goal of American professional historians since the late nineteenth century. In this remarkable history of the profession, Novick shows how the idea and ideal of objectivity were elaborated, challenged, modified, and defended over the last century.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The aspiration to relate the past' as it really happened' has been the central goal of American professional historians since the late nineteenth century. In this remarkable history of the profession, Novick shows how the idea and ideal of objectivity were elaborated, challenged, modified, and defended over the last century.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521357456
  • ISBN-10: 0521357454
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: September 1988
  • Page Count: 662
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

Series: Ideas in Context #1

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