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An Outline of Modern Austrian Historical Writing

Author(s): Vilmos Erős
Subject(s): History, History of ideas
Published by: Korunk Baráti Társaság
Keywords: eruditism; professionalism; Geistesgeschichte; gesamtdeutsch historiography; social and intellectual history; postmodernism

Summary/Abstract: The study is part of a historiographical synthesis in the making. The author depicts in it the most important epochs, historians, institutions etc. of modern Austrian historical writing. The paramount periods in this respect are: the eruditism of the 18th century, the 19th century’s professionalism, Geistesgeschichte and Volkstumskunde (the so-called gesamtdeutsch historiography) betweenthe two world wars, trends of social and intellectual history after the Second World War, as well as postmodernism at the end and the turn of the 20th century.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 07
  • Page Range: 90-96
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Hungarian