List of historians

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This is a list of historians only for those with a biographical entry in Wikipedia. Major chroniclers and annalists are included. Names are listed by the person's historical period. The entries continue with the specializations, not nationality.[1]

AntiquityEdit

Greco-Roman worldEdit

Classical periodEdit

Hellenistic periodEdit

Roman EmpireEdit

ChinaEdit

Middle AgesEdit

Byzantine sphereEdit

Latin sphereEdit

Early Middle AgesEdit

High Middle AgesEdit

fl. 10th centuryEdit
fl. 11th centuryEdit
fl. 12th centuryEdit
fl. 13th centuryEdit

Late Middle AgesEdit

Historians of the Italian Renaissance are listed under "Renaissance".Edit

Islamic worldEdit

Far EastEdit

South AsiaEdit

Renaissance to early modernEdit

Renaissance EuropeEdit

Western historians during the Italian Renaissance or Northern Renaissance
Individuals born after 1600 are listed under "early modern".

Early modern periodEdit

Western historians of the Early modern and Enlightenment period, c. 1600–1815

Middle East and Islamic EmpiresEdit

Far EastEdit

Modern historiansEdit

Historians flourishing after 1815, born after 1770Edit

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Historians born during the 19th centuryEdit

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  • Carroll Quigley (1910–1977), classical, western history, theorist of civilizations
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See alsoEdit

General
Lists of historians

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ For a longer list and detailed biographies see "Chronological list of historians": Kelly Boyd, ed (1999). Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing. Taylor and Francis. pp. xxvii–xxxii.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)

BibliographyEdit

  • The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature, ed. by Mary Beth Norton and Pamela Gerardi (3rd ed. 2 vol, Oxford U.P. 1995), 2064 pages; annotated guide to 27,000 of the most important English language history books in all fields and topics vol 1 online, vol 2 online
    • Allison, William Henry et al. eds. A guide to historical literature (1931), comprehensive bibliography for scholarship to 1930 as selected by scholars from the American Historical Association online edition;
  • Barnes, Harry Elmer. A history of historical writing (1962)
  • Barnes, Harry Elmer. History, its rise and development: a survey of the progress of historical writing from its origins to the present day (1922), online
  • Barraclough, Geoffrey. History: Main Trends of Research in the Social and Human Sciences, (1978)
  • Bentley, Michael. ed., Companion to Historiography, Routledge, 1997, ISBN 9780415285575; 39 chapters by experts
  • Boyd, Kelly, ed. (1999). Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing. Taylor and Francis 2 vol. ISBN 9781884964336.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link); detailed coverage of historians and major themes.
  • Breisach, Ernst. Historiography: Ancient, Medieval and Modern, 3rd edition, 2007, ISBN 0-226-07278-9
  • Elton, G. R. Modern Historians on British History 1485–1945: A Critical Bibliography 1945–1969 (1969), annotated guide to 1000 history books on every major topic, plus book reviews and major scholarly articles. online
  • Gilderhus, Mark T. History and Historians: A Historiographical Introduction, 2002, ISBN 0-13-044824-9
  • Gooch, G. P. History and historians in the nineteenth century (1913), online
  • Iggers, Georg G. Historiography in the 20th Century: From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge (2005)
  • Kramer, Lloyd, and Sarah Maza, eds. A Companion to Western Historical Thought Blackwell 2006. 520pp; ISBN 978-1-4051-4961-7.
  • Momigliano, Arnaldo. The Classical Foundation of Modern Historiography, 1990, ISBN 978-0-226-07283-8
  • Rahman, M. M. ed. Encyclopaedia of Historiography (2006), Excerpt and text search
  • E. Sreedharan, A Textbook of Historiography, 500 B.C. to A.D. 2000 (2004)
  • Thompson, James, and Bernard J. Holm. A History of Historical Writing: Volume I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Seventeenth Century (2nd ed. 1967), 678 pp.; A History of Historical Writing: Volume II: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (2nd ed. 1967), 676pp vol 1 of 1942 first edition; vol 2 of 1942 first edition; highly detailed coverage of European writers to 1900
  • Woolf D. R. A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) (2 vols. 1998), excerpt and text search
  • Woolf, Daniel, et al. The Oxford History of Historical Writing (5 vol 2011–12), covers all major historians since ancient times to present; see vol 1

External linksEdit

  • "Making History", covering British historians and institutions from Institute of Historical Research