Volume III of The Oxford History of Historical Writing contains essays by leading scholars on the writing of history globally during the early modern era, from 1400 to 1800. The volume proceeds in geographic order from east to west, beginning in Asia and ending in the Americas. It aims at once to provide a selective but authoritative survey of the field and, where opportunity allows, to provoke cross-cultural comparisons. This is the third of five volumes in a series that explores representations of the past from the beginning of writing to the present day, and from all over the world.... of the facts, and following the precepts of rhetoric, carefully transmuted most raw documents into smooth artistic prose. ... Las Casas did not challenge the Crowna#39;s claims to sovereignty in the New World, but sought to use history to open anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400--1800|
|Author||:||José Rabasa, Masayuki Sato, Edoardo Tortarolo, Daniel Woolf|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 2012-03-29|