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Change and continuity in English historical thought, c. 1590-1640

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This is a survey and analysis of the writings of English historians in the half-century before 1640. It is based on manuscript as well as printed sources; an attempt is made throughout to connect English historiography with contemporary European works.

The central argument is that while there was no radical break with medieval and Tudor historical thought, the meaning of the word 'history' had expanded by 1640 to include antiquarian and philological research, previously considered ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Modern History
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Publication date:
1983
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602332029
URN:
uuid:014c3212-076d-4177-9de7-a4deed2527a4
Local pid:
td:602332029

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