"Every true history is contemporary history."
Benedetto Croce- All historians are biased beacause your expirienceeffect how you interpret history. It is contemporary to the historian.
Cotton Mather was a
explain everything through God's Will, or acting out of God's master plan
had time and money. They were higher class and staye true to ideas of the englightenment like Humanism. They wanted to better understand history.
was a nationalist, he interpreted history as the destiny of the Anglo-saxon;s for democracy and freedom
were spcially trained, it was more than just a hobby
Fredrick Jackson Turner
explained history as a science. Used Darwin's theory of evolution to explain the development of the values, self=relliance, and practicallity of America. How we changed from European to American.
Charles A. Beard
iconoclast- he criticitezed those who made the constitution and thought they only did so for themselves
wanted to acheive nationalism by agreeing on points in history.
History in 1960s
People found that history should be of conflict and stuggle to find the truth. Influenced by Vietnam war and Civil Rights Movement
suject and writers changed from white men. It was history of the people by the people.
bottum up history
history of ordinary or commoners
history of the elite
"hot new histroy"