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by Theodore S. Hamerow
Author: Theodore S. Hamerow
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press; New edition edition (December 15, 1990)
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This 1987 book, "Reflections on History and Historians," differs markedly from his usual endeavors.
This 1987 book, "Reflections on History and Historians," differs markedly from his usual endeavors. Hamerow believes that the history profession is in a state of crisis, particularly an internal crisis and an external crisis.
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Start by marking Reflections on History and Historians as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Far from being a sentimental look at the past, Hamerow’s work confronts the unpleasant reality of the present. History, he says flatly, is a discipline in retreat. The profession is in serious trouble and there are no signs that its problems will be resolved in the foreseeable future. Hamerow explains why some historians rise to prominence while others do not.
Theodore S. Hamerow's learned observations will be welcomed by all historians and by those involved in the management of higher education, and should be required reading for all graduate students in history. Far from being a sentimental look at the past, Hamerow's work confronts the unpleasant reality of the present. Hamerow, G. P. Gooch Professor of History Emeritus at the University . Gooch Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, died at his home in Madison on February 16, 2013. His first book was Restoration, Revolution, Reaction: Economics and Politics in Germany, 1815-1871 (1958), followed by the two-volume Social Foundations of German Unification, 1858-1871 (1969, 1972), which reinforced his authority in that field. Reflections on History and Historians (1987) analyzed the current structure and problems of the historical profession and the declining place of history in culture and education.
Theodore Hamerow is. a. distinguished European historian. at. the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In this book he offers his thoughts about the development and character of the profession. History in his hands is neither good nor bad, simply. He lavishes care on the task of describing how students join the profession, how they are socialized as historians, and how histori-ans join other disciplinary specialists in conducting the campus-based academic enterprise. Separate chapters treat the student’s progress from apprentice. to. fellow professional, the lifestyle and habits.
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REFLECTIONS ON HISTORY AND HISTORIANS By Theodore S. Hamerow. 267 pp. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press. In his fascinating, thoughtful and deeply disturbing book, Mr. Hamerow, a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, examines the historian's social origins, his training, his rate of production, his self-esteem, his values, his satisfaction with his profession, the way he gets promoted, raises grants and regards his duties. For a fellow historian it is a depressing tale.
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