Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle

Callisen, Christian Thorsten
Date published: 
June 2014

Featuring work by researchers in the fields of early modern studies, Italian studies, ecclesiastical history and historiography, this volume of essays adds to a rich corpus of literature on Renaissance and early modern historiography, bringing a unique approach to several of the problems currently facing the field. Contributors engage with critical questions concerning the continued relevance of history for political and social life in the past and present by exploring the challenges, contexts and implications of genre in the reading and writing of history.