CHAPTER 1:- HISTORIOGRAPHY: DEVELOPMENT IN THE WEST

Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 6

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence. 

It may be said that _______ was the founder of modern historiography. 

Voltaire 

René Descartes 

Leopold Ranké 

Karl Marx 

Solution: 

Voltaire

Voltaire was considered to be the ‘Father of modern historiography.’

Explanation – Francois Marie Arouet who is also known as Voltaire came to be known as the ‘Father of the modern historiography’ because he thought that to write the history, it is important to consider all the aspects of human life and not just the authenticity of the historical truth and chronology. 


Exercise | Q 1.2 | Page 6

Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentence. 

__________ wrote the book entitled ‘Archaeology of Knowledge’. 

Karl Marx 

Michel Foucault 

Lucien Febvre 

Voltaire 

Solution:

Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault wrote the book entitled ‘Archaeology of Knowledge’. 

Explanation – Michel Foucault, in his book, ‘Archaeology of Knowledge’ came up with the concept that transformation or the changes in the past is the most important point to take into consideration while writing history.


Exercise | Q 2 | Page 6

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite.

(1) Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - ‘Reason in History’

(2) Leopold von Ranké - ‘The theory and Practice of History’

(3) Herodotus - ‘The Histories’

(4) Karl Marx - ‘Discourse on the Method’


Solution: 

(4) Karl Marx - ‘Discourse on the Method’ - is the Incorrect Pair

The correct pair is Karl Marx - Das Kapital.

Explanation - Karl Marx wrote the book titled ‘Das Kapital’ in which he explains that inequality led to the division in the society. This inequality occurred because human beings establish their relationships according to their needs, ownership, and the means through which these needs are fulfilled. Karl Marx justifies that history is about the class struggle and in Das Kapital he describes the class that holds power to economically exploit other classes.


SSC 10th History Maharashtra State Board Latest Syllabus. 

SSC 10th History Maharashtra State Board Latest Syllabus. 

HISTORY: NEW SYLLABUS

1. Historiography : Development in the West

2. Historiography : Indian Tradition ............... 

3. Applied History ........................................... 

4. History of Indian Arts ................................. 

5. Mass Media and History ............................. 

6. Entertainment and History .......................... 

7. Sports and History ....................................... 

8. Tourism and History.................................... 

9. Heritage Management.................................

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