1. Historiography : Development in the West

1. Historiography : Development in the West
Introduction 

Textual Question and Answers

CHAPTER 1:- HISTORIOGRAPHY: DEVELOPMENT IN THE WEST

Q. 1. A. Choose the correct option from the given options and complete the sentences.

Q. 1. B. Identify the wrong pair in the following corrects it and rewrite.


2. Explain the following concepts.

Dialectics

Annales School


3. Explain the following with its reason.

Historical research was driven to focus in depth on various aspects of women’s life.

Foucault called his method ‘the archaeology of knowledge’


4. Answer the following in 25-30 words.

What is historiography?

What did Rene Descartes insisted upon?

Why is Voltaire said to be the founder of modern historiography?


5. Complete the concept chart.


6. Answer the following in detail.

Explain Karl Marx’s ‘Class Theory’.

What are the four characteristics of modern historiography?

What is feminist historiography?

Explain Leopold von Ranke’s perspective of history?


Project
Obtain detailed information on your favourite subject and write its history. For example :
- History of Pen
- History of Printing technology 
- History of Computers

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