Theory of history / by Frederick J. Teggart.

; Philip Hamilton McMillan Memorial Publication Fund
New Haven : Yale University Press, [1925] .

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Other Authors Philip Hamilton McMillan Memorial Publication Fund.
Subjects History -- Methodology.
Description xix, 231 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1925]
©1925
Notes "The present volume is the fifth work published by the Yale University Press on the Philip Hamilton McMillan Memorial Publication Fund."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. The study of events. The activities of the historian -- The characteristics of historical narrative -- The aims of the academic historian -- National history and world history -- The logical implications of historical narrative -- The concept of cause in history-writing -- part 2. The study of change. The aims of historical and evolutionary inquiry -- The idea of progress and the foundations of the comparative method -- The sociological method of Auguste Comte -- The influence of Comte on the study of anthropology -- The study of evolution in the nineteenth century -- Events in relation to the study of evolution -- part 3. The study of the present. The method of science -- The investigation of differences in human groups -- The method of Hume and Turgot -- Illustrations of present difficulties.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1156494
(OCoLC)ocm01156494
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WorldCat Identities Teggart, Frederick John, 1870-1946.
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