John Lingard and the Pursuit of Historical Truth
By: Edwin Jones (author)Hardback
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John Lingard & the Pursuit of Historical Truth
CONTENTS: Introduction: The Background to Lingard's Work; An Invitation to the Historian's Workshop; The Historiography of the Massacre of St. Bartholomew; The Collation of Sources and Lingard's Use of Public Records as a Tool of Source Criticism; The Role of Private Sources and Their Use as a Tool of Source Criticism; The Great Step Forward: Pursuit of the Source of the Source'; A Critical Apparatus for Prioritising the Authority of Sources; The Use of Forensic' Rules of Source Criticism; The Application of Lingard's Source Criticism; to Some Celebrated Historical Problems; Lingard's Place in English Historiography; Epilogue: Hic caestus artemque repono'; Index.
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