The Varieties of History by Fritz Stern
From Voltaire to the Present (Vintage)

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"I cannot imagine a more engaging and instructive introduction to the fascinations of historical writing than Fritz Stern's classic The Varieties of History." —Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. City University of New York

"This book contains not only an excellent selection of passages which characterize the ideas and the work of leading historians from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, but the book in its entirety provides a stimulating survey of the entire development of modern historiography." —Felix Gilbert, The Institute for Advanced Study

"It is by all odds the best kind of introduction to the study and, what is more, to the enjoyment, of history." —Crane Brinton
 

About Fritz Stern

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Fritz Stern, University Professor Emeritus and former provost at Columbia University, is the author of many works of European history, including "Gold and Iron: ""Bismarck,"" Bleichroder and the Building of the German Empire "and "Einstein's German World,
 
Published March 16, 2011 by Vintage. 546 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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