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List of Historians
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This is a list of historians.
The names are grouped by order of the historical period in which they were living and producing works, which is not necessarily the same as the period in which they specialize.
The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature, ed. by Mary Beth Norton and Pamela Gerardi (3rd ed. 2 vol, Oxford U.P. 1995) 2064 pages; annotated guide to 27,000 of the most important English language history books in all fields and topics vol 1 online, vol 2 online
Allison, William Henry et al. eds. A guide to historical literature (1931) comprehensive bibliography for scholarship to 1930 as selected by scholars from the American Historical Association online edition;
Barnes, Harry Elmer. A history of historical writing (1962)
Barnes, Harry Elmer. History, its rise and development: a survey of the progress of historical writing from its origins to the present day (1922) online
Barraclough, Geoffrey. History: Main Trends of Research in the Social and Human Sciences, (1978)
Bentley, Michael. ed., Companion to Historiography, Routledge, 1997, ISBN9780415285575; 39 chapters by experts
Elton, G.R. Modern Historians on British History 1485-1945: A Critical Bibliography 1945-1969 (1969), annotated guide to 1000 history books on every major topic, plus book reviews and major scholarly articles. online
Gilderhus, Mark T. History an Historiographical Introduction, 2002, ISBN0-13-044824-9
Gooch, G. P. History and historians in the nineteenth century (1913) online
Iggers, Georg G. Historiography in the 20th Century: From Scientific Objectivity to the Postmodern Challenge (2005)
Kramer, Lloyd, and Sarah Maza, eds. A Companion to Western Historical Thought Blackwell 2006. 520pp; ISBN978-1-4051-4961-7.
Thompson, James, and Bernard J. Holm. A History of Historical Writing: Volume I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Seventeenth Century (2nd ed. 1967) 678pp; A History of Historical Writing: Volume II: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (2nd ed. 1967), 676pp vol 1 of 1942 first edition; vol 2 of 1942 first edition; highly detailed coverage of European writers to 1900
Woolf D. R. A Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) (2 vol 1998) excerpt and text search
Woolf, Daniel, et al. The Oxford History of Historical Writing (5 vol 2011-12), covers all major historians since ancient times to present; see vol 1
"Making History", Coverage of leading British historians and institutions from the Institute of Historical Research