|Author||: Reinhart Koselleck|
|Publisher||: Stanford University Press|
|Total Pages||: 388|
|Rating||: 4/5 (53 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: Reinhart Koselleck is one of the most important theorists of history and historiography of the last half century. He is the foremost exponent and practitioner of Begriffsgeschichte, a methodology of historical studies exemplified in these 18 essays, which focus on the invention and development of the fundamental concepts underlying and informing a distinctively historical manner of being in the world.