Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
A collection of writings on world history by an 18th-century founder of German Romanticism. Herder was one of the first to separate history from theology, and to use humanity itself as an organizing principle for studying history. Includes an introduction on the author's position in the context of the historiography
Authors: Michael Palma, Johann Gottfried Herder, Hans Adler, Ernest A. Menze
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-01 - Publisher: Routledge
Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) was an influential German critic and philosopher, whose ideas included "cultural nationalism" - that every nation has its own personality and pattern of growth. This anthology contains excerpts from Herder's writings on world history and related topics.