Understanding the American Past: American History and Its Interpretation

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HISTORICAL UNDERSTANDING IN DEMOCRATIC AMERICA
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1. Russell B. Nye, George Bancroft: Brahmin Rebel ( New York, 1944), p. 104.
2. Ibid., p. 96; G. P. Gooch, History and Historians in the Nineteenth Century ( New York, 1949), p. 404.
3. The History of Historical Writing in America ( Boston, 1891), p. 104.
4. M. A. DeWolfe Howe, Life and Letters of George Bancroft ( 2 vols., New York, 1908), II, 183.
5. "The Problem of Richard Hildreth", New England Quarterly, XIII ( June 1940), 241-251.
6. "The Democratic Theme in American Historical Literature", Mississippi Valley Historical Review, XXXIX ( June 1952), 4-5.
7. Alfred Goldberg, "School Histories of the Middle Period", Eric F. Goldman , ed., Historiography and Urbanization ( Baltimore, 1941).
8. Constitutional and Political History, I, x; IV, 244.
9. Eric F. Goldman, "Hermann Eduard von Hoist: Plumed Knight of American Historiography", Mississippi Valley Historical Review, XXIII ( March 1937); Edward N. Sayeth, American Historians and European Immigrants, 1875- 1925 ( New York, 1948), 150-157.
10. 9 vols., New York, 1893- 1922.
11. Historical Essays ( New York, 1909), p. 54.
12. History, VIII, 52-87.
13. 8 vols., New York, 1938.
14. Ibid., I, 1-2.
15. Eric F. Goldman, John Bach McMaster, American Historian ( Philadelphia, 1943), p. 143.
16. Ibid., 79-101.

THE PROFESSION OF HISTORIAN AND THE SCIENCE OF HISTORY
1. W. Stull Holt, "The Idea of Scientific History in America", Journal of the History of Ideas, I ( June 1940), 356.

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