Historiography and Historiophoty

  title={Historiography and Historiophoty},
  author={H. White},
  journal={The American Historical Review},
  • H. White
  • Published 1988
  • History
  • The American Historical Review
  • ROBERT ROSENSTONE'S ESSAY RAISES AT LEAST TWO QUESTIONS that should be of eminent concern to professional historians. The first is that of the relative adequacy of what we might call "historiophoty" (the representation of history and our thought about it in visual images and filmic discourse) to the criteria of truth and accuracy presumed to govern the professional practice of historiography (the representation of history in verbal images and written discourse). Here the issue is whether it is… CONTINUE READING
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