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  1. Leopold Ranke's Archival Turn: Location and Evidence in Modern Historiography*: Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen.Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen - 2008 - Modern Intellectual History 5 (3):425-453.
    From 1827 to 1831 the German historian Leopold von Ranke travelled through Germany, Austria, and Italy, hunting for documents and archives. During this journey Ranke developed a new model for historical research that transformed the archive into the most important site for the production of historical knowledge. Within the archive, Ranke claimed, the trained historian could forget his personal predispositions and political loyalties, and write objective history. This essay critically examines Ranke's model for historical research through a study of the (...)
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  • Looking for a Juste Milieu in a Silver Age of Modesty.Patrick H. Hutton - 2005 - History and Theory 44 (3):391–403.
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  • The Trial of Henry of Brederode: Historians, Sources and Location Under Discussion in 19th-Century Historiography.Pieter Huistra - 2013 - History of the Human Sciences 26 (4):50-66.
    The Dutch historiography of the middle of the 19th century was a culture of honour. Disputes over the reputations of historical figures were manifold. This article focuses on one controversy specifically that took place in the 1840s. The subject of debate was the 16th -century nobleman Henry of Brederode, his deeds, his character and his morals. The controversy was not only about content, however. Many suppositions about doing history and being a historian that otherwise remain tacit, were made explicit in (...)
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