¿Qué es la Gran Historia?



La Gran Historia es un nuevo campo disciplinario de estudios que se ocupa del pasado en todas las escalas posibles. Su enfoque es histórico, pero vincula las disciplinas de la cosmología a la geología con la biología evolutiva y la historia humana. Comenzando “¿Qué es la Historia?” de E.H. Carr, este ensayo describe la evolución de la Gran Historia y, en particular, su relación con la disciplina histórica. Describe qué es la nueva disciplina y en qué podría convertirse. Sostiene que la Gran Historia puede ayudar a superar la fragmentación característica de la educación moderna y la erudición en todas las disciplinas. Al hacerlo, puede desentrañar algo así como una historia de origen moderna y global, basada en lo mejor de la erudición científica moderna.




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