Ernst A. Breisach

Ernst A. Breisach

Ernst A. Breisach

Dr. Ernst A. Breisach
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., History, University of Vienna, Austria (1946)
Dr. rer. oec. Business and Economics, Wirtschaftshochschule, Vienna, Austria (1950)
Distinguished Faculty Scholar

Office: (269) 387-4590

4312 Friedmann Hall

Mailing Address
Department of History
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334


My present research interests are: History of Historiography and Historical Theory.

Major Publications

Books - Author of:

On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

American Progressive History: An Experiment in Modernization. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993

Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, Modern. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

Historiography: Ancient, Medieval, Modern. Second, revised edition: Chicago: University Press of Chicago, 1994.

Renaissance Europe. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1973.

Caterina Sforza. A Renaissance Virago. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1968.

Introduction to Modern Existentialism. New York: Grove Press, Hardcover, 1960. Paperback 1962.

Books - Editor of:

Classical Rhetoric and Medieval Historiography. Studies in Medieval Culture XIX, Medieval Institute Publications, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1985.


Department of History
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Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
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