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Agnes Laut (continued) -Historical Works --Philosophy and Contribution --Novels --Conclusion Women who drop out of the pages of history -why does it happen? Romantic and Empirical philosophies of writing history Romanticism or Idealism-is a particular approach to the writing of history which places history more in the literary tradition -history is a story at its heart, if its to be readable it has to be remembered-Romanticisms are more like stories, adventure stories, stories of heroism, element of mystery, remote places exotic locations -emotional appeal, stir the reader, excite them get them emotionally involved in the story, personal history -individuals, significant players are usually highlighted Empiricist-more intellectual, depersonalized history, not on individual aggregate groups- social classes. Supposed to be objective and analytical -influenced by the social sciences -obsessed with their sources -particularly with statistics -rely on hard documentary evidence -rarely will go out on a limb about anything without extensive evidence to back up their
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