This bright, engaging title provides a thorough and integrated review of comparative-historical methods. It sets out an intellectual history of comparative-historical analysis and presents the main methodological techniques employed by researchers, including: Comparative-historical analysis,; Case-based methods,; Comparative methods; Data, case selection & theory
Matthew Lange has written a fresh, easy to follow introduction which showcases classic analyses, offers clear methodological examples and describes major methodological debates. It is a comprehensive, grounded book which understands the learning and research needs of students and researchers.
Chapter 2: An Intellectual History and Overview of Comparative-Historical Analysis
An Intellectual History and Overview of Comparative-Historical Analysis
The Comparative-Historical Pedigree: Two Generations of Work
Comparative-historical methods have been around for a long time. For example, Ibn Khaldun used them in his fourteenth-century history of the world. During the Enlightenment, key figures such as Montesquieu and Adam Smith also ...