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Ran·ke

(rahn'kĕ),
Johannes, German anthropologist and physician, 1836-1916. See: Ranke angle.

Ran·ke

(rahn'kĕ),
Karl E. von, German chemist, 1870-1926. See: Ranke complex, Ranke formula.
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The book begins in the Berlin of the brilliant nineteenth century historian Leopold von Ranke, who is credited with the invention of documented history in its modern form.
The role of Ireland in the life of Leopold von Ranke (1795-1886); the historian and historical truth.
Chapter one sets the stage for a long-term crisis in the study of Renaissance Latin literature, examining the treatment of it in the work of the great nineteenth-century interpreters of the Renaissance: Jacob Burckhardt, Georg Voigt, Edward Gibbon, and Leopold von Ranke.
Out of these debates, Canizares-Esguerra argues, emerged many of the historiographic developments attributed to Leopold von Ranke.