Ottar Dahl

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Ottar Dahl (5 January 1924 – 4 April 2011) was a Norwegian historian and historiographer.

He was born in Nannestad. He took the dr. philos. degree in 1957, worked at the University of Oslo as a scholarship holder from 1957, docent from 1960 and professor from 1966 to 1991. He is currently professor emeritus at the same university.

He was a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[1] From 1972 to 1975 he chaired the Norwegian Historical Association.[2] He died in April 2011.[3]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Historisk materialisme. Historiesynet hos Koht og Bull, 1952
  • Om årsaksproblemer i historisk forskning, 1957
  • Norsk historieforskning i det 19. og 20. århundre, 1959
  • Grunntrekk i historieforskningens metodelære, 1967
  • Problemer i historiens teori, 1986
  • Fra konsens til katastrofe - kapitler av fascismens historie i Italia, 1996

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gruppe 1: Historie" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 26 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Historikk" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Historical Association. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Death announcement, Budstikka 7 April 2011, p. 64