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Richard J. Evans' In Defence of History

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Postmodernist thinkers consider history to be not very far removed from a work of fiction, something dependent on historians' own interpretations of the past. Evans, however, argues that we can trust history and it is possible to be objective about what happened and what caused it to happen.

What is History?

Paperback, 07/06/2018, £9.99

Why History Matters 2ed

Paperback, 26/03/2019, £14.99
Including a range of contemporary examples from Brexit to child sexual abuse to the impact of the internet, this is an important and practical introduction for all students of history.Inspiring and empowering, this book provides both students and general readers with a stimulating and practical rationale for the study of history.

Narrative and History 2ed

Paperback, 20/09/2018, £21.99
Based on the assumption that reality, reference and representation work together, this introductory textbook explains and illustrates the various ways in which historians write the past as history.

New Nature of History, Knowledge Evidence, Language

7, 12/07/2001, £29.99
Addressing the key questions of what history is, and why and how one studies it, this text represents a positive affirmation of the vital importance to society of the study of the past, and of the many crucial learning outcomes which accrue from historical study.

Invention of Tradition

Paperback, 26/03/2012, £13.99
A fascinating study of ritual and symbolism which poses new questions for the understanding of our history.

Uses and Abuses of History

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £8.99
Abuses of history can have dire consequences - look at Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Margaret MacMillan's argument for why history matters shows how treating the past with respect can lead us to a better understanding with the present.

History Manifesto

Paperback, 30/09/2014, £13.99
A call to arms to historians and everyone interested in history in contemporary society. This title is also available as Open Access.
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