Not by Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History

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Collins Harvill, Jan 1, 1989 - Historiography - 334 pages
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These essays explore the influence of personal preoccupation in shaping the historian's choice of subject and the role played by craft in writing history. Through examination of the historical ... Read full review

Contents

WHY READ THE GREAT HISTORIANS?
13
Why Read the Great NineteenthCentury Historians?
34
The Rise and Ascent of the Decline and Fall
48
Copyright

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