The Pursuit of History: Aims, Methods and New Directions in the Study of Modern History

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Longman, 2002 - Grande-Bretagne - Historiographie - 348 pages
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Why do we study history? How do we construct our knowledge of the past? How objective can it be? Addressing these key questions, this study offers a short and clear introduction to the methods and nature of historical research.

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Historical awareness
The uses of history
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John Tosh is Professor of History at the University of Surrey, Roehampton.

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