What is History?

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A. A. Knopf, 1962 - History - 209 pages
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A philosophical interpretation of history, examining the significance of historical study as a science and a reflection of social values.

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User Review  - JonArnold - LibraryThing

Going back to re-read old university textbooks for fun must be a sign of incipient nostalgia for the lost days of youth. That or masochism. I didn’t get a nostalgic buzz (possibly as I was young and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elliots89 - LibraryThing

This book probably would have been much more useful to me had I read it before I started my history degree not a good few years after it. Nevertheless this book contains some essays about what is history from a historian's point of view however I found it quite hard going at times. Read full review

Contents

I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
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SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
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HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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