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The New Nature of History

Knowledge, Evidence, Language
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The New Nature of History by Arthur Marwick
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This title, first published in 1970, with revised editions in 1981, and again in 1989 has been totally rewritten. Addressing the key questions of what history is, and why and how one studies it, this is 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. There is a great deal of new material, engaging with and rebutting postmodernist criticisms of the history of the historians, and explicating more fully the author's pioneering work on how exactly historians analyse and interpret primary sources, and how they write their articles and books.

Author Biography

ARTHUR MARWICK is Professor of History at the Open University. His many books include British Society since 1945 (3rd edition 1996), The Sixties: Cultural Revolution in Britain, France Italy and the United States, c.1958-c.1974 (1998) and A History of the Modern British Isles, 1914-1999: Circumstances, Events, Outcomes (2000).
Release date NZ
July 12th, 2001
Audiences
  • General (US: Trade)
  • Tertiary Education (US: College)
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XVI, 334 p.
Imprint
Red Globe Press
Pages
334
Dimensions
155x233x20
ISBN-13
9780333922620
Product ID
1632606

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