This revised and updated edition is written to convey a sense of history's many levels, from the broadest question "what is history?" to the everyday problems associated with studying the discipline. It provides practical tips on how to write about history.
This revised and updated edition is written to convey a sense of history's many levels, from the broadest question "what is history?" to the everyday problems associated with studying the discipline. It provides both practical tips on how to write about history and guidance on how to get to grips with history's larger themes and issues.
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JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. - DONALD M. MACRAILD is Reader in History at the University of Sunderland.
Table of Contents
Editors' Preface - Preface - PART ONE - The Scope of History - Varieties of History (i): 'Traditional History' - Varieties of History (ii): 'the New History' - PART TWO - Approaches to History: Sources, Methods and Historians - Theories and Concepts - PART THREE - Studying History - Writing History (i): The Essay - Writing History (ii): The Dissertation - History Exams - Afterword - Suggestions for Further Reading - Index
Studying History by Professor Jeremy Black
Professor Jeremy Black
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