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The Nature of History By Arthur Marwick

The Nature of History
by Arthur Marwick

Developed for students and general readers looking for a concise guide to the methods and purposes of historical study, this book seeks to explore the nature of historical evidence, to show how history comes to be written and to offer a basis on which "good" history can be distinguished from "bad".
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The Nature of History: 1989 by Arthur Marwick

Developed for students and general readers looking for a concise guide to the methods and purposes of historical study, this book seeks to explore the nature of historical evidence, to show how history comes to be written and to offer a basis on which "good" history can be distinguished from "bad".

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Table of Contents


Preface - Justifications and Definitions - The Development of Historical Studies to the End of the Nineteenth Century - The Development of Historical Studies: The Twentieth Century - The Place of Theory: History, Science and Social Science - The Historian at Work: Historical Facts and Historical Sources - The Historian at Work: The Writing of History - History, Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies - Controversy in History - Conclusion: The Nature and Profession of History - Appendix A: Examples of Aims and Objectives - Appendix B: Some Aphorisms - Appendix C: Glossary - Bibliography - Index

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GOR001239876
The Nature of History: 1989 by Arthur Marwick
Arthur Marwick
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1989-09-17
442
0333432355
9780333432358
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