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

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ISBN-10: 1138808083

ISBN-13: 9781138808089

Edition: 2015

Authors: John Tosh

List price: $34.95
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This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - what is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past? Does an objective historical truth exist and can we ever access it? In answering these central questions, John Tosh argues that, despite the impression of fragmentation created by postmodernism in recent years, history is a coherent discipline which still bears the imprint of its nineteenth-century origins. Consistently clear-sighted, he provides a lively and compelling guide to a complex and sometimes controversial subject, while making his readers vividly aware of just how far our…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English