The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in Twentieth-century History and Theory (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Houses of History An introduction to the major theoretical perspectives employed by twentieth century historians. Incorporates a range of approaches to the writing of history giving accounts of eleven schools of thought. Each chapter begins with a description of the ideas integral to the particular theory which are then explored.
- Published: 01 April 1999
- Format: Paperback 352 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780719052552 ISBN 10: 0719052556
- Sales rank: 19,412
Full description for The Houses of History
The only history and theory textbook to include accessible extracts from a wide range of historical writing. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theorists who have most inflenced twentieth-century historians. Chapters follow a consistent structure, putting difficult ideas into an accessible context. This is the only critical reader aimed at the undergraduate market.