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This extensive resource offers a clearly-presented and comprehensive overview of the dynamic field of historical enquiry. Divided into three partshistoriography, methodology, and study skillsthis guide discusses both the philosophy and practice of history and provides useful information on how to study the subject more effectively. This newly revised edition includes insight into current trends, a new section on TV, media and popular history, and an expanded study skills section covering oral presentations, group work, and using the Internet for research.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 139 x 217 x 15mm | 345g
  • Palgrave USA
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Gordonsville, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 1403987343
  • 9781403987341
  • 64,471

About Professor Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black is the author of more than 70 books, including Modern British History, A New History of England, and Walpole in Power. Donald M. MacRaild is the author of several books, including Faith, Fraternity & Fighting and Labour in British Society, 1830-1914.

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Table of contents

General Editors' Preface§Authors' Preface§PART I§The Scope of History§Varieties of History (i): 'Traditional History'§Varieties of History (ii): 'The New History'§PART II §Approaches to History: Sources, Methods and Historians§Theories and Concepts§PART III§Studying History§Writing History (i): the Essay§Writing History (ii): the Dissertation§History Exams§Afterword§Suggestions for Further Reading§Index §

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