Composing Useful Pasts : History as Contemporary Politics
Argues that history is written from the present tense, meaning that its purpose is to construct convincing political arguments about who or what caused a current problem and how that problem should be addressed.
- Hardback | 176 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
- 07 Sep 2000
- State University of New York Press
- Albany, NY, United States
- Total Illustrations: 0