Composing Useful Pasts

Composing Useful Pasts : History as Contemporary Politics

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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.
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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Albany, NY, United States
  • English
  • Total Illustrations: 0
  • 0791446751
  • 9780791446751