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This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on using web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 350g
  • Red Globe Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th ed. 2017
  • XIV, 258 p.
  • 1137478594
  • 9781137478597
  • 64,089

Table of contents

Authors' Preface.- PART ONE.- 1. The Scope of History.- 2. Varieties of History (i): 'Traditional History'.- 3. Varieties of History (ii): 'the New History'.- PART TWO.- 4. Approaches to History: Sources, Methods and Historians.- 5. Theories and Concepts.- PART THREE.- 6. Studying History7. The Learning Environment.- 8. Writing History (i): The Essay.- 9. Writing History (ii): The Dissertation.- 10. History Exams.- Afterword.- Suggestions for Further Reading.- Index.
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About Donald M. Macraild

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is the author of thirty books, including Maps and History and War and the World 1450-2000.

Donald M. MacRaild is Professor of History at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK. His publications include Social History and Social Theory and Nineteenth Century Britain.
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