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The Practice of History : Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development - Geoffrey R. Elton

The Practice of History

Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development

Paperback Published: 16th January 1991
ISBN: 9780631229803
Number Of Pages: 234

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The new edition of G. R. Elton's classic work is a wide-ranging, succinct and practical introduction for all students and general readers of history. It makes a major contribution to the question "what is history?".

Preface.

1. Purpose.

The Present Debate.

Autonomy.

Kinds.

Rivals.

Purpose.

2. Research.

The Possibility of Historical Truth.

Facts and Methods.

The Sources.

Evidence and Criticism.

Imagination.

3. Writing.

Controls.

Patterns and Bias.

Style.

Audience.

Categories.

Length.

Analysis and Narrative.

4. Teaching.

Undergraduate Teaching: What?.

Undergraduate Teaching: How?.

The Graduate Student.

Afterword. (Richard J. Evans).

Notes.

Index.

ISBN: 9780631229803
ISBN-10: 0631229809
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 234
Published: 16th January 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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