By Jeremy Black and Donald M. Macraild
$39.50 paper original
'It is thorough, comprehensive and a good introduction to both historical writing and historical methodology.' - John Stewart, School of Humanities, Oxford Brookes
This fully revised and updated edition of Studying History is written to convey a sense of history's many levels, from the broadest question 'what is history?' to the everyday problems associated with studying the discipline. It provides both practical tips on how to write about history and guidance on how to get to grips with history's larger themes and issues.
The Scope of History
Varieties of History (i): 'Traditional History'
Varieties of History (ii): 'the New History'
Approaches to History: Sources, Methods and Historians
Theories and Concepts
Writing History (i): The Essay
Writing History (ii): The Dissertation
Suggestions for Further Reading
JEREMY BLACK is Professor of History at the University of Exeter.
DONALD M. MACRAILD is Reader in History at the University of Sunderland.
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