History in practice / Ludmilla Jordanova.

  • Third edition.
  • London : Bloomsbury Academic 2019
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1 online resource (xvi, 347 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
  • 9781472503558
  • 9781472503565
  • 1472503562
  • 9781350116528
  • 9781780933313
  • Previous edition: London: Hodder Arnold, 2006.
  • List of IllustrationsAcknowledgementsNote to ReadersIntroduction1. History in General2. Mapping the Discipline of History3. History in the Humanities4. History in the Social Sciences5. The Status of Historical Knowledge6. Periodisation7. Public History8. Historians' Skills9. History in a Digital Age10. TrendsEndnotesBibliographyIndex.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Exploring the breadth and complexities of history as a field of study, History in Practice demystifies what historians actually do and the tasks they take on. This study, written by one of the most acute practitioners in the field, examines not only the academic discipline but also engages with the use of historical ideas in the wider world. The new edition features: - A new chapter on history in the digital age, covering the use of information technology in historical practice - Extended coverage of the relationships between history and other disciplines - Fresh material on current trends in the practice of history - Over 35 new illustrations spread throughout the book drawn from around the world.
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