The History Manifesto
by Jo Guldi, David Armitage
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2014
Number of pages: 178
How should historians speak truth to power -- and why does it matter? Why is five hundred years better than five months or five years as a planning horizon? The History Manifesto is a call to arms to historians and everyone interested in the role of history in contemporary society.
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