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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This work includes historical disasters and tragedies sorted chronologically and geographically. Each event includes details related to the event and details about victims, presented in an educational and historically instructive manner.
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The medium of history and classics as intellectual disciplines is the written word. Sloppiness of expression is as detrimental to any historical study. This guide is designed to help you avoid some of the pitfalls into which students often fall.
by Jonathan Gorman - University of Ottawa Press
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