Making History : An Introduction to the History and Practices of a Discipline, Paperback / softback Book


Making History offers a fresh perspective on the study of the past.

It is an exhaustive exploration of the practice of history, historical traditions and the theories that surround them.

Discussing the development and growth of history as a discipline and of the profession of the historian, the book encompasses a huge diversity of influences, organized around the following themes:the professionalization of the disciplinethe most significant movements in historical scholarship in the last century, including the Annales Schoolthe increasing interdisciplinary trends in scholarshiptheory in historical practice including Marxism, post-modernism and gender historyhistorical practice outside the academy. The volume offers a coherent set of chapters to support undergraduates, postgraduates and others interested in the historical processes that have shaped the discipline of history.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages, 5 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Historiography
  • ISBN: 9780415242554



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