A Practical Guide to Studying History : Skills and Approaches Hardback
*** PROSE Award Winner (2018) in the Textbook/Humanities Category ***A Practical Guide to Studying History is the perfect guide for students embarking on degree-level study.
The book: - introduces students to the concepts of historical objectivity, frameworks and debate- explains the differences in aims, methods and audiences for different types of history- explores the relationship between the skills developed during a history undergraduate degree and the practice of professional history- helps students develop the practical skills required to read historical writing critically, write good essays, and participate in historical debates- includes study questions, further reading lists, text boxes, maps and illustrationsThe book incorporates case studies taken from a range of regions and periods, reflecting the varied nature of historical study at university, and helps students to understand history, and to practice it successfully: it is an indispensable guide to studying history.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 352 pages, 25 bw illus
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 12/01/2017
- Category: History: theory & methods
- ISBN: 9781472532268