A Practical Guide to Studying History : Skills and Approaches, Hardback Book

A Practical Guide to Studying History : Skills and Approaches Hardback

Edited by Tracey (Senior Lecturer in History, University of Essex, UK) Loughran


*** 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:
  • Category: History: theory & methods
  • ISBN: 9781472532268



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