History in Practice

History in Practice

Third edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

Exploring the breadth and complexities of history as a field of study, History in Practice demystifies what historians actually do and the tasks they take on. This study, written by one of the most acute practitioners in the field, examines not only the academic discipline but also engages with the use of historical ideas in the wider world. The new edition features: - A new chapter on history in the digital age, covering the use of information technology in historical practice - Extended coverage of the relationships between history and other disciplines - Fresh material on current trends in the practice of history - Over 35 new illustrations spread throughout the book drawn from around the world This book is essential reading for all students seeking an understanding of history as a discipline.

Book information

ISBN: 9781780933313
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Pub date:
Edition: Third edition
DEWEY: 901
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xvi, 346
Weight: 558g
Height: 234mm
Width: 156mm
Spine width: 20mm