Telling the Truth about History (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
336
Utgivningsdatum
1995-04-01
Upplaga
n.e.
Förlag
WW Norton & Co
Medarbetare
Hunt, Lynn
Dimensioner
215 x 140 x 25 mm
Vikt
390 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780393312867
Telling the Truth about History (häftad)

Telling the Truth about History

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This survey of modern historiography examines the problem of historical truth. Accepting that much of history teaching has been flawed, the authors argues for an affirmation of historical knowledge against the doubts of the sceptics and relativists.
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A confident, breezy account of the historical profession's encounters with post-modernism and multiculturalism. -- David A. Hollinger

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Joyce Appleby is a professor of history emerita at UCLA and the author of The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism and coauthor of Telling the Truth about History, among many other works. A former president of the American History Association, she was awarded the 2009 Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Prize for distinguished writing in American history from the Society of American Historians. She lives in Taos, New Mexico. Lynn Hunt is Distinguished Research Professor at UCLA, former president of the American Historical Association, and author of numerous works, including Writing History in the Global Era, Inventing Human Rights and Telling the Truth about History. She lives in Los Angeles. Margaret Jacob is an author and UCLA professor. Her writings and lectures focus on the work of Newton's immediate followers, and on the British radicals and romantics of the 1790s.