The Practice of History, 2nd Edition
January 1991, ©2002, Wiley-Blackwell
The Present Debate.
The Possibility of Historical Truth.
Facts and Methods.
Evidence and Criticism.
Patterns and Bias.
Analysis and Narrative.
Undergraduate Teaching: What?.
Undergraduate Teaching: How?.
The Graduate Student.
Afterword. (Richard J. Evans).
G. R. Elton was Regius Professor of Modern History at
Cambridge University from 1983 to 1988. Among his numerous works
are The Tudor Revolution in Government (1953), England
under the Tudors (1955), Reform and Renewal (1973),
The Parliament of England 1559–1581 and The
English (Blackwell, 1992), and he was founding editor of the
Blackwell History of the Modern British Isles. Professor Elton was
President of the Royal Historical Society from 1972 until 1976 and
honorary Vice-President from 1976 until his death in
Richard J. Evans is Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge. His many publications include Death in Hamburg (1987), Rituals ofRetribution (1996), In Defence of History (1997, reissued with a new Afterword 2001), and Tales from the GermanUnderworld (1998).