DescriptionThe new edition of G. R. Elton's classic work is a wide-ranging, succinct and practical introduction for all students and general readers of history. It makes a major contribution to the question "what is history?".
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).
- A classic work written by a world famous historian.
- Well known by lecturers and a popular text to assign to classes.
- Afterword puts the book in the context of Elton's other work and assesses its impact.