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Studying History (4th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 272
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This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout,...

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This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on using web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.

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A clear and comprehensive guide to historiography and the methodology of history
Emphasises the social, economic and cultural facets of historical enquiry as well as more traditional approaches
Updated to include more information on using webbased sources, referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism

Authors' Preface
PART ONE
1. The Scope of History
2. Varieties of History (i): 'Traditional History'
3. Varieties of History (ii): 'the New History'
PART TWO
4. Approaches to History: Sources, Methods and Historians
5. Theories and Concepts
PART THREE
6. Studying History7. The Learning Environment
8. Writing History (i): The Essay
9. Writing History (ii): The Dissertation
10. History Exams
Afterword
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index.

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Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is the author of thirty books, including Maps and History and War and the World 1450-2000.

Donald M. MacRaild is Professor of History at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK. His publications include Social History and Social Theory and Nineteenth Century Britain.

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Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK. He is the author of thirty books, including Maps and History and War and the World 1450-2000.

Donald M. MacRaild is Professor of History at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK. His publications include Social History and Social Theory and Nineteenth Century Britain.

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