What is History Now?
Edited by Mr David Cannadine
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What is History Now? by Mr David Cannadine
Book DescriptionE. H. Carr's What is History? was originally published by Macmillan in 1961. Since then it has sold hundreds of thousands of copies throughout the world. In this book, ten internationally renowned scholars, writing from a range of historical vantage points, answer Carr's question for a new generation of historians: What does it mean to study history at the start of the Twenty-first century? This volume stands alongside Carr's classic, paying tribute to his seminal enquiry while moving the debate into new territory, to ensure its freshness and relevance for a new century of historical study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403933362
(216mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mr David Cannadine
George V, Hardback (December 2014)
For a man with such conventional tastes and views, George V had a revolutionary impact. Almost despite himself he marked a decisive break with his flamboyant predecessor Edward VII, inventing the modern monarchy, with its emphasis on frequent public appearances, family values and duty. The author offers an account of his reign.
Christendom Destroyed, Hardback (July 2014)
A study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era.
Undivided Past, Paperback (April 2014)» View all books by Mr David Cannadine
Great works of history have so often had at their heart a wish to sift people in ways that have been profoundly damaging and provided intellectual justification for terrible political decisions. This title presents an agonised attempt to understand how so much of the writing of history has been driven by a fatal desire to dramatize differences.
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Author Biography - Mr David Cannadine
FELIPE FERNANDEZ ARMESTO Professor of History, Queen Mary, University of London. His many books include Truth: A History and a Guide for the Perplexed , Bantam Press, 1997 ANNABEL BRETT Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Her publications include Liberty, Right and Nature , Cambridge University Press, 1997 PAUL CARTLEDGE Professor of Ancient History, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Clare College. He has edited the Cambridge Illustrated History of Ancient Greece , Cambridge University Press, 1997 LINDA COLLEY Leverhulme Research Professor in History, London School of Economics and Political Science. Among her many publications includes the bestselling Britons: Forging a Nation, 1707-1837 , Vintage, 1996, which won the Wolfson Prize RICHARD J. EVANS Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge, and fellow of Gonville and Caius College. He is the author of In Defence of History , Granta, 2000 ALICE KESSLER HARRIS Professor of History, Columbia University. She is co-editor of U.S. History as Women's History , University of North Carolina Press, 1995 OLWEN HUFTON Leverhulme Research Professor, University of Oxford and a fellow of Merton College. Her many publications include The Prospect Before Her. A History of Women in Western Europe, I: 1500-1800 , Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1996 SUSAN PEDERSEN Professor of History, Harvard University. Her publications include Family Policy and the Origins of the Welfare State: Britain and France, 1914-45 , Cambridge University Press, 1993 MIRI RUBIN Professor of European History and Director of Research, Queen Mary, University of London. Her publications include Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture , Cambridge University Press, 1992
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