Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
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In the continuing series 'What is...history?' eight historians define political history - an area sometimes regarded as 'narrow', 'elitist' or simply 'dull',
E.H. Carr’s belief that the histories we get depend on the questions we ask is more relevant than ever.
In defending the study of history, Richard J Evans argues that the extreme exponents of Postmodernism are Emperors with No Clothes.
Michael Bentley looks at the father of British historiography who was an eloquent and controversial opponent of teleology.
It is among the most commercial as well as maligned fields of history. Four distinguished scholars consider its value – and its future.
How the collapse of the world he knew and loved in 1914 later made the promising young scholar and diplomat into one of the most extraordinary and controvers
Eight historians discuss a subject which has strong claims to be regarded as the oldest form of history.