A number of eminent historians discuss what is history and how is a national history constructed.
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Four historians consider the most fundamental question of all, one famously posed by E.H. Carr almost 60 years ago.
Fiona Kisby provides practical help for those preparing for the challenging History AEA.
In the continuing series 'What is...history?' eight historians define political history - an area sometimes regarded as 'narrow', 'elitist' or simply 'dull',
Trevor Fisher examines the ongoing debate over how history is taught in the classroom.
The importance of teaching history to younger children and the risks of its removal as a key subject from the primary curriculum
In defending the study of history, Richard J Evans argues that the extreme exponents of Postmodernism are Emperors with No Clothes.
‘History seems to have little influence on many of our rulers.’
Lev Anninskiy describes his encounters with censored and uncensored history in Soviet Russia.
It is among the most commercial as well as maligned fields of history. Four distinguished scholars consider its value – and its future.
Daniel Snowman introduces our new anthology, published later this month by Sutton Publishers.
Michael Bentley looks at the father of British historiography who was an eloquent and controversial opponent of teleology.
Frank McDonough looks at the old question of whether history is made by great individuals or impersonal forces.
A new form of antiquarianism? Celebrating experience at the expense of analysis? The sort of history Socialists write?
Daniel Snowman meets the historian of ‘Martin Guerre’.
As our 60th anniversary year nears its conclusion we asked distinguished historians to choose their favourite works of history produced in the last 60 years
Paul Dukes surveys how historians of 1900 viewed their pasts and the prospects of the 20th century.
Victoria Schofield surveys the land Columbus did not visit and finds societies on the move.
Historians ask what constitutes the history of the developing world.
Eight historians discuss a subject which has strong claims to be regarded as the oldest form of history.