Historiography

Why Study the Past?

History can teach, inspire, warn, include and exclude; its uses change to fit the present moment.

The Forging of a Communist

The historian Eric Hobsbawm kept faith with the Marxist orthodoxies of his youth even after the Soviet invasions of Hungary in 1956, of Czechoslovakia in 1968 and the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Why?

History has a History

Historiography is one of the essential tools for unlocking the past. Without it, history is a bloodless pursuit.