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Biography and history

Author: Barbara Caine
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Theory and history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biography is the oldest way of writing about historical events, and the most popular. Looking at the complex relationship between the discipline of history and the writing of lives, Biography and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Caine
ISBN: 9781403987266 1403987262 9781403987259 1403987254
OCLC Number: 318872941
Description: vii, 152 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Historians and the question of biography --
A history of biography --
Collective biography --
Auto/biography and life writing --
Interpreting and constructing lives --
Changing biographical practices.
Series Title: Theory and history.
Responsibility: Barbara Caine.

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