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Contemporary history : practice and method

Author: Anthony Seldon
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The aim of this book is to question the reliability of source material taken from the press of interviews, private papers or statistical surveys, and assess how it should be used when writing  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Seldon
ISBN: 0631160930 9780631160939 0631160922 9780631160922
OCLC Number: 17649280
Description: vi, 178 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface. --
Part I: Sources and methodology. 1. Interviews / Anthony Seldon. 2. The press and broadcasting / Peter Hennessy. 3. Books and journals / John Barnes. 4. Surveys and opinion polls / Tom Nossiter. 5. Public records / Nicolas Cox. 6. Private papers / Angela Raspin. 7. Parliamentary sources / Dermot Englefield. --
Part II: The theatre of contemporary history. 8. Contemporary history in the modern world: Europe. Britain / Anthony Seldon. The Federal Republic of Germany / Norbert Frei. France / Franc̦ois Bédarida. Italy / Gaetano Grassi. 9. Contemporary history in the modern world: the United States / Gillian Peele. 10. Contemporary history in the classical world / A.J. Woodman. 11. The role of biography / Nigel Hamilton. List of contributors. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Seldon.

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