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The future of history

Author: John Lukacs
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflects upon the discipline of history, claiming that the writing and teaching of history in higher education is in decline, and explores ways in which the future of the discipline can thrive.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Lukacs
ISBN: 9780300169560 0300169566 9780300181692 0300181698
OCLC Number: 670481478
Description: ix, 177 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Historianship --
Problems for the profession --
Appetite for history --
Re-cognition of history as literature --
History and the novel --
Future of the profession --
Tradition, inheritance, and imagination.
Responsibility: John Lukacs.

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Traces a decline in history teaching throughout higher education, matched by a corresponding reduction in the number of history students. This title explores the critical relationships between  Read more...

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"In the dark world here depicted, we see Lukacs's own bright form, in his irresistibly human prose."-Timothy Snyder, Historically Speaking -- Timothy Snyder Historically Speaking "Practicing Read more...

 
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