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History : a very short introduction

Author: John Arnold
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Very short introductions.
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This essay about how we study and understand history invites us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history, and explores the ways these questions have been answered in the past.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Arnold, John, 1969-
History.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99057694
(OCoLC)42882934
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Arnold
ISBN: 9780191540189 0191540188 0585486204 9780585486208 9780191606373 0191606375
OCLC Number: 53971494
Description: 1 online resource (137 pages) : illustrations, 1 map.
Contents: 1. Questions about murder and history --
2. From the tails of dolphins to the tower of politics --
3. 'How it really was': truth, archives, and the love of old things --
4. Voices and silences --
5. Journeys of a thousand miles --
6. The killing of cats; or, is the past a foreign country? --
7. The telling of truth.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: John H. Arnold.
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