The Purpose Of The Past

The Purpose Of The Past

Reflections On The Uses Of History

Unknown - 2011
Rate this:
While the nature of memory is constant, the nature of history has changed radically over the past forty years. In this book the author examines this sea change in his field through consideration of some of its most important historians and their works. Along the way, he offers wonderful insight into what great historians do, how they can stumble, and what strains of thought have dominated the marketplace of ideas in historical scholarship. The result is a history of American history--and an argument for its ongoing necessity.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2011, 2008
ISBN: 9781433242137
1433242133
Branch Call Number: Web Access
Characteristics: 1 sound file (ca. 11 hr.) :,digital

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at CML.

Try searching for The Purpose Of The Past to see if CML owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top