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Truth in history

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  • Auteur: Handlin, Oscar
    Date:
    Created
    1998
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    Copyrighted
    1979
    Contents:
    • Preface: The abuses of history
    • PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON A CALLING: A discipline in crisis
    • Living in a valley
    • THE CENTRAL THEMES OF AMERICAN HISTORY: A history of American history
    • Theories of historical interpretation
    • Historical criticism
    • An instance of criticism
    • DEALING WITH THE EVIDENCE: How to read a word
    • How to count a number
    • Seeing and hearing
    • History in a world of knowledge
    • PERSISTENT THEMES AND HARD FACTS: Political theory and popular thought
    • Man and magic
    • Good guys and bad
    • The two-party system
    • THE USES OF HISTORY: The diet of a ravenous public
    • Ethnicity and the new history
    • The uses of history
    • Acknowledgments.
    Éditeur original: Transaction Pub.
    Langue(s): English