In this volume, English historian Richard Evans offers a defence of the importance of his craft. At a time of deep scepticism about our ability to learn anything from the past, even to recapture any serious sense of past cultures and ways of life, Evans shows us why history is both possible and necessary. His demolition of the wilder claims of post-modern historians, who deny the possibility of any realistic grasp of history, seeks to be witty and well-balanced. He takes us into the historians' workshop to show us just how ...

In Defence of History 2001, Granta Books, London

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In Defence of History 1998, Granta Books, London

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In Defence of History 1997, Granta Books (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781862070684

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