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Truth in History

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674910263

Publication Date: 01/01/1979

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  • Preface: The Abuses of History
  • Personal Reflections on a Calling
    • 1. A Discipline in Crisis
    • 2. Living in a Valley
  • The Central Themes of American History
    • 3. A History of American History
    • 4. Theories of Historical Interpretation
    • 5. Historical Criticism
    • 6. An Instance of Criticism
  • Dealing with the Evidence
    • 7. How to Read a Word
    • 8. How to Count a Number
    • 9. Seeing and Hearing
    • 10. History in a World of Knowledge
  • Persistent Themes and Hard Facts
    • 11. Political Theory and Popular Thought
    • 12. Man and Magic
    • 13. Good Guys and Bad
    • 14. The Two-Party System
  • The Uses of History
    • 15. The Diet of a Ravenous Public
    • 16. Ethnicity and the New History
    • 17. The Uses of History
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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