The Historians' Paradox: The Study of History in Our Time

By: Hoffer, Peter

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CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . . . . . . Table of Contents: * INTRODUCTION: Why History Is Impossible, Yet Necessary All the Same -- 1.) It Would Be Logical to Assume -- 2.) What's Wrong with This Argument? -- 3.) Historians and the Loaded Question -- 4.) Cause for Alarm -- 5.) One of Us Is Lying -- 6.) The Politics of History and History in Politics -- 7.) Historians in the Marketplace -- 8.) Uncertainties -- 9.) Historians Confront the Problem of Evil -- * Conclusion: A Bridge to the Past -- * Glossary -- * A Very Brief Bibliographical Essay -- * Index. . . . . . . . . . . The Historians Paradox can be read with profit by practitioners and graduate students because it is more insightful, better balanced, and more concise then most recent books on the nature of the historical enterprise. -- The Journal of American History

Title: The Historians' Paradox: The Study of History in Our Time

Author Name: Hoffer, Peter

Categories: History,

Publisher: NYU Press: November 2008

ISBN Number: 0814737145

ISBN Number 13: 9780814737149

Size: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Like New

Jacket Condition: Fine

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