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A Practical Guide to Studying History - Skills and Approaches | Tracey Loughran | Bloomsbury
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Subject: History
Curriculum: National UK
Language: English
Classoos code: 13137
Digitization: Live text
Published: 12/01/2017
ISBN: 9781472523426
Hardcopy ISBN: 9781472529985

A Practical Guide to Studying History - Skills and Approaches

Tracey Loughran

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A Practical Guide to Studying History is the perfect guide for students embarking on degree-level study. The book: - introduces students to the concepts of historical objectivity, frameworks and debate - explains the differences in aims, methods and audiences for different types of history - explores the relationship between the skills developed during a history undergraduate degree and the practice of professional history - helps students develop the practical skills required to read historical writing critically, write good essays, and participate in historical debates - includes study questions, further reading lists, text boxes, maps and illustrations The book incorporates case studies taken from a range of regions and periods, reflecting the varied nature of historical study at university, and helps students to understand history, and to practice it successfully: it is an indispensable guide to studying history.