Počet strán: 396 Väzba: mäkká, brožovaná EAN: 9780415285926 Jazyk: anglický Pôvodný názov: The Use and Abuse of History ISBN: 0-415-28592-5 Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2005 Rok vydania originálu: 1981 Vydavateľstvo:Routledge Rozmery: 3 cm x 12,8 cm x 19,8 cm
The Use and Abuse of Historyhttp://www.pantarhei.sk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/250x361/040ec09b1e35df139433887a97daa66f/t/h/the-use-and-abuse-of-history.jpgISBN:0-415-28592-5
Use and Abuse of History has become a key text of current historiography, this is a book that poses fundamental and disturbing questions about the use and abuse of history. Engaging and challenging, this book confronts the reader with the many 'histories' that exist and have existed around the world, from the Zulu kingdoms to Communist China. This title has now been extensively revised by Marc Ferro, a well respected historian, and presents the different narratives that constitute the histories of countries as diverse as India, Iran, Trinidad and the United States makes for fascinating reading in their own right. What makes this book so valuable, though, is what these narratives tell us about the societies which create them â€“ how much is history distorted in order to condition the minds of those who are taught it? Use and Abuse of History appeals toÂ anyone with a general interested in history.