History: Why It Matters

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We justify our actions in the present through our understanding of the past. But we live in a time when politicians lie brazenly about historical facts and meddle with the content of history books, while media differ wildly in their reporting of the same event. Frequently, new discoveries force us to re-evaluate everything we thought we knew about the past. So how can any certainty about history be established, and why does it matter? Lynn Hunt shows why the search for truth about the past, as a continual process of ...

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1509525548

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History: Why It Matters
2018, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781509525546

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History: Why It Matters
2018, Polity Press, Oxford

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