Modern British History: A Guide to Study and Research (International Library of Historical Studies)

Modern British History: A Guide to Study and Research (International Library of Historical Studies)

By: Anthony Gorst (author), L. J. Butler (author)Paperback

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This text provides practical research methods and a survey of the state of historical research on 20th-century British history. It covers both methodology (from locating and working with primary sources) and major themes including political, diplomatic and economic history.

About Author

L.J. Butler is Reader in Contemporary British History at University of East Anglia and the author of several books on modern British history including Modern British History: A Guide to Study and Research (I.B.Tauris). Anthony Gorst is Principal Lecturer in History at the University of Westminster. His publications include: The Suez Crisis (with Lewis Johnman) and Whitehall and the Suez Crisis (with Saul Kelly eds.).

Contents

Part 1 Methodology: historical writing, Denis Judd; public records, L.J. Butler; non-public records, Elizabeth Shepherd; libraries, Donald Munro; visual sources, Diane Atkinson; research databases, Peter Denley; managing and funding research, Peter Beck. Part 2 Themes: political history, Robert Pearce; diplomatic history, Anne Lane; military history, Ian Beckett; imperial history, Robert Pearce; social history, John Stevenson; gender history, Helen Jones; media history, Paddy Scannell; economic history, Jim Tomlinson; business history, John Armstrong.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860642081
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781860642081
  • ISBN10: 186064208X

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