In Defence of History

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Granta Books, 1997 - Filosofía de la historia - 307 pages
'His book is a rare intellectual achievement, speaking lucidly both to historians and the general reader.' Independent ..'Evans hits his target. His outspoken and courageous book deserves to be essential reading for coming generations.' New Statesman ..'This is a wise and sensible book, which should be read by anyone who cares about the past and the way we think and write about it.' David Cannadine (Independent on Sunday Books of the Year, 1998)

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A lucid, muscular, and often sly reflection on the nature of historical knowledge by an experienced practicing historian. It is difficult to imagine a stronger or more convincing case than Evans's for ... Read full review

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Evans (history, Cambridge Univ.) defends traditional history against the onslaught of postmodernist theories, which hold that ultimate historical truth is not only unattainable but does not exist. In ... Read full review

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