Why Study History?

A guide for students of history—why study it, how to study it, where to study it, what it can do for your future work life, for your personal development, and for the public good. The book busts a lot of myths, offering practical advice based on an unparalleled understanding of how history is actually taught in schools and universities.

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About this item

Weight 0.32 kg
Dimensions 21.6 × 13.8 × 1.91 cm
Author/s

Marcus Collins and Peter N. Stearns

ISBN

9781913019044

Released

2020

Publisher

London Publishing Partnership

Length

224 pages

Audience

general, students, teachers

Format

print book

Studying any subject at degree level is an investment in the future that involves significant cost. Now more than ever, students and their parents need to weigh up the potential benefits of university courses. That’s where the Why Study series comes in. This series of books, aimed at students, parents and teachers, explains in practical terms the range and scope of an academic subject at university level and where it can lead in terms of careers or further study. Each book tries to both enthuse the reader about its subject and answer the crucial questions that a college prospectus does not. This volume is for students and potential students of history—it answers the question why study history, how to study it, where to study it, what it can do for you in your future work life, for your personal development, and for the public good. This short guide busts a lot of myths and offers practical advice based on an unparalleled understanding of how history is actually taught on both sides of the Atlantic, in schools and universities.