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Historical Study & Educational Resources
  • Author:
    John Vincent
  • ISBN:
    1585678627
  • ISBN13:
    978-1585678624
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  • Publisher:
    Overlook Books (October 31, 2006)
  • Pages:
    192 pages
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    Historical Study & Educational Resources
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Start by marking An Intelligent Person's Guide to History as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. John Vincent's comprehensive examination of the evolution of history as a discipline and its underlying philosophy is essential reading for anyone interested in the history they were never taught in the classroom.

John Russell Vincent (born 20 December 1937) is a British historian and a former Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. Vincent was educated at Bedales School and Christ's College, Cambridge.

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A polemical introduction to history by one of the most controversial practitioners working today A guide by one of Britain's most compelling and controversial historians. John Vincent has often been accused of political incorrectness, but never in his writing of history, where his work has been rightly praised for its 'verve, excitement, wit and original thought'. In this sometimes contentious study, Professor Vincent goes to the very heart of the complex issues raised by the subject

John Vincent has been Professor of History at the University of Bristol since 1970.

John Vincent has been Professor of History at the University of Bristol since 1970. Among his many influential publications are The Foundation of the Liberal Party (1966), Gladstone and Ireland (1979) and a masterly short biography of Disraeli (1990). He is also widely known as a journalist and controversialist.

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An Intelligent Person's Guide to History, John Vincent. John Vincent has often been accused of political incorrectness in his writings about history

An Intelligent Person's Guide to History, John Vincent. John Vincent has often been accused of political incorrectness in his writings about history. In this controversial study of history, Professor Vincent goes to the very heart of the complex issues raised by the subject.

Are you sure you want to remove An intelligent person's guide to history from your list? An intelligent person's guide to history. Rev. and expanded ed. by John Russell Vincent, J. Vincent. Published 1996 by Duckworth in London. History, Philosophy, Historiography, History: theory & methods, History - General History. He was Professor of Modern History, and later History, at the University of Bristol from 1970 until his retirement when he became Visiting Professor at the University of East Anglia.

In his book on historiography, An Intelligent Person"s Guide to History, Vincent notes that if we went solely by the .

In his book on historiography, An Intelligent Person"s Guide to History, Vincent notes that if we went solely by the documentary standards most prized by modern historians nothing would be more historically certain than that there were witches in the Middle Ages, given that we have a large volume of solemnly sworn testimony in original documents. The Bioinorganic Chemistry of Chromium: From Biochemistry to Environmental Toxicology by John Vincent (2012-11-09). PRJ4Y/?tag prabook0b-20.

A critically-acclaimed guide by one of Britain's most compelling and controversial historians. John Vincent has often been accused of political incorrectness, but never in his writing of history, where his work has been rightly praised for its oeverve, excitement, wit and original thought... In this sometimes contentious study, Professor Vincent goes to the very heart of the complex issues raised by the subject. An Intelligent Person's Guide to History provides a comprehensive examination of the philosophy and evolution of history. It explores the nature of historical evidence, meaning and imagination, together with morality, causality, bias and hindsight. This is a controversial work, packed with ideas. Penetrating, incisive and provocative, it will prove both a vital text for the scholar and a stimulating guide for the general reader. This revised paperback edition includes an account by the author of the critical reception that greeted the book's original publication, and the controversy that it generated.