The Pursuit of History
The essential introduction to the practice of history - revised with new features to ensure it is even more popular with students.
Tosh is consistently the best-selling Longman History textbook.
The last 3 editions have achieved total sales of over 83,000 copies.
The use of photos of significant people and events help make the text more lively.
New layout and design enables readers to understand themes more quickly.
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Chapter 1. Historical awareness
Chapter 2. The uses of history
Chapter 3. Mapping the field
Chapter 4. The raw materials
Chapter 5. Using the sources
Chapter 6. Writing and interpretation
Chapter 7. The limits of historical knowledge
Chapter 8. History and social theory
Chapter 9. Cultural evidence and the cultural turn
Chapter 10. Gender history and postcolonial history
Chapter 11. Memory and the spoken word