This book, originally published in 1963, discusses the place of history in education and general culture, methods of teaching and how to tackle reading. It deals with problems that are among the most pressing intellectual issues of the twentieth century as well as being a practical handbook, on how to read history.
1. What is the Use of History? 2. The Pleasures of History 3. What History is About 4. History as Science and Art 5. Historical Thinking 6. History and Education 7. History and Culture 8. How to Teach Yourself History