Why Bother with History?
Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Motivations
Table of Contents
1. History for History's Sake. 2. History and Historical Examples. 3. History and Psychology. Identity: Memory and Forgetting; Meaning and Purpose. 4. History, Politics and Power. 5. History and Religion. 6. History and Education.
7. Postmodernism, History, and Values. 8. Postmodern History and the Future.
Beverley Southgate is Reader Emeritus, University of Hertfordshire. His many publications include History- What and Why? (1996).