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"What is History?"
A review of E.H. Carr's "What is History?".
# 124272 | 1,250 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (General)

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A book review of E.H. Carr's history book, "What is History?". The paper compares this book to other history books.

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""What is History" seems like a rhetorical question, but in E.H. Carr's controversial answer, it foreshadows the postmodernist historicist and literary theories that took academics by surprise back in the aseminal year for European notions, especially in the United States. Foucault, Derrida Lacan and a dozen other new historicist and neo-Marxist theorists subscribed to Carr's strategy, that history should serve political objectives. Historians generally, right to left, objected. Some argue as Allan Munslow does, in a reappraisal of Carr's work, that far too..."

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