What is History, Now? demonstrates how our constructs of the past are woven into our modern world and culture, and offers us an illuminating handbook to understanding this dynamic and shape-shifting subject. A thought-provoking, insightful and necessary re-examination of the subject for all students and lovers of history, which brings the past into the present
The importance of history is becoming more evident every day, and this humane book is an essential navigation tool. Urgent and utterly compelling
Important and exciting
THE history book for now. This is why and how historians do what they do. And why they need to.
Chiswick Book Festival
12th Sep 2021 2:00 pm
On the 60th anniversary of EH Carr's influential book What is History?, historian Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Julia Wheeler about What is History Now?, addressing how we interpret history today, including the history of faith, disability and racism. Chiswick Playhouse, Bath Road, £8