1 edition of The uses of history found in the catalog.
The uses of history
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Alexander Dallin ; edited by Gail W. Lapidus|
|Contributions||Lapidus, Gail Warshofsky|
|LC Classifications||DK246 .D26 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 271 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||271|
|LC Control Number||2009024649|
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History that lays the foundation for genuine citizenship returns, in one sense, to the essential uses of the study of the past. History provides data about the emergence of national institutions, problems, and values—it's the only significant storehouse of such data available.
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