Carr, Edward Hallett. What Is History?

Edward Hallett Carr

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Carr, Edward Hallett. What Is History?

London: Macmillan & Co., 1961. Hardback 8vo; first edition. 155pp. Green cloth; gilt lettering to spine; pale blue dust jacket with maroon lettering. Condition: Very good. Head and tail of spine bumped; light shelf wear to edges and corners; bookshop stamp to lower right portion of ffep; light penciled numbers to front endpapers. Dust jacket condition: Very good. Spine and edges toned; head and tail of spine bumped. $100

Intended as an introduction to the theory of history, the George Macaulay Trevelyan lectures were delivered at the University of Cambridge from January to March, 1961. Subsequently printed as What is History?, they became recognized as a key text in the field of historiography.

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