What is history and why should we study it? Is there such a thing
as historical truth? Is history a science? One of the most
accomplished historians at work today, John Lewis Gaddis, answers
these and other questions in this short, witty, and humane book.
The Landscape of History provides a searching look at the
historian's craft, as well as a strong argument for why a
historical consciousness should matter to us today.
Gaddis points out that while... more...