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The Resource Dangerous games : the uses and abuses of history, Margaret MacMillan

Dangerous games : the uses and abuses of history, Margaret MacMillan

Label
Dangerous games : the uses and abuses of history
Title
Dangerous games
Title remainder
the uses and abuses of history
Statement of responsibility
Margaret MacMillan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the ways in which history has been used to influence people and government, focusing on how reportage of past events has been manipulated to justify religious movements and political campaigns
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1943-
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MacMillan, Margaret
Dewey number
901
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Modern Library chronicles book
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  • History
  • Historiography
  • Decision making
  • History
Label
Dangerous games : the uses and abuses of history, Margaret MacMillan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published : The uses and abuses of history. Toronto : Viking Canada, 2008
  • Based on the Joanne Goodman lecture series of the University of Western Ontario
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-175) and index
Contents
The history craze -- History for comfort -- Who owns the past -- History and identity -- History and nationalism -- Presenting history's bill -- History wars -- History as a guide
Control code
ocn236338865
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xi, 188 p.
Isbn
9780679643586
System control number
(OCoLC)236338865
Label
Dangerous games : the uses and abuses of history, Margaret MacMillan
Publication
Note
  • Originally published : The uses and abuses of history. Toronto : Viking Canada, 2008
  • Based on the Joanne Goodman lecture series of the University of Western Ontario
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-175) and index
Contents
The history craze -- History for comfort -- Who owns the past -- History and identity -- History and nationalism -- Presenting history's bill -- History wars -- History as a guide
Control code
ocn236338865
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xi, 188 p.
Isbn
9780679643586
System control number
(OCoLC)236338865

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