A magnificent book, wise and timely (Tribune)
This is history used as its own best argument (Toronto Sun)
Swift and bracing (Independent 2010-04-23)
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Excellent account of the uses and abuses of history ....just what it says on the tin!!Published 25 days ago by Davidg
This is a well researched book written in an accessible style. The author presents an overview of how history's past is mined for political capital in todays world. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Patrick Mullane
Margaret Macmillan's book on the uses and abuses of history reminds the reader constantly of two important lessons (among others). Read morePublished 17 months ago by James
If you avoid any book then avoid this one.
I disliked the condescending style of the author, however I did appreciate that a third of the book are references which shortened... Read more