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What was History?: The Art of History in Early Modern Europe Hardcover – 1 Mar 2007

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'What was History? exhibits all [Grafton's] customary virtues of wit, learning, and literary sprightliness.' The New York Review

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One of the world's leading cultural historians explores the numerous treatises on how to read and write history that appeared throughout early modern Europe. What Was History? is based on the Trevelyan Lectures of 2005, and is a deliberate evocation of E. H. Carr's celebrated Trevelyan Lectures on What Is History?

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