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good book for a history student
on 6 November 2003
Contrary to the previous review this book is a good book for undergraduate history students. Jordanova herself states in the prelimanaries of the book that she is not writing a normal book. She geared the book towards students and therefore will not have all of the accepted historical writing rules. The book is good for learning how history relates to other fields as well as what it is like to study history for a living. Do not buy this book if you want to source from it because it is not that kind of book. It is the kind of book a professor would use in a second year historiography course to get students to be interested in history without falling asleep.