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Why Study History?Publisher: London Publishing Partnership Length: 224pp Item number: 9919 ISBN: 9781913019044 AU $37.50 (incl GST)
Studying any subject at degree level is an investment in the future that involves significant cost. Now more than ever, students and their parents need to weigh up the potential benefits of university courses. That's where the Why Study series comes in. This series of books, aimed at students, parents and teachers, explains in practical terms the range and scope of an academic subject at university level and where it can lead in terms of careers or further study. Each book tries to both enthuse the reader about its subject and answer the crucial questions that a college prospectus does not. This volume is for students and potential students of history—it answers the question why study history, how to study it, where to study it, what it can do for you in your future work life, for your personal development, and for the public good. This short guide busts a lot of myths and offers practical advice based on an unparalleled understanding of how history is actually taught on both sides of the Atlantic, in schools and universities.