Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 December 2013

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719091308

Bookseller Code (06)

Contemporary history on trial

Europe since 1989 and the role of the expert historian

Harriet Jones, Kjell Ostberg, and Nico Randeraad

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Contemporary history in a truly comparative European perspective
  • Looks at major controversies in recent European history, such as the Srebrenica killings, Bloody Sunday and the Algerian War
  • A new role for the historian: the historian as expert, in the courtroom, in the media, on commissions, as advisers
  • Looks at new ways of "public use" of history