History, policy and public purpose : historians and historical thinking in government
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History, policy and public purpose : historians and historical thinking in government / Alix R. Green.
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Table of Contents:
- Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1: Introduction; Notes; Chapter 2: Integrity, Advocacy and the Public Purpose of Scholarship; Negotiating a Public Purpose; Methodological Merit; Moral Meaning; Intellectual Inspiration; The Advocacy Challenge; Answering the 'So What?' Question: The Implications of a Public Scholarship Approach; Notes; Chapter 3: Historians on the Inside: Thinking with History in Policy; A History Gap?; The Affinity of History and Policy; The 'History Office' and Other Models; Historians in the Mix; Notes; Chapter 4: The Historian's Toolkit; Patterning Time
- Weaving Context; Analysing Relations; Integrating Evidence; Engaging Audiences; Notes; Chapter 5: Disciplinary Training and Public Purpose in University History Teaching; The Purposes of Teaching; Foregrounding Analysis; Assessing Historical Thinking; The Limits of Specialisation; Notes; Chapter 6: Conclusions: Towards a History with Public Purpose; Past Experiments and Present Challenges; Towards Some Principles for History in Policy; The Collective Endeavour; Notes; Bibliography; Index