History, Policy and Public Purpose: Historians and Historical Thinking in Government (2016)

Alix R. Green This book takes a fresh look at the connection between history and policy, proposing that historians rediscover a sense of ‘public purpose’ that can embrace political decision-making – and also enhance historical practice. Making policy is a complex and messy affair, calling on many different forms of expertise and historians have oftenContinue reading “History, Policy and Public Purpose: Historians and Historical Thinking in Government (2016)”