Is History Fiction?: 2nd Edition

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The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is - and might be - written. It traces History's double...

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Ann Curthoys is Manning Clark Professor of History at the Australian National University. John Docker is Adjunct Senior Research Fellow of the Australian National University's Humanities Research Centre.

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