How imaginative should historians be?

Professor Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart about archival research and the importance of source material

In this edition of Black’s History Week, Professor Jeremy Black, author of Clio’s Battles: Historiography in Practice and Contesting History talks to The Critic‘s political editor, Graham Stewart, about archival research and whether the enthusiasm for reinterpreting the past as a means of influencing current controversies encourages historians to stray too far away from the available source material.

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