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In Defence of History (Degrees)

“Society doesn’t need any more 21-year-old sixth century historians.” So said the Vice...
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Political Ideology: Conservatism. Revision.

Revision prompts for A Level Government and Politics Students studying Ideology:...
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Using Orwell to teach good historical writing

In a 1946 piece for the magazine Horizon, the writer George Orwell (the pen name of Eric Blair)...
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The growth of London between 1500 and 1700

"Explain the growth of London between 1500 and 1700 and assess its effects on the society and...

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  • Using Orwell to teach good historical writing Editor's Pick

    Phil Child A-level History Tutor (Bournemouth) Picture In a 1946 piece for the magazine Horizon, the writer George Orwell (the pen name of Eric Blair) suggested that 'the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.' He was arguing against a rise in what he saw as 'bad English', characterised by 'pretentious diction'...
  • Interdisciplinary Study and History

    Isabella Steel A-level History Tutor (South West London) Picture In his famous work ‘In Defence of History’, R.J. Evans discusses the fragmentation of history as a discipline, and the spawning of sub-disciplines that claim to be more real than the original. He writes how social and economic historians, for example, ‘claim that their own specialism...
  • learning all about modern warfare..

    Pete Goodland A-level History Tutor (Sheffield) Picture This particular IGCSE unit was fascinating. All the more so given that I knew little of the subject and suggested to the students we do the League of Nations, the Cold War or something I actually knew something about! Still, I'm never one to shirk a challenge, so onwards and upwards it was -...

 

  • Was the UK's exit from the EU inevitable?

    John Lewis A-level History Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture David Cameron's decision to hold a referendum on the future of Britain in the EU had more to do with his authority within the Conservative Party than over anything to do with the national interest. The fact that Nigel Farage and the Tory Right were able to goad him into such a car crash decision...
  • The Key to Writing a Good History Essay.

    Dr Janet Rose A-level History Tutor (Bath) Picture If there is one key thing that you must do to get a good mark in an AS or A-level history essay, it is to answer the question.  It sounds easy, doesn’t it? And yet any history teacher or examiner will tell you that they have been forced to award low marks to essays that fail to address the...
  • In Defence of History (Degrees) Editor's Pick

    Will Sharp A-level History Tutor (South East London) Picture “Society doesn’t need any more 21-year-old sixth century historians.” So said the Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast two months ago, one of the latest high-profile voices to condemn History as an essentially ‘pointless’ degree. In doing so, he joins the likes of entrepreneur Kevin...