The Gateway to History
by Allan Nevins
In this book one of America's most distinguished historians defines the scope and variety of his field and outlines his views on history's objectives both as a science and as an art. Professor Nevins has expanded & revised the original text of 1937 & offers stimulating insight into historians' methods of interpreting and presenting the past from the brilliance of T...more
Paperback, 440 pages
Published 1962 by Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company
(first published 1938)
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Allan Nevins was an American historian and journalist, renowned for his extensive work on the history of the Civil War and his biographies of such figures as President Grover Cleveland, Hamilton Fish, Henry Ford, and John D. Rockefeller.More about Allan Nevins...