Niall Ferguson certainly thinks so, but will following his lead be detrimental to the teaching of history in schools today?
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Manchester’s Dr. Chris Godden reveals his life long relationship with economic history, and the crucial importance of its study.
Dr. Max Jones is a senior lecturer in Modern History at the University of Manchester. His research and teaching focuses primarily on nineteenth- and twentieth-century British history, with particular interest, among others, in heroism, gender and masculinity; monarchy, empire and national identity; and exploration and technology. We interviewed Max to uncover what history means to him.