The purpose of writing this book is to provoke thought in history and its relationship with other subjects both for the College and University students. This book describes the nature of history and its place in modern society. This book also points out the basic unity of purpose shared by historical writers, despite their difference of opinions. It also analyses the relationships between history and the natural and social sciences and the problems of historical research and writing is exhaustively dealt with. It also explains how good history can be written and the views of famous historians and historical debates are presented with a few references and themes.
About the Author:
DR. G.KUPPURAM is the recipient of citation plate and momento awarded by the Government of Tamilnadu and the Indian Chamber of Commerce at the Vth World Tamil Conference, held at Madurai in January 1981. He is also the recipient of the 1986 National Young Scientist Award. He is engaged with an UNESCO project on 'Child Education, Curriculum Development and School Management Techniques'. Besides, he is also involved in several team projects with the United Nations Environment Programme, Bangkok, and International Council of Monuments and Sites, paris.