Suzannah Lipscomb (Author) Professor Suzannah Lipscomb is an award-winning historian, author, and broadcaster. She is Professor of History at the University of Roehampton, a Fellow of the Royal Historical History, and a columnist for History Today. She is the author of five books on the sixteenth century and has written and hosted over 40 hours of historical documentaries for TV.
What is History, Now? demonstrates how our constructs of the past are woven into our modern world and culture, and offers us an illuminating handbook to understanding this dynamic and shape-shifting subject. A thought-provoking, insightful and necessary re-examination of the subject for all students and lovers of history, which brings the past into the present * Hallie Rubenhold, author of The Five * The importance of history is becoming more evident every day, and this humane book is an essential navigation tool. Urgent and utterly compelling * Sathnam Sanghera, author of Empireland * Important and exciting * Kate Williams, author of Rival Queens * THE history book for now. This is why and how historians do what they do. And why they need to. * Dan Snow *