James Madison University Adopts Historiography Book Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History by Margaret MacMillan
In Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History, the acclaimed author of Paris 1919 and Nixon and Mao reveals lessons and insights from a lifetime of writing and teaching history, about how we live our lives as individuals and nations.
Dangerous Games has been selected at James Madison University for course Twentieth Century World History.
“Reminds readers that history matters…. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the importance of correctly understanding the past.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“MacMillan deftly maneuvers through time [in this] wide-ranging and provocative testament to transparency as the best historical education.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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