Judging a book by it’s cover? @timeshighered

Jeremy Black is making a stand against the grandiose claims made by far too many blurbs on the back of academic books Errors in students’ exam answers have attracted wry reflection on the pages of┬áTimes Higher Education┬árecently. However, they are as nothing compared with the misleading character of all too many of the pithy commendations that appear on the back of academic books. In the case of my subject, history, there is a particular problem Continue Reading →