Macaulay, a man of one characteristically forceful style, wrote in many genres: the long periodical review essay, the political position paper, poetry, and as a very successful historian. See the sitemaps for political history and social history for more examples of Macaulay’s historical writing.
- Macaulay on detail in historiography
- Superiority of Modern Historians and His Description of an Ideal One
- John Clive on Macaulay's Character as an Historian
- Macaulay's apparently random anecdotes, illustrations, and allusions to reinforce his major theme
- Macaulay as historian — the example of his description of the Puritan New Model Army
Macaulay’s Judgments of Earlier Historians
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