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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00
This book explores the lives, careers, and social and political activism of a diverse group of women historians in Ireland, contributing to the study of the Irish historical tradition and the study of women historians in an international context. It addresses debates about gender and history, modern Irish historiography and Irish women's history. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
?It ain?t so much the things we don?t know that get us into trouble,nineteenth-century humorist Josh Billings remarked. ?It?s the things we know that just ain?t so.? In this bold and brilliantly argued book, acclaimed author and talk-radio host Michael Medved zeroes in on ten of the biggest fallacies that millions of Americans believe about our... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
Guess what? The Indians didn?t save the Pilgrims from starvation by teaching them to grow corn. Thomas Jefferson thought states? rights?an idea reviled today?were even more important than the Constitution?s checks and balances. The ?Wild? West was more peaceful and a lot safer than most modern cities. And the biggest scandal of the Clinton years didn?t... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
Over the last forty years, history textbooks have become more and more politically correct and distorted about our country?s past, argues professor Larry Schweikart. The result, he says, is that students graduate from high school and even college with twisted beliefs about economics, foreign policy, war, religion, race relations, and many other subjects.... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
The appearance in 1964 of AHM Jones' "The Later Roman Empire 284-602: A Social, Economic, and Administrative Survey" transformed the study of the Late Antique world. This volume reassess the impact of Jones' great work, the influences that shaped his scholarship, and the legacy he left for later generations. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2008; US$ 28.95
In Abolitionists Remember , Julie Roy Jeffrey illuminates a second, little-noted antislavery struggle as abolitionists in the postwar period attempted to counter the nation's growing inclination to forget why the war was fought, what slavery was really like, and why the abolitionist cause was so important. In the rush to mend fences after the Civil... more...
- HarperCollins 2006; US$ 10.99
Alexis de Tocqueville was among the first foreigners to recognize and trumpet the grandness of the American project. His two-volume classic, Democracy in America , published in 1835, not only offered a vivid account of what was then a new nation but famously predicted what that nation would become. His startling prescience, as well as the endurance... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 26.95
Along the Archival Grain offers a unique methodological and analytic opening to the affective registers of imperial governance and the political content of archival forms. In a series of nuanced mediations on the nature of colonial documents from the nineteenth-century Netherlands Indies, Ann Laura Stoler identifies the social epistemologies that... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 34.95
American History Now collects eighteen original historiographic essays that survey recent scholarship in American history and trace the shifting lines of interpretation and debate in the field. Building on the legacy of two previous editions of The New American History , this volume presents an entirely new group of contributors and a reconceptualized... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 35.00
Forty years after Clark Kerr coined the term multiversity, the American research university has continued to evolve into a complex force for social and economic good. This volume provides a unique opportunity to explore the current state of the research university system. Charles M. Vest, one of the leading advocates for autonomy for American higher... more...