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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 18.95
History means many things to many people. But finding an answer to the question 'What is history?' is a task few feel equipped to answer. If you want to explore this tantalising subject, where do you start? What are the critical skills you need to begin to make sense of the past? The perfect introduction to this thought-provoking area, Jenkins' clear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 31.95
In this engaging sequel to Rethinking History , Keith Jenkins argues for a re-figuration of historical study. At the core of his survey lies the realization that objective and disinterested histories as well as historical 'truth' are unachievable. The past and questions about the nature of history remain interminably open to new and disobedient approaches.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 40.95
On `What is History?' provides a student introduction to contemporary historiographical debates. Carr and Elton are still the starting point for the vast majority of introductory courses on the nature of history. Building on his highly successful Rethinking History , Keith Jenkins explores in greater detail the influence of these key figures. He... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 40.95
Why History is an introduction to the issue of history and ethics. Designed to provoke discussion, the book asks whether a good knowledge and understanding of the past is a good thing to have and if so, why. In the context of postmodern times, Why History suggests that the goal of 'learning lessons from the past' is actually learning lessons from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
"Why bother with history? Keith Jenkins has an answer. He helps us re-think the "end of history", as signalled by postmodernity. Readers may disagree with him, but he never fails to provoke debate about the future of the past." Joanna Bourke, Professor of History, Birkbeck College Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
Written by some of the world?s leading historians and theorists of history, Manifestos for History draws together a series of manifestos that address the question of what kinds of histories we ought to be considering and making in and for the twenty-first century. With a foreword by Joanna Bourke and an afterword by Hayden White, these manifestos... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95
Strategic Business Analysis shows students how to carry out a strategic analysis of a business, with clear guidelines on where and how to apply the core strategic techniques and models that are the integral tools of strategic management. The authors identify the key questions in strategic analysis and provide an understandable framework for answering... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
This book provides an introduction to the government's Troubled Families Programme (TFP) and explores the fundamentals of this kind of approach in social work. In particular it looks at the initiative's origins, implications and effectiveness as well as troubled family approaches in a broader context. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 36.95
This book draws together a range of research and development initiatives that emphasise the importance of partnership working, and of enabling older people and their families to maintain the highest quality of life. The book investigates how research and development can be undertaken to provide better care for the resident and their family. more...