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  • Medieval History For Dummiesby Stephen Batchelor

    Wiley 2010; US$ 15.99

    Is your knowledge of The Crusades less than tip-top? Maybe you're curious about Columbus, or you're desperate to read about the Black Death in all its gory detail? Whatever your starting point, this expert guide has it all - from kings, knights and anti-Popes, to invasion, famine, the Magna Carta and Joan of Arc (and a few rebellious peasants thrown... more...

  • IB 20th Century World Historyby Martin Cannon; Alexis Mamaux; Michael Miller

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    Using a comparative approach and emphasising source evaluation skills, this course book will help students learn content and approaches that are particular to the IB syllabus. Included are the three prescribed subjects with a wealth of source material to help students understand information from different perspectives and from different time periods.... more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Historyby Leopold von Ranke; Georg G. Iggers

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Leopold von Ranke, who was born in 1795, is considered to be one of the founders of the modern practice of writing history. This collection of his writings, edited and introduced by Georg G. Iggers, was first published in 1973 and remains the leading collection of Ranke?s writings in the English language. Now updated with the needs of current... more...

  • The History of Chivalryby G. P. R. James

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, the term "chivalry" has come to refer to small acts of kindness typically performed by a man toward a woman, such as opening a car door or offering up one's coat on a chilly evening. But in the medieval period, chivalry was a complex code of behavior that governed virtually every aspect of life. In this comprehensive volume, historical... more...

  • The Europeanisation of Contested Statehoodby Dr George Kyris

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The Europeanisation of Contested Statehood: The EU in northern Cyprus acts as a case study of the impact of the EU on institutions, political parties and civil society in 'contested states?, self-declared states which remain unrecognised in world politics. Research drawn from qualitative analysis of official documents, public discourse and interviews... more...

  • Clio's Battlesby Jeremy M. Black

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...

  • Netzwerke der Kulturdiplomatieby Romain Faure

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    Can history textbooks contribute to rapprochement between the peoples of Europe? After 1945, this question was answered affirmatively in many places, and this led to extensive international discussion about school textbooks. In his study, Romain Faure offers the first systematic investigation of international schoolbook revision in Europe... more...

  • Is History Fiction?by Ann Curthoys; John Docker

    University of NSW Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is – and might be – written. It traces History’s... more...

  • The Rise of Historical Criticismby Oscar Wilde

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    The Rise of Historical Criticism, published in complete form in 1908, is a mature essay by Oscar Wilde, evaluating the history and current state of criticism. The writer goes back in history and tries to remould the art of criticism with allusions to various critics, genres, and periods. Filled with wit and sublimity, the essay is a comprehensive piece... more...

  • The Euro-Mediterranean Partnershipby Markus Hahn

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 40.37

    In 1995, the EU 15 and twelve Mediterranean states concluded the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. This agreement involves cooperation in political, economic and cultural matters. It aims at creating a common area of peace, stability and prosperity. This study discusses the concept of the EU as a 'normative' actor and questions its validity. In doing... more...