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- Wochenschau Verlag 2015; Not Available
Seit ihrer Konstituierungsphase Anfang der siebziger Jahre hat Gerhard Schneider die ?moderne? Geschichtsdidaktik entscheidend begleitet, geprägt und gestaltet. Stets ging es ihm dabei um die Weiterentwicklung geschichtsdidaktischer Theorie und Praxis. Sein 65. Geburtstag ist darum Anlass, das weite Feld seiner Forschungsschwerpunkte (Geschichte der... more...
- Wochenschau Verlag 2015; Not Available
In diesem Band sind Beiträge vereint, die sich mit den Manifestationen der Geschichtskultur auseinandersetzen und diese an konkreten Beispielen ausleuchten. Die Autoren gehen davon aus, dass die Geschichtskultur für das Historische Lernen immer wichtiger wird. Sie gehen aber auch davon aus, dass der Nachweis von Verfälschungen, Banalisierungen oder... more...
- 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 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...
- Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 13.11
A concise and accessible study of the foundations, development and enduring legacy of the cultures of Greece and Rome, centred on ten locations of seminal importance in the development of Classical civilisation. Starting with Troy, where history, myth and cosmology fuse to form the origins of Classical civilisation, Nigel Spivey explores the contrasting... more...
- 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 Historys... more...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 39.14
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...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 11.99
Let the Drums be Your Heart brings together the work of more than forty aboriginal writers from all over Canada. concerned with family and days gone by, romance and adventure, tragedy and danger, these poems, short stories, articles and life stories ring with native pride and determination. As editor Joel T. Maki points out in his introduction,... more...