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  • Historyby John Marriott; Peter Claus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    Why should history students care about theory? What relevance does it have to the "proper" role of the historian? Historiography and historical theory are often perceived as complex subjects, which many history students find frustrating and difficult. Philosophical approaches, postmodernism, anthropology, feminism or Marxism can seem arcane and... more...

  • The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalismby Rolf Torstendahl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the evolution of historical professionalism, with the development of an international community that shares a set of values regarding both methodological minimum demands and what constitutes new results. Historical professionalism is not a fixed set of skills, but a concept with varying import and meaning at different times depending... more...

  • Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphateby Bat Ye'or

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 34.99

    The scope and the theme of the book is to analyze the modern political trends and strategies that are leading to major changes in Western civilization, America included, since the OIC strategy targets America also. Learning from the European experience is crucial for Americans. Moreover this evolution is inscribed in the historical movement of Islamic... more...

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Germanyby Gu¨nter P. Fehring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects of life in later centuries. The main sources used are:... more...

  • Geschichte denkenby Michael Wildt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.24

    Geschichte wird heute anders geschrieben: vielfältiger, anschaulicher und spannender. Im Mittelpunkt stehen handelnde Menschen, ihre Alltagspraxis und Emotionen, die unterschiedlichen Erfahrungen von Männern und Frauen, die symbolischen Formen, mit denen sich Menschen untereinander austauschen. Politik wird zu einem Feld von Repräsentation und Macht,... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    This collection of the writings of Leopold von Ranke 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 students in mind, this edition includes previously untranslated materials, as well as a new introduction by Georg G. Iggers. 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 EU's Human Rights Dialogue with Chinaby Katrin Kinzelbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU?s responses to human rights violations in China from... more...

  • Learning to Teach History in the Secondary Schoolby Terry Haydn; Alison Stephen; James Arthur; Martin Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    'An excellent companion to Learning to Teach in Secondary School ... full of good ideas and better advice ... Mentors will certainly want to use it, and so, I'm sure, will the rest of the history department ... Make sure they buy one, and keep your copy under lock and key.' ? Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement 'A very well written and... more...

  • Geschichte der Welt 1350-1750by Akira Iriye; Jürgen Osterhammel; Wolfgang Reinhard; Peter C. Perdue; Suraiya Faroqhi; Stephan Conermann; Reinhard Wendt; Jürgen G. Nagel; Wolfgang Reinhard; Andreas Wirthensohn

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 41.51

    «Weltgeschichte ist lange Zeit als eine Geschichte des Aufstiegs und Niedergangs einer kleinen Zahl von ?Hochkulturen? geschrieben worden. Unter diesen Kulturen schienen Europa oder der atlantische ?Westen? während der letzten Jahrhunderte nach den Kriterien Macht, Wohlstand und kulturelle Kreativität zu dominieren.Das neue sechsbändige Werk zur Weltgeschichte,... more...