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  • Cosmopolitan Islandersby Richard J. Evans

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 19.00

    A trenchant analysis of the evolution and motivations of British historians' fascination with the European continent. more...

  • Geschichte und ihre Didaktik. Ein weites Feldby Christian Heuer; Christine Pflüger

    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...

  • Geschichtskulturby Vadim Oswalt; Hans-Jürgen Pandel

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Classical Civilizationby Nigel Spivey

    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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Let the Drums be Your Heartby Joel T. Maki

    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...