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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • European Identityby Kenneth Keulman; Agnes Katalin Koós

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    The European Union is an exciting social experiment, but its survival is uncertain unless the peoples of the member states develop an inclusive allegiance going beyond national loyalties. This book pursues a realistic account of whether and how a European identity may form so there can be a more stable outlook for the region. more...

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on Historyby Marnie Hughes-Warrington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Fifty Key Thinkers on History is an essential guide to the most influential historians, theorists and philosophers of history. The entries offer comprehensive coverage of the long history of historiography ranging from ancient China, Greece and Rome, through the Middle Ages to the contemporary world. This third edition has been updated throughout... more...

  • Racist Violence and the Stateby Rob Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Racist Violence and the State is the first serious study to apply a comparative research-based approach to the study of racist violence in Britain, France and The Netherlands since 1945. Setting racist violence within a historical background of the post-imperialist legacy, the author presents an accessible, fascinating and highly original analysis... more...

  • Fünf Monate in Berlinby Werner Breunig; Jürgen Wetzel

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 56.00

    In 1946, Edgar N. Johnson, later Professor of European History at the University of Nebraska, served as a political advisor for the American military government in Berlin. In diary-like letters, he described his meetings with important actors in American occupation politics such as General Lucius D. Clay, many representatives of the other occupying... more...

  • History Meets Fictionby Beverley C. Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Is history factual, or just another form of fiction? Are there distinct boundaries between the two, or just extensive borderlands? How do novelists represent historians and history?   The relationship between history and fiction has always been contentious and sometimes turbulent, not least because the two have traditionally been seen as mutually... 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...

  • 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...