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  • Die westeuropäische Sozialdemokratie in der Regierungby Karsten Grabow

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 22.29

    Karsten Grabow vergleicht Ansätze zum Abbau der Arbeitslosigkeit in sieben westeuropäischen Staaten, die Ende der 1990er Jahre von sozialdemokratischen oder sozialistischen Parteien regiert wurden bzw. noch heute von ihnen regiert werden. Er zeigt, dass Regierungen, die eine angebotsorientierte Politik verfolgt haben, günstigere quantitative Arbeitsmarktdaten... more...

  • An Intelligent Person's Guide to Historyby John Vincent

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2004; US$ 11.99

    Exploring the nature of historical evidence, meaning and imagination, Professor Vincent gets to the very heart of the complex issues raised, writing with trademark wit and lucidity to provide a compelling and controversial guide. Penetrating, incisive and always provocative, John Vincent's comprehensive examination of the evolution of history as a... more...

  • Scottish History Without the Boring Bitsby Ian Crofton

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 9.99

    Under Crofton's collector's eye, the rollicking spirit of Scotland, old and modern, comes proudly alive' - Sunday Herald Scottish History without the Boring Bits offers a colourful melange of the bawdy, the bloody, the horrific and the hilarious episodes and characters that have spattered the pages of our nation's story. From the War of the One-Eyed... more...

  • Mittelalterby Harald Müller

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 26.49

    Das hochgelobte Lehrbuch zum Mittelalter in durchgesehener und aktualisierter Auflage: Harald Müller diskutiert Epochenbild, -begriff sowie -grenzen und stellt Lebensbedingungen und Weltbilder vor. Formen der mittelalterlichen Gemeinschaft betrachtet er ebenso wie Herrschaftsformen und -strukturen. Aufgegriffen werden außerdem Kommunikation... more...

  • Dismantling the Westby Janusz Bugajski

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    As the Russian invasion of Georgia in August 2008 demonstrated in no uncertain terms, Russia has developed into a neo-imperialist power seeking to restore its spheres of dominance, to undermine the emergence of a wider Europe, and to prevent the development of a coherent transatlantic community. Under the Vladimir Putin and Dmitri Medvedev presidencies,... more...

  • Must We Divide History Into Periods?by Jacques Le Goff; Malcolm DeBevoise

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    We have long thought of the Renaissance as a luminous era that marked a decisive break with the past, but the idea of the Renaissance as a distinct period arose only during the nineteenth century. Though the view of the Middle Ages as a dark age of unreason has softened somewhat, we still locate the advent of modern rationality in the Italian thought... more...

  • Elite Oral History Discourseby Eva M. McMahan; Ronald J. Grele

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Over the past thirty years, oral history has found increasing favor among social scientists and humanists, with scholars ? rediscovering? the oral interview as a valuable method for obtaining information about the daily realities and historical consciousness of people, their histories, and their culture. One primary issue is the question of how the... more...

  • Perspectumby Luise Schorn-Schütte; Markus Friedrich; Holger Kürbis; Anja Kürbis

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 47.72

    Der Sammelband vereint wichtige Aufsätze von Luise Schorn-Schütte aus Anlass ihres 65. Geburtstages. Mit ihrem Oeuvre hat die Jubilarin sowohl der Frühneuzeitforschung wie auch der Historiographiegeschichte zentrale Impulse vermittelt. Viele ihrer Texte verdienen es, auch künftig im Zentrum der Diskussion präsent zu sein. Aus dem reichen... more...

  • The Logic of Historyby C. Behan McCullagh

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    The Logic of History reveals the rational basis for historians' descriptions, interpretations and explanations of past events. C. Behan McCullagh defends the practice of history as more reliable than has recently been acknowledged. Historians, he argues, make their accounts of the past as fair as they can and avoid misleading their readers. He explains... more...

  • Modern Historiographyby Michael Bentley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    Modern Historiography is the essential introduction to the history of historical writing. It explains the broad philosophical background to the different historians and historical schools of the modern era, from James Boswell and Thomas Carlyle through to Lucien Febure and Eric Hobsbawm and surveys: the Enlightenment and Counter Enlightenment... more...