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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Crusading and Warfare in the Middle Agesby Simon John; Nicholas Morton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The fifteen essays in this volume cover a range of topics from the Carolingian period through to the early fourteenth century. Some offer new insight upon long-contested issues, some open up new areas of debate connected to the history of crusading, while others use innovative methodologies to unlock the potential of various types of source material... more...

  • Doing Oral Historyby Donald A. Ritchie

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Doing Oral History is considered the premier guidebook to oral history, used by professional oral historians, public historians, archivists, and genealogists as a core text in college courses and throughout the public history community. Over the past decades, the development of digital audio and video recording technology has continued to alter the... more...

  • Mittelalter in der größeren Weltby Michael Borgolte; Benjamin Scheller; Tillmann Lohse

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and globalization have forced national history to yield place to European and global history. In medieval studies, Michael Borgolte has taken up the new challenge as no other German historian, encouraging the development of transcultural research on the Middle Ages. This volume includes several of his essays, but... more...

  • Crusading Spirituality in the Holy Land and Iberia, c.1095-c.1187by William J. Purkis

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 36.46

    For much of the twelfth century the ideals and activities of crusaders were often described in language more normally associated with a monastic rather than a military vocation; like those who took religious vows, crusaders were repeatedly depicted as being driven by a desire to imitate Christ and to live according to the values of the primitive Church.... 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...

  • 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 Paris Gameby Ray Argyle; Maurice Vaïsse

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99

    Long dismissed as a vain and arrogant self-seeker chasing glory, Charles de Gaulle is revealed in The Paris Game as a transformative figure of the twentieth century whose unflagging determination brings France back from defeat and saves it from the twin threats of Communism and dictatorship more...