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  • The Crisis of the Twelfth Centuryby Thomas N. Bisson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    Medieval civilization came of age in thunderous events like the Norman Conquest and the First Crusade. Power fell into the hands of men who imposed coercive new lordships in quest of nobility. Rethinking a familiar history, Thomas Bisson explores the circumstances that impelled knights, emperors, nobles, and churchmen to infuse lordship with social... 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...

  • Classical Civilizationby Nigel Spivey

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 10.99

    A masterly account of how the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome came into being, by a prize-winning Cambridge classicist whose writing is as accessible as it is scholarly. 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...

  • 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...

  • Teaching for Historical Literacyby Matthew T. Downey; Kelly A. Long

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Teaching for Historical Literacy combines the elements of historical literacy into a coherent instructional framework for teachers. It identifies the role of historical literacy, analyzes its importance in the evolving educational landscape, and details the action steps necessary for teachers to implement its principles throughout a unit. These... more...

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Historians? Autobiographiesby Jaume Aurell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    E. H. Carr wrote, "study the historian before you begin to study the facts." This book approaches the life, work, ideas, debates, and the context of key 20th- and 21st-century historians through an analysis of their life writing projects viewed as historiographical sources. Merging literary studies on autobiography with theories of history, it provides... more...

  • The Science of History in Victorian Britainby Ian Hesketh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Hesketh challenges accepted notions of a single scientific approach to history. Instead, he draws on a variety of sources ? monographs, lectures, correspondence ? from eminent Victorian historians to uncover numerous competing discourses. more...

  • Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Cultureby Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    An exploration of the relations between medical and religious discourse and practice in medieval culture, focussing on how they are affected by gender. more...

  • Clio's Battlesby Jeremy M. Black

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...