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  • The Medieval Way of Warby Gregory I. Halfond

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    Few historians have argued so persuasively as Bernard S. Bachrach for the study of warfare as demanding of scholarly attention. In his many publications Bachrach has established unequivocally the relevance of military activity for an understanding of medieval European societies, polities, and mentalities. In so doing he has helped to define the status... more...

  • The Impact of History?by Pedro Ramos Pinto; Bertrand Taithe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Driven by the increasing importance of discussions around 'impact' and its meaning and implications for history, The Impact of History? brings together established and new voices to raise relevant questions, issues and controversies for debate. The chapters are articulated around the themes of public history, the politics of history, the role of... more...

  • Lifelines from Our Pastby L. S. Stavrianos

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book offers an extraordinary interpretation of world history, from the paleolithic era to the present. Renowned historian L.S. Stavrianos conceptualizes human history into three categories: kinship societies, tributary societies, and capitalist societies. In each, he discerns and studies four "life-line" issues - ecology, gender relations, social... more...

  • Teaching World History: A Resource Bookby Heidi Roupp

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    A resource book for teachers of world history at all levels. The text contains individual sections on art, gender, religion, philosophy, literature, trade and technology. Lesson plans, reading and multi-media recommendations and suggestions for classroom activities are also provided. more...

  • Es gilt das gesprochene Wortby Knud Andresen; Linde Apel; Kirsten Heinsohn

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 18.30

    Aktuelle Projekte der Oral History zur deutschen Zeitgeschichte und Überlegungen zur Weiterentwicklung der Methode.   Biographische Informationen Knud Andresen, geb. 1965, ist Historiker und wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg. Veröffentlichungen u. a.: Triumpherzählungen. Wie Gewerkschafterinnen... more...

  • Denken in Dialogenby Heinz Kimmerle; Renate Schepen

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 15.56

    Beide Autoren führen einen Dialog über die Lehre des Verstehens in der Philosophie und ihre Anwendung auf die alltägliche Praxis in einer Gesellschaft mit großer kultureller Diversität. Für die philosophische Verstehenslehre knüpfen sie bei der Hermeneutik Gadamers an, die das Verstehen als Dialog mit der (eigenen) Geschichte beschreibt. Diese Konzeption... more...

  • Flashpointsby George Friedman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 24.99

    Europe is ready to explode. Where will the explosion take place and what will the damage be? This major new book from the bestselling author and geopolitical forecaster George Friedman presents a bold and provocative thesis about the likeliest locations for the coming eruptions. George Friedman forecasted coming global trends in The... more...

  • New Directions in Assessing Historical Thinkingby Kadriye Ercikan; Peter Seixas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    New technologies have radically transformed our relationship to information in general and to little bits of information in particular. The assessment of history learning, which for a century has valued those little bits as the centerpiece of its practice, now faces not only an unprecedented glut but a disconnect with what is valued in history education.... more...

  • Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe (Routledge Revivals)by Marc Bloch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe was first published in English in 1967. Throughout the work, the idea that Marc Bloch was not only a historian but a great teacher is exemplified, as is his ability to ask interesting and original questions through his writing. Topics covered include medieval Germany, technical problems in the medieval economy and... more...

  • Archaeology Hotspot Egyptby Julian Heath

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    An accessible and entertaining story of Egypt?s archaeology, this book covers the hand axes of Homo erectus to the latest findings from KV5; all while considering the backdrop of Egypt's history, culture, and national heritage. more...