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  • Teaching Big Historyby Richard B. Simon

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Big History is a new field on a grand scale: it tells the story of the universe over time through a diverse range of disciplines that spans cosmology, physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology, evolutionary biology, anthropology, and archaeology, thereby reconciling traditional human history with environmental geography and natural history. Weaving... more...

  • Recording Oral Historyby Valerie Raleigh Yow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99

    This comprehensive guide to each stage of an oral history interview tackles not just the practicalities of process, but also the varied ethical, legal, and philosophical questions that can arise. more...

  • Selbstzeugnisse von Schweizer Söldneroffizieren im 18. Jahrhundertby Marc Höchner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 46.44

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Marc Höchner promovierte 2013 an der Universität Freiburg (Schweiz).   Reihe Herrschaft und soziale Systeme in der Frühen Neuzeit - Band 018 more...

  • Minorities of Europeanizationby Hakan Ovunc Ongur

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book combines the conceptualization of social identity with historical analysis to rethink discussions of Europeanization and minorities. Problematizing the EU?s attempts to create a ?European social identity,? it demonstrates how post-war Europeanization instead generated new sources of identity polarization that produced the new minorities.... more...

  • The Divided Westby Jü Habermas; rgen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    Make no mistake, the normative authority of the United States of America lies in ruins. Such is the judgment of the most influential thinker in Europe today reflecting on the political repercussions of the war in Iraq. The decision to go to war in Iraq, without the explicit backing of a Security Council Resolution, opened up a deep fissure in the West... more...

  • Archaeology and Place-Names and Historyby F.T. Wainwright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great are the difficulties involves in co-ordination and... more...

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Germanyby Gu¨nter P. Fehring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects of life in later centuries. The main sources used are:... more...

  • Geschichte denkenby Michael Wildt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.23

    Geschichte wird heute anders geschrieben: vielfältiger, anschaulicher und spannender. Im Mittelpunkt stehen handelnde Menschen, ihre Alltagspraxis und Emotionen, die unterschiedlichen Erfahrungen von Männern und Frauen, die symbolischen Formen, mit denen sich Menschen untereinander austauschen. Politik wird zu einem Feld von Repräsentation und Macht,... more...

  • Geschichte der Welt 1350-1750by Akira Iriye; Jürgen Osterhammel; Wolfgang Reinhard; Peter C. Perdue; Suraiya Faroqhi; Stephan Conermann; Reinhard Wendt; Jürgen G. Nagel; Wolfgang Reinhard; Andreas Wirthensohn

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 41.50

    «Weltgeschichte ist lange Zeit als eine Geschichte des Aufstiegs und Niedergangs einer kleinen Zahl von ?Hochkulturen? geschrieben worden. Unter diesen Kulturen schienen Europa oder der atlantische ?Westen? während der letzten Jahrhunderte nach den Kriterien Macht, Wohlstand und kulturelle Kreativität zu dominieren.Das neue sechsbändige Werk zur Weltgeschichte,... more...

  • Learning to Teach History in the Secondary Schoolby Terry Haydn; Alison Stephen; James Arthur; Martin Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    'An excellent companion to Learning to Teach in Secondary School ... full of good ideas and better advice ... Mentors will certainly want to use it, and so, I'm sure, will the rest of the history department ... Make sure they buy one, and keep your copy under lock and key.' ? Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement 'A very well written and... more...