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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 21.00
Steven Fischer traces the human history of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia from prehistoric culture to the present day. The second edition has been revised throughout in the light of recent scholarship and brings the story right up-to-date in terms of events and developments. Additional maps also enhance this established text. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This collection of essays by leading international scholars takes the Scrolls of Auschwitz as its starting point. These powerful hand-written testimonies, produced within Birkenau, seek to bear witness to mass murder from at its core. The highly literary accounts pose a fundamental challenge to the idea the Holocaust cannot be attested to. more...
- BlueBridge 2013; US$ 19.99
Twelve universal topics?including work, love, and family; time, creativity, and empathy?are explored in this book by illuminating the past and revealing the wisdom that people have been missing. Looking to history for inspiration can be surprisingly powerful. In How Should We Live? , cultural thinker Roman Krznaric shares ideas and stories from history?each... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
Burke supported the American revolution but fought against the French. With his major work Reflections on the Revolution in France, written in 1790, he attacked the revolution and its rationalism and at the same time created a weapon for the counter revolution in England. Burke predicted with uncanny accuracy the Reign of Terror which lay ahead. more...
- Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 15.95
In his latest book, Kent Gramm examines the meaning of the Civil War experience in our lives and explores philosophical and personal aspects of the War that lie outside the scope of traditional historical study. He probes the meaning of Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Antietam; the lives of U. S. Grant,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
From two of the world?s leading postmodern historians, this thoroughly original collection of articles allows students and researchers to understand and learn important new ways of thinking and writing about the past. This book includes a thorough two-part introduction on theory and practice as well as introductory material in each section that... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 30.95
Achille Mbembe is one of the most brilliant theorists of postcolonial studies writing today. In On the Postcolony he profoundly renews our understanding of power and subjectivity in Africa. In a series of provocative essays, Mbembe contests diehard Africanist and nativist perspectives as well as some of the key assumptions of postcolonial theory.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99
These essays represent a reinterpretation of the American West in terms of the issues and subjects of late 20th century America. The emphasis is on younger scholars. The result is a basic book on the state and direction of Western history. more...
- Oxford University Press 1975; US$ 94.99
These essays, written by leading historian of violence and Presidential Commission consultant Richard Maxwell Brown, consider the challenges posed to American society by the criminal, turbulent, and depressed elements of American life and the violent response of the established order. Covering violent incidents from colonial American to the present,... more...