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- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
Anecdotes insolites et méconnues du Moyen-Age On sait depuis longtemps maintenant qu'il n'y eut jamais de "peur de l'an mil" ce n'était qu'un phénomène né bien plus tard. Par contre, c'est une période charnière, une période mal connue. Elle fait la jonction entre Charlemagne et les futurs grands états européens qui ne sont pas encore dessinés.... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
Moins de 3 mois après son élection, la cote de confiance de François Hollande est en berne dans les sondages. Entre hésitations, crise de l'Euro et tensions dans son parti, Hollande ne serait-il pas la nouvelle brebis égarée de la gauche ? Sans concessions, avec une plume acérée et polémiste, Bruno de la Palme a traqué les erreurs historiques,... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2015; US$ 34.50
From his early years as a small-town lawyer through his rise to the presidency, Abraham Lincoln respected the rule of law. Secession and the Civil War, however, led him to expand presidential power in ways that, over time, transformed American society. In this incisive essay collection, recognized scholars from a variety of academic disciplines?including... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 30.00
The Past Is Not Dead is a collection of twenty-one literary and historical essays that will mark the 50th anniversary of the Southern Quarterly , one of the oldest scholarly journals (founded in 1962) dedicated to southern studies. Like its companion volume, Personal Souths , The Past Is Not Dead features the best of the work published in the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00
Including examples from ancient times to modern, from Neanderthals and Noah's Ark to Amelia Earhart and JFK, this book explores the process of historical research. It contains chronologically arranged essays, which reveal the mechanics of the process, including debate, archeology, and the application of modern science to ancient questions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95
Written by some of the world?s leading historians and theorists of history, Manifestos for History draws together a series of manifestos that address the question of what kinds of histories we ought to be considering and making in and for the twenty-first century. With a foreword by Joanna Bourke and an afterword by Hayden White, these manifestos... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
With the introduction of the euro much recent attention has been focused on the role of currencies and their national and international significance. Whilst much has been made of the euro's achievements in harmonising Europe's financial dealings, it is often forgotten that it is by no means the first pan-national currency to enter circulation. Indeed,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 15.00
What are the roots of creativity? What makes for great leadership? How do influential people end up rippling the surface of history? In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Discoverers demonstrates the truth behind the aphorism that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter, the face of the world would have been changed. Boorstin goes on to uncover the elements of accident, improvisation and contradiction at the core of American institutions and beliefs. From the Trade Paperback... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered to be one of... more...