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  • "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?"by Bruce Lesh

    Stenhouse Publishers 2011; US$ 19.99

    Every major measure of students' historical understanding since 1917 has demonstrated that students do not retain, understand, or enjoy their school experiences with history. Bruce Lesh believes that this is due to the way we teach history -- lecture and memorization. Over the last fifteen years, Bruce has refined a method of teaching history... more...

  • Lies My Teacher Told Meby James W. Loewen

    The New Press 2008; US$ 26.95

    INTRODUCTION SOMETHING HAS GONE VERY WRONG It would be better not to know so many things than to know so many things that are not so . —JOSH BILLINGS American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it. —JAMES BALDWIN Concealment of the historical truth is a crime... more...

  • The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams

    The Floating Press 1918; US$ 7.99

    The Education of Henry Adams is the autobiography of the Bostonian Henry Adams. As he approached his seventieth birthday when "the mind wakes to find itself looking blankly into the void of death," Adams wrote and privately printed 100 copies of his "Education", a reflection on the incredible events of the 19th century. Adams meditates... more...

  • The Frontier in American Historyby Frederick Jackson Turner

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    The frontier has always been a quintessential part of what makes America unique, and according to renowned historian Frederick Jackson Turner, it did more than stoke the imaginations of early pioneers -- it actually helped to shape American democracy and institutions. This engaging volume explains and expands on Turner's Frontier Thesis, one of... more...

  • Historic Adventuresby Rupert S. Holland

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Who needs fictional flights of fancy when the truth of the matter is so wild, weird, and fascinating? In Historic Adventures: Tales From American History, author Rupert Holland guides readers through a treasure trove of true-to-life tales about the people, places, and events that helped form America. Pirates, pigs, revolutionaries and conspirators... more...

  • Passing of the Frontierby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Midwesterner Emerson Hough nurtured a life-long interest in the Wild West, and after receiving his law degree, he set up shop as an attorney in a rural town in New Mexico. Based on his experiences in the region, he penned a series of histories of the Old West. This volume contains a series of insightful essays about the meaning of the frontier and... more...

  • Das erste Epos aus Amerika und die Aeneis Vergils: Der Aufbau von Anchietas De Gestis Mendi de Saa und die klassische Epikby Felix Arias-Schreiber Barba

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Studie von Arias-Schreiber hat das Ziel, den Aufbau des Epos Anchietas De gestis Meni de Saa darzustellen und herauszuarbeiten, ob dieser sich an die klassische Tradition der historischen Epik, namentlich an die Aeneis Vergils anlehnt. Das Epos wurde von José de Anchieta, dem "Apostel Brasiliens" (1980 selig gesprochen) und... more...

  • Der Mann, ein Held.by Mathieu Laurent; Vincent Paul

    tredition 2014; US$ 7.35

    Dieses Buch ist von Männern für Männer geschrieben, die erfolgreich bei Frauen sein wollen. Dabei beschreiben wir, wie Du Dich zum Helden machen kannst, was bei jeder Frau gut ankommt, die einen Helden in ihrem Leben haben will. Und glaube uns, die meisten Frauen wollen das, selbst wenn sie es anfänglich nicht so richtig zugeben. Für Deine Helden-Reise... more...

  • Die hagiographischen Werke Hildeberts von Lavardin, Baudris von Bourgueil und Marbods von Rennesby Daniel Nuß

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 43.53

    <P>Welche Eigenschaften sind es, die aus einem Menschen einen Heiligen machen? Außergewöhnliche Begabungen, ein tugendhafter Lebenswandel oder die Macht, Wunder zu wirken? In den spätantiken Märtyrerpassionen und mittelalterlichen Heiligenleben wurde diese Frage zwar unzählige Male beantwortet, doch häufig nicht endgültig. Immer wieder wurden... more...

  • Document-Based Assessment Activitiesby Cynthia Boyle; Kathleen Vest; Blane Conklin

    Shell Education 2009; US$ 99.99

    Take students beyond textbook history to explore various people and events from ancient Egypt through the 20th Century using primary sources. Students will develop critical-thinking and essay writing skills as they analyze the various documents including photographs, posters, letters, maps, and more. Multiple social studies topics are included for... more...