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  • Human Nature and Historical Knowledgeby Leon Pompa

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This is a challenging book about the presuppositions of historical knowledge. more...

  • Early Medieval Settlementsby Helena Hamerow

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    The excavation of settlements has transformed our understanding of life in north-west Europe during the early Middle Ages, a period for which written sources are scarce. This is the first overview and synthesis of the extensive and rapidly growing body of archaeological evidence for early medieval buildings, settlements, farming, craft production,... more...

  • Die Frühe Neuzeit. Revisionen einer Epocheby Andreas Höfele; Jan-Dirk Müller; Wulf Oesterreicher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    The essays reflect the work of a broad spectrum of disciplines in humanities and cultural studies. They present a new vision of the early modern era, which attempts to register the diverse and contradictory nature of early modern culture, transcending unambiguous notions of development such as ?modernization? or ?secularization.? more...

  • Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddhaby Harvey Rachlin

    Garrett County Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    Once again historian Harvey Rachlin uncovers odd and stirring stories behind some of the most fascinating objects in the world. "Jumbo's Hide," Publisher's Weekly writes, "is entertaining and enlightening ? a pageant of human aspiration, achievement, obsession, and belief." Artifacts explored include: The truce flag that ended World War I, The Maltese... more...

  • The Channel Islands Book of Daysby Mark Brocklesby

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    The Channel Islands are unique - a result of 800 years of independence. Taking you through the year day by day, The Channel Islands Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, momentous and amusing events and facts from the earliest period of the islands history to the present. Entries cover a huge variety of subjects and are drawn from a myriad original... more...

  • Transcultural Warsby Hans-Henning Kortüm

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 91.00

    Eine von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft getragene Forschergruppe an der Universität Regensburg untersucht seit einigen Jahren im Rahmen einer Neuen Militärgeschichte "Formen und Funktionen des Krieges im Mittelalter". Im März 2004 wurde auf einer international und interdisziplinär ausgerichteten Fachtagung, organisiert von Mitgliedern der Regensburger... more...

  • Die Inszenierung der heroischen Monarchieby Martin Wrede

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This study brings together two subjects that are enjoying renewed interest among researchers of the early modern era: aristocracy and monarchy. It examines the common idealistic ?chivalric? heroic foundations of king and nobleman, as scholars of history have always preferred to view the ?knight? among emperors and kings, beset by conflicted... more...

  • Past & The Presentby Lawrence Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Royalty's Strangest Charactersby Geoff Tibballs

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 8.74

    Recounting over 2,000 years of daft despots, raving rulers and potty potentates, this unique look at the worlds craziest kings and queens will leave you shocked, amazed and often in fits of laughter. From the madness of ancient Rome, exemplified by the Emperor Caligula who wanted to appoint his horse to the consulate, we go on to meet Charles VI of... more...

  • Great Mistakesby Daniel Cohen

    M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99

    This book for young readers gives an overview of some of the biggest mistakes made throughout history, illustrating the message ?everyone makes mistakes? in a manner both entertaining and fascinating. 20 black and white illustrations. more...