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  • Thinking Medievalby Marcus Bull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 35.00

    This book is aimed at students coming to the study of western European medieval history for the first time, and also graduate students on interdisciplinary medieval studies programmes. It examines the place of the Middle Ages in modern popular culture, exploring the roots of the stereotypes that appear in films, on television and in the press, and... more...

  • Reading Primary Sourcesby Miriam Dobson; Benjamin Ziemann

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95

    How does the historian approach primary sources? How do interpretations differ? How can they be used to write history? Reading Primary Sources goes a long way to providing answers for these questions. In the first part of this unique volume, the chapters give an overview of both traditional and new methodological approaches to the use of sources,... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of the Great Powersby Paul Kennedy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00

    About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Historyby John Marriott; Peter Claus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    Why should history students care about theory? What relevance does it have to the "proper" role of the historian? Historiography and historical theory are often perceived as complex subjects, which many history students find frustrating and difficult. Philosophical approaches, postmodernism, anthropology, feminism or Marxism can seem arcane and... more...

  • The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalismby Rolf Torstendahl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the evolution of historical professionalism, with the development of an international community that shares a set of values regarding both methodological minimum demands and what constitutes new results. Historical professionalism is not a fixed set of skills, but a concept with varying import and meaning at different times depending... more...

  • Europe, Globalization, and the Coming of the Universal Caliphateby Bat Ye'or

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 34.99

    The scope and the theme of the book is to analyze the modern political trends and strategies that are leading to major changes in Western civilization, America included, since the OIC strategy targets America also. Learning from the European experience is crucial for Americans. Moreover this evolution is inscribed in the historical movement of Islamic... more...

  • Napoleon Wasn't Short and St Patrick Wasn't Irishby Andrea Barham

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    After falling for one historical misconception too many, the time is now right to launch a spirited fightback. The moment has come to set the record straight, once and for all. Leading the way in this modern crusade comes Napoleon Wasn't Short and St Patrick Wasn't Irish, a lighthearted guide that reveals the many myths, fabrications and ambiguities... 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$ 34.24

    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...

  • Selbstzeugnisse von Schweizer Söldneroffizieren im 18. Jahrhundertby Marc Höchner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 46.73

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