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  • The Historyby Herodotus

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    “The History” by Herodotus is a classic masterpiece that is considered to be the very first work of history. The narrative details the war that took place between Persians and Greek city-states. The conflict between the two factions has been described on an ideological basis. An engrossing insight into the rise of Persian Empire. Informative! more...

  • Rethinking Historyby Keith Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 18.95

    History means many things to many people. But finding an answer to the question 'What is history?' is a task few feel equipped to answer. If you want to explore this tantalising subject, where do you start? What are the critical skills you need to begin to make sense of the past? The perfect introduction to this thought-provoking area, Jenkins' clear... more...

  • Going to the Sourcesby Anthony Brundage

    Wiley 2013; US$ 20.95 US$ 18.16

    The updated fifth edition of Going to the Sources presents a practical guide to historical research and writing for all students of history. Focuses on the basics of historians? craft, introducing students to concepts including refining a topic, selecting sources, and engaging critically with their reading Appendices illustrate style for footnotes,... more...

  • That Noble Dreamby Peter Novick

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Novick shows how the idea and ideal of objectivity were elaborated, challenged, modified, and defended over the last century. more...

  • Europe and the People Without Historyby Eric R. Wolf

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Offering insight and equal consideration into the societies of the "civilized" and "uncivilized" world, Europe and the People Without History deftly explores the historical trajectory of so-called modern globalization. In this foundational text about the development of the global political economy, Eric R. Wolf challenges the long-held anthropological... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 157.19

    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$ 72.95

    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$ 101.03

    Der Band verbindet zwei Themen, die in der Frühneuzeitforschung neues Interesse erfahren: Adel und Monarchie. Er fragt dafür nach der gemeinsamen ideellen ?ritterlich?-heroischen Grundlage von König und Adel, denn ?Ritter? hat die Geschichtswissenschaft seit jeher gerade unter den Kaisern und Königen ausgemacht, im Rahmen der Gegenüberstellung... more...