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  • Mysteries in Historyby Paul D. Aron

    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...

  • Deconstructing Historyby Alun Munslow

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    In Deconstructing History , Alun Munslow examines history in the postmodern age. He provides an introduction to the debates and issues of postmodernist history. He also surveys the latest research into the relationship between the past, history and historical practice as well as forwarding his own challenging theories. The book discusses issues... more...

  • The Landscape of Historyby John Lewis Gaddis

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 10.99

    What is history, and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? John Lewis Gaddis answers these and other questions in this short text, providing a searching look at the historian's craft. more...

  • Is History Fiction?by Ann Curthoys; John Docker

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    Is History Fiction? explores in fresh and innovative ways the perennial question, What is History? How can we in the present know the past? In a wonderful journey that starts with the classical Greeks and travels through the centuries to more recent forms of history that are framed by Marxism, postmodernism and feminism, John Docker and Ann Curthoys... more...

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt TRGby Kent Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95

    President Franklin Delano Roosevelt forever changed the way people in the United States think about government and its leaders. He along with his first lady Eleanor, led America with courage and vision through terrible times. Together they influenced the lives of every American, and their influence is still evident today. See how this unique man overcame... more...

  • Manifestos for Historyby Sue Morgan; Keith Jenkins; Alun Munslow

    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...

  • Herbert Butterfield and the Interpretation of Historyby Professor Keith Sewell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 140.00

    This book examines successive stages in the development of the thought of Sir Herbert Butterfield in relation to fundamental issues in the science of history. In a carefully nuanced way it lays bare the unspoken motivations and hidden tensions in Butterfield's debate with himself and with a host of contemporary historians in the period between 1924-79. more...

  • Dangerous Gamesby Margaret Macmillan

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    Acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan explores here the many ways in which history affects us all. She shows how a deeper engagement with history, both as individuals and in the sphere of public debate, can help us understand ourselves and the world better. But she also warns that history can be misused and lead to misunderstanding. History is used... more...

  • Zinvol, Leerbaar, Haalbaarby Arie Wilschut

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 10.50

    Geschiedenis en geschiedenisonderwijs staan in het middelpunt van de belangstelling. Over de wijze waarop het onderwijs didactisch zou moeten worden vormgegeven publiceerde het Instituut voor Geschiedenisdidactiek (IVGD) in december 2004 een nieuw handboek. Bij de presentatie van dat boek vond een colloquium plaats over geschiedenisonderwijs en de... more...

  • Frühmittelalterliche Studien (2007)by Gerd Althoff; Hagen Keller; Christel Meier

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 249.00

    Frühmittelalterliche Studien is considered by the editors as a forum of comprehensive medieaval studies. The yearbook is intended to help to overcome the division of a diverse tradition, which bears witness to the same inseparable contexts expressed in different ways, into conventional specialist fields of work of a conventional subject... more...