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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
The Book of Firsts is an entertaining, enlightening, and highly browsable tour of the major innovations of the past twenty centuries and how they shaped our world. Peter D?Epiro makes this handy overview of human history both fun and thought-provoking with his survey of the major ?firsts??inventions, discoveries, political and military upheavals,... more...