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  • 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...

  • Lost Historiesby Joel Levy

    Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 16.99

    Looks at some great mysteries of the past, telling the stories of the tomb raiders and glory seekers who have sought to solve them. This work also examines legends and historical facts to sort truth from myth. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Book of Firstsby Peter D'Epiro

    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...