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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
Modern relativism and postmodern thought in culture and language challenge the 'truth' of history. This book considers how historians, confined by argument of their own cultures, can still discover truths about the past. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 34.95
Illustrated with numerous examples and focusing on the central theoretical issues, this original argument about the 'fact or fiction' debate takes a fresh look at major debates on the nature of history and the dilemmas facing historians today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
Encompassing a huge diversity of influences this book offers a fresh perspective on the study of the past. It is an exhaustive exploration of the practice of history, historical traditions and the theories that surround them. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This essay about how we study and understand history invites us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history, and explores the ways these questions have been answered in the past. Concepts such as causation, interpretation, and periodization, are introduced. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
With twenty-nine new entries, and updated existing ones, this new edition provides a much-needed critical introduction to the key issues, historians and philosophers and their ideas and theories which have prompted the rethinking of history. more...
- 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...
- 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...