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  • Europa und die Weltby Pim den Boer; Heinz Duchhardt; Georg Kreis; Wolfgang Schmale

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.00

    Die Diskussion über den Euro-Rettungsplan, die Finanzhilfen für Griechenland, Portugal und Irland, die Einführung schärferer Grenzkontrollen durch Dänemark haben einen neuen Streit über die Europäische Union entfacht. Driften die europäischen Staaten nach 60 Jahren der immer intensiveren und weiträumigeren Integration wieder auseinander? Spiegeln... more...

  • War in European History, 1494-1660by Jeremy Black

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 14.95

    The books in the Essential Bibliographies series include an essay by a noted scholar on the important historiographical issues and a pertinent bibliography for a particular period or theme in military history. They serve as research tools for librarians, researchers, and readers with a professional interest and as a starting point for pursuing further... more...

  • The Truth of Historyby C. Behan McCullagh

    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 all historians, confined by the concepts and forms of argument of their own cultures, can still discover truths about the past. The Truth of History presents a study of various historical explanations and interpretations and... more...

  • Making Historyby Peter Lambert; Phillipp Schofield

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    Making History 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. Discussing the development and growth of history as a discipline and of the profession of the historian, the book encompasses a huge diversity of influences, organized... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Historical Studiesby Alun Munslow

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95

    The Routledge Companion to Historical Studies provides a much-needed critical introduction to the major historians and philosophers together with the central issues, ideas and theories which have prompted the rethinking of history that has gathered pace since the 1990s. With twenty-nine new entries, and many that have been substantially updated,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...