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  • Feudal Societyby Marc Bloch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Marc Bloch said that his goal in writing Feudal Society was to go beyond the technical study a medievalist would typically write and ?dismantle a social structure.? In this outstanding and monumental work, which has introduced generations of students and historians to the feudal period, Bloch treats feudalism as living, breathing force in Western... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Real Historyby Martin Bunzl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    In Real History , Martin Bunzl brilliantly succeeds in bringing together two schools of thought at the forefront of the philosophy of history: that of realism and objectivity. He shows us how the realism debate is inhabited by philosophers, whereas the objectivity argument lies in the hands of historians. In his lucid and direct style, Bunzl proposes... more...

  • Scham ? zur sozialen Bedeutung eines Gefühls im spätmittelalterlichen Englandby Katharina Behrens

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 51.78

    Das Mittelalter kannte keine Scham: Rülpsende, furzende und promiske Zeitgenossen bevölkern populäre Filme und Bücher und prägen das moderne Mittelalterbild. Im Hintergrund dieser Vorstellungen stehen historisch-soziologische Theorien, die davon ausgehen, dass der Zivilisationsprozess seit der frühen Neuzeit zu einem signifikanten Ansteigen der Schamschwellen... more...

  • Catastrophesby Andreas Killen; Nitzan Lebovic

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Catastrophic scenarios control our contemporary mindset. Catastrophic events and predictions have spurred new interest in re-examining the history of earlier disasters and the social and conceptual resources they have mobilized. The essays gathered in this volume reconsider the history and theory of different catastrophes and their aftermath. more...

  • The EU, the US and China – Towards a New International Order?by J. Men; W. Shen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The interaction between the EU, the US and China is of particular importance to the formation of the international order in the 21st century. This book focuses on the latest developments and examines how critical the interactions between these three players are to future global governance. more...

  • Historisches Lernen denkenby Thomas Sandkühler

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 40.27

    In den 1970er Jahren konstituierte sich die Geschichtsdidaktik in Westdeutschland als wissenschaftliche Disziplin. In den Mittelpunkt stellte sie Leitbegriffe wie Lernzielorientierung, Geschichtsbewusstsein, Schülerinteresse und Emanzipation. Schülerinnen und Schüler sollten historisch denken lernen. An dieser Diskussion waren als Didaktiker im Wesentlichen... more...

  • Migrating Heritageby Perla Innocenti

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and other public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative practice and policies that reflect these challenges, looking at issues such as how institutions present... more...

  • The Concise History of the Crusadesby Thomas F. Madden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 28.99

    What is the relationship between the medieval crusades and the problems of the modern Middle East? Were the crusades the Christian equivalent of Muslim jihad ? In this sweeping yet crisp history, Thomas F. Madden offers a brilliant and compelling narrative of the crusades and their contemporary relevance. Placing all of the major crusades within... more...

  • Teaching Recent Global Historyby Diana B. Turk; Laura J. Dull; Robert Cohen; Michael R. Stoll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors? unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and academically rigorous lessons that help students connect with... more...