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- Temple University Press 2016; US$ 32.95
An estimated twenty million Muslims now reside in Europe, mostly as a result of large-scale postwar immigration. In The Muslim Question in Europe, Peter O?Brien challenges the popular notion that the hostilities concerning immigration?which continues to provoke debates about citizenship, headscarves, secularism, and terrorism?are a clash... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Over the past thirty years, oral history has found increasing favor among social scientists and humanists, with scholars ? rediscovering? the oral interview as a valuable method for obtaining information about the daily realities and historical consciousness of people, their histories, and their culture. One primary issue is the question of how the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.34
Medieval civilization came of age in thunderous events like the Norman Conquest and the First Crusade. Power fell into the hands of men who imposed coercive new lordships in quest of nobility. Rethinking a familiar history, Thomas Bisson explores the circumstances that impelled knights, emperors, nobles, and churchmen to infuse lordship with social... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
We have long thought of the Renaissance as a luminous era that marked a decisive break with the past, but the idea of the Renaissance as a distinct period arose only during the nineteenth century. Though the view of the Middle Ages as a dark age of unreason has softened somewhat, we still locate the advent of modern rationality in the Italian thought... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
What if there had been no World War I or no Russian Revolution? What if Napoleon had won at Waterloo in 1815, or if Martin Luther had not nailed his complaints to the church door at Wittenberg in 1517, or if the South had won the American Civil War? The questioning of apparent certainties or "known knowns" can be fascinating and, indeed, "What if?"... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 40.67
Develop high-level skills in Edexcel A Level History through expert narrative and extended reading, including bespoke essays from current academics in the historical interpretations section. History+ for Edexcel A Level: Democracies in change: Britain and the USA in the twentieth century facilitates students' progress and supports the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Teaching for Historical Literacy combines the elements of historical literacy into a coherent instructional framework for teachers. It identifies the role of historical literacy, analyzes its importance in the evolving educational landscape, and details the action steps necessary for teachers to implement its principles throughout a unit. These... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
E. H. Carr†wrote, "study the historian before you begin to study the facts." This book approaches the life, work, ideas, debates, and the context of key 20th- and 21st-century historians through an analysis of their life writing projects viewed as historiographical sources. Merging literary studies on autobiography with theories of history, it provides... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 116.82
This volume focuses on the role played by historiography in the selection, processing and transmission of knowledge in Late Antiquity. In particular, the transmission of documents (civil and ecclesiastical, authentic and apocryphal) is studied, the impact of differences in genre, as well as how historical, anthropological, ethnographic,... more...