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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
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...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99
This book offers a unique insight on the main far-right actors and ideological trends that push, on both sides, for reshaping the Europe-Russia relations and for the emergence of a new pan-European illiberal ideology. more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Between 1492 and 1914, Europeans conquered 84 percent of the globe. But why did Europe rise to the top, when for centuries the Chinese, Japanese, Ottomans, and South Asians were far more advanced? Why didn?t these powers establish global dominance? In Why Did Europe Conquer the World? , distinguished economic historian Philip Hoffman demonstrates... more...
- Hodder Education 2015; US$ 31.98
A new book for Paper 1, Prescribed Subject 3: The Move to Global War. The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor. An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop their knowledge and analytical skills. Provides:. - Reliable, clear... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00
Reflecting diseconomies of scale in providing public goods and services, recurrent spending in small states typically represents a large share of GDP. For some small states, this limits the fiscal space available for growth-promoting capital spending. Small states generally face greater revenue volatility than other country groups, owing to their exposure... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
Can history textbooks contribute to rapprochement between the peoples of Europe? After 1945, this question was answered affirmatively in many places, and this led to extensive international discussion about school textbooks. In his study, Romain Faure offers the first systematic investigation of international schoolbook revision in Europe... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 7.28
Why is Alfred the Great? A simple answer is that he has been seen as a man who saved England, invented English identity and pioneered English as a written language. He is the first Englishman for whom a biography survives so that we know more about Alfred and his ideals than we do for most people who lived over a thousand years ago. A slightly longer... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 84.99
This volume of the Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI) is the polestar publication for cultural heritage scholars, professionals, and students. Featuring fourteen original works selected by the distinguished editorial board of international scholars, ARCHI presents a broad spectrum of the cultural heritage informatics field.... more...