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  • L?historiographie tardo-antique et la transmission des savoirsby Philippe Blaudeau; Peter Nuffelen

    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...

  • Clio's Battlesby Jeremy M. Black

    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...

  • Why Did Europe Conquer the World?by Philip T. Hoffman

    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...

  • Access to History for the IB Diplomaby Andy Dailey; Ruth D`Rozario

    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...

  • Netzwerke der Kulturdiplomatieby Romain Faure

    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...

  • Alfred the Great pocket GIANTSby Barbara Yorke

    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...

  • Verschwundene Reicheby Norman Davies; Karin Schuler; Norbert Juraschitz; Hans Freundl; Helmut Dierlamm; Oliver Grasmück

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 28.61

    Zusammengebrochen, verloren, für alle Zeiten von der politischen Landkarte Europas radiert. Die Geschichte Europas ist auch eine Geschichte verschwundener Reiche. Das stolze Alt Clud, heute ein heruntergekommener Landstrich in Schottland, das sagenumwobene Burgund oder das preußische Kernland der Prussen, im 12. Jahrhundert eine terra incognita, aber... more...

  • How to Pass Higher History for CfEby John Kerr; Simon Wood; John Mitchell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 19.18

    Get your best grade with this guide to Higher History for CfE. We are working with SQA to gain endorsement for this title. This book contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher (for CfE) exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from a top expert on how to improve exam performance, so you... more...

  • The Europeanisation of Contested Statehoodby Dr George Kyris

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The Europeanisation of Contested Statehood: The EU in northern Cyprus acts as a case study of the impact of the EU on institutions, political parties and civil society in 'contested states?, self-declared states which remain unrecognised in world politics. Research drawn from qualitative analysis of official documents, public discourse and interviews... more...

  • Communities of Violenceby David Nirenberg; David Nirenberg

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In the wake of modern genocide, we tend to think of violence against minorities as a sign of intolerance, or, even worse, a prelude to extermination. Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and... more...