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  • The Muslim Question in Europeby Peter O'Brien

    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...

  • Elite Oral History Discourseby Eva M. McMahan; Ronald J. Grele

    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...

  • The Crisis of the Twelfth Centuryby Thomas N. Bisson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16

    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...

  • Must We Divide History Into Periods?by Jacques Le Goff; Malcolm DeBevoise

    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...

  • Classical Civilizationby Nigel Spivey

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.65

    A masterly account of how the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome came into being, by a prize-winning Cambridge classicist whose writing is as accessible as it is scholarly. more...

  • Other Pasts, Different Presents, Alternative Futuresby Jeremy M. Black

    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...

  • History+ for Edexcel A Level: Democracies in changeby Nick Shepley; Vivienne Sanders; Peter Clements

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 39.98

    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 thematic... more...

  • Teaching for Historical Literacyby Matthew T. Downey; Kelly A. Long

    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...

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Historians? Autobiographiesby Jaume Aurell

    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...

  • Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Cultureby NaoŽ Kukita Yoshikawa

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    An exploration of the relations between medical and religious discourse and practice in medieval culture, focussing on how they are affected by gender. more...