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  • The Undivided Pastby David Cannadine

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 17.58

    An impassioned, controversial plea for us to recognise the importance of writing history - from world-famous historian David Cannadine David Cannadine is one of Britain's most distinguished historians and this is his masterpiece. The Undivided Past is an agonised attempt to understand how so much of the writing of history has been driven... more...

  • The Pius Warby David G. Dalin; Joseph Bottum

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99

    In The Pius War, Joseph Bottum has joined with rabbi David G. Dalin to gather a representative and powerful sample of these reviews, deliberately chosen from a wide range of publications. Together with a team of professors, historians, and other experts, the reviewers conclusively investigate the claims attacking Pius XII. The Pius War, and the detailed... more...

  • A Companion to Intellectual Historyby Richard Whatmore; Brian Young

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.50

    A Companion to Intellectual History provides an in-depth survey of the practice of intellectual history as a discipline. Forty newly-commissioned chapters showcase leading global research with broad coverage of every aspect of intellectual history as it is currently practiced. Presents an in-depth survey of recent research and practice of intellectual... more...

  • The Oral History Readerby Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ?classic? articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the last decade to bring this invaluable text up to date,... more...

  • Les Sièges célèbres de l'antiquité, du moyen âge et des temps modernesby Maxime Petit; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le siège de Troie. Si l'on en croit Platon, la Troie de Priam et d'Homère avait été construite « sur une petite éminence, dans une belle et vaste plaine, arrosée par différentes rivières sortant du mont Ida ». On a beaucoup discuté sur l'emplacement de cette éminence, de cette plaine et de ces rivières. Du temps de Strabon, on ne savait... more...

  • A History of Historiesby John Burrow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00

    Treating the practice of history not as an isolated pursuit but as an aspect of human society and an essential part of the culture of the West, John Burrow magnificently brings to life and explains the distinctive qualities found in the work of historians from the ancient Egyptians and Greeks to the present. With a light step and graceful narrative,... more...

  • Fashioning Historyby Jr. Robert F. Berkhofer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 31.00

    This book offers historians and aspiring historians a learned, absorbing, and comprehensive overview of current fashions of method, interpretation, and meaning in the context of postmodernism that has washed over the historical profession in the last two decades. more...

  • Building New Bridges - Bâtir de nouveaux pontsby Jeff Keshen; Sylvie Perrier

    University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 16.99

    Questions of methodology and the use of sources are fundamental to all academic disciplines. In recent years, this topic has become far more challenging as scholars are increasingly adopting an interdisciplinary approach to achieve richer and deeper analyses, particularly in the humanities and social sciences. Building New Bridges / Bâtir de nouveaux... more...

  • New Ways of Historyby Gelina Harlaftis; Kostas Sbonias; Nikos Karapidakis

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Making sense of the past is always a challenge for the historian. Common to all periods and specialisms is the attempt to find new modes of historical narrative. This wide-ranging overview of recent trends and the changing agenda of historical questions compares new approaches - chronological, thematic, regional - not only in the various historical... more...

  • Being a Historianby James M. Jr Banner

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    Considers what aspiring and mature historians need to know about the discipline of history in the United States today. more...