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  • Gender in Historyby Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History : Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times. Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures,... more...

  • How to Write History that People Want to Readby Ann Curthoys; Ann McGrath

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 24.00

    Drawn from decades of experience, this is a concise and highly practical guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history ? academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of all levels ? the book includes a wide range of examples from many genres and styles. more...

  • Narrating the Nationby Stefan Berger; Linas Eriksonas; Andrew Mycock

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    A sustained and systematic study of the construction, erosion and reconstruction of national histories across a wide variety of states is highly topical and extremely relevant in the context of the accelerating processes of Europeanization and globalization. However, as demonstrated in this volume, histories have not, of course, only been written... more...

  • The Palgrave Atlas of Byzantine Historyby John Haldon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 32.00

    The dominant Mediterranean power in the fifth and sixth centuries, by the time of its demise at the hands of the Ottomans in 1453 the Byzantine empire was a shadow of its former self restricted essentially to the city of Constantinople, modern Istanbul. Surrounded by foes who posed a constant threat to its very existence, it survived because of its... more...

  • Global and Transnational Historyby Akira Iriye

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 30.00

    It is no exaggeration to say that the study of history has been transformed significantly during the last twenty-odd years. Akira Iriye, the world authority on transnational history, examines the emergence and growth of global and transnational history, away from more traditional, nation-centred perspectives. more...

  • Remembering the Road to World War Twoby Patrick Finney

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    ?This is comparative history on a grand scale, skilfully analysing complex national debates and drawing major conclusions without ever losing the necessary nuances of interpretation.? Stefan Berger, University of Manchester, UK Remembering the Road to World War Two is a broad and comparative international survey of the historiography of the origins... 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 - Bātir 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 / Bātir 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...