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  • Hollywood's Americaby Steven Mintz; Randy W. Roberts; David Welky

    Wiley 2016; US$ 47.95 US$ 41.56

    Fully revised, updated, and extended, the fifth edition of Hollywood’s America provides an important compilation of interpretive essays and primary documents that allows students to read films as cultural artifacts within the contexts of actual past events. A new edition of this classic textbook, which ties movies into the broader narrative... more...

  • Essaying the Pastby Jim Cullen

    Wiley 2012; US$ 23.95 US$ 20.76

    The second edition of Essaying the Past features a variety of updates and enhancements to further its standing as an indispensible resource to all aspects of researching and writing historical essays. Includes expert advice on writing about history, conducting good research, and learning how to think analytically Includes a new chapter addressing... more...

  • The Historians of Ancient Romeby Ronald Mellor

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    The Historians of Ancient Rome is the most comprehensive collection of ancient sources for Roman history available in a single English volume. After a general introduction on Roman historical writing, extensive passages from more than a dozen Greek and Roman historians and biographers trace the history of Rome over more than a thousand years: from... more...

  • The Historiesby Herodotus; Paul Cartledge; Tom Holland

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.09

    The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the first great masterpiece of non-fiction writing. Few history books since can compare for sheer drama with Herodotus's narrative of the Persian invasions of Greece. His accounts of the great battles of Marathon... 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...

  • Being a Historianby James M. Jr Banner

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

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

  • Historiography in the Twentieth Centuryby Georg G. Iggers

    Wesleyan University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    A broad perspective on historical thought and writing, with a new epilogue. more...