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  • Letters of Noteby Shaun Usher

    Canongate Unbound 2013; US$ 33.29

    Funny, tragic, brilliantly incisive, historic, lyrical, romantic and studiedly offensive, this stupendous compendium of letters ancient and modern is my book of the year. You will never tire of it - Stephen FryIn 2009, while researching a copywriting assignment for a stationery company, Shaun Usher noticed that the internet was full of facsimiles of... more...

  • Teaching History at Universityby Alan Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Alan Booth draws on a wide range of international research as well as the reflections and experiences of university historians, linking theory and practice. Teaching History at University examines how high-quality history teaching and learning can be achieved in today's universities worldwide. This is an essential resource for university teachers... more...

  • A Nation on Trialby Norman G. Finkelstein; Ruth Bettina Birn

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    No recent work of history has generated as much interest as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Purporting to solve the mystery of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans were driven by fanatical anti-Semitism to murder the Jews. An immediate national best-seller, the book went on to create an international... more...

  • The Fiction of Historyby Alexander Lyon Macfie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Fiction of History sets out a number of themes in the relationship between history and fiction, emphasising the tensions and dilemmas created in this relationship and examining how various writers have dealt with these. In the first part, two chapters discuss the philosophy behind the connection between fiction and history, whether history is... more...

  • Canadian Historical Writingby Renée Hulan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Canadian Historical Writing presents an archaeology of contemporary Canadian historical writing within the theory and practice of historiography. Drawing on international debates within the fields of literary studies and history, the book focuses on the roles played by time, evidence, and interpretation in defining the historical. more...

  • The History Manifestoby Jo Guldi; David Armitage

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 19.00 US$ 15.58

    A call to arms to historians and everyone interested in history in contemporary society. This title is also available as Open Access. more...

  • Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledgeby Joy Damousi; Birgit Lang; Katie Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the specialist circles of their academic disciplines,... more...

  • Guardians of the Traditionby James De Lorenzi

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 110.00

    Comprehensively surveys Ethiopia and Eritrea's rich and dynamic tradition of historical writing, from the ancient Aksumite era to the present day. more...

  • History Huntingby James W. Cortada

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the world wide web. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for... more...

  • British Historians and National Identityby Anthony Leon Brundage

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Two eminent scholars of historiography examine the concept of national identity through the key multi-volume histories of the last two hundred years. Starting with Hume?s History of England (1754?62), they explore the work of British historians whose work had a popular readership and an influence on succeeding generations of British children. more...