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  • We Can Take It!by Mark Connelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    `We Can Take It!' shows that the British remember the war in a peculiar way, thanks to a mix of particular images and evidence. Our memory has been shaped by material which is completely removed from historical reality. These images (including complete inventions) have combined to make a new history. The vision is mostly cosy and suits the way in... more...

  • Silencing the Past (20th anniversary edition)by Michel-Rolph Trouillot

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 19.00

    Foreword by Hazel V. Carby   A modern classic about power and the making of history, with a new foreword by a prominent scholar   Placing the West?s failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debates over the Alamo and Christopher Columbus, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning... more...

  • Hitler's Followers (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)by Detlef Muhlberger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    When originally published in 1991, this book was the first systematic, detailed evaluation of the social structure of the Nazi Party in several regions of Germany during its so-called Kampfzeit phase. Based on extensive archival material, much of it left untouched since the end of the war until Detlef Mühlberger uncovered it, the book demonstrates... more...

  • Nazi Propaganda (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)by David Welch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Based on a detailed examination of specific aspects of Nazi propaganda, this book (originally published in 1983) enhances the understanding of National Socialism by revealing both its power and its limitations. The work tackles aspects of Nazi propaganda which had been neglected in the past, but together they demonstrate the disproportionate role... more...

  • Stormtroopers (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)by Conan Fischer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This examination of Hitler?s stormtroopers provides vital insights into the collapse of the Weimar Republic and the establishment of the Nazi state. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources and extensive biographical material left by the stormtroopers themselves, the author challenges the belief that Hitler?s SA was predominantly lower-middle class.... more...

  • Writing local historyby John Beckett

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 23.99

    This fascinating book looks at how local history developed from the antiquarian county studies of the sixteenth century through the growth of 'professional' history in the nineteenth century, to the recent past. Concentrating on the past sixty years, it looks at the opening of archive offices, the invigorating influence of family history, the... more...

  • Magistracy and the Historiography of the Roman Republicby Ayelet Haimson Lushkov

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    An innovative, literary approach to historical accounts of politics, this book reveals the wide-ranging significance of Roman republican magistracy. more...

  • Magna Cartaby David Starkey

    Quercus 2015; Not Available

    In this erudite, entertaining book, award-winning historian and television presenter David Starkey untangles historical and modern misconceptions about one of the founding documents of democracy. Along the way, he shows how the Magna Carta laid the foundation for the British constitution, influenced the American Revolution and the U.S. constitution,... more...

  • A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815by Lisa Rosner; John Theibault

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    A concise survey that introduces readers to the people, ideas, and conflicts in European history from the Thirty Years' War to the Napoleonic Era. The authors draw on gender studies, environmental history, anthropology and cultural history to frame the essential argument of the work. more...

  • Using the Past to Serve the Present: Historiography and Politics in Contemporary Chinaby Jonathan Unger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    An historiographical examination of the political debates of the 1980s over despotism in Chinese history and over Party history. The extent of popular culture and its reinterpretation of history is also assessed, as governmental control of the media has decreased. more...