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  • Belongingby Montserrat Guibernau

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    It is commonly assumed that we live in an age of unbridled individualism, but in this important new book Montserrat Guibernau argues that the need to belong to a group or community - from peer groups and local communities to ethnic groups and nations - is a pervasive and enduring feature of modern social life. The power of belonging stems from the... more...

  • Modern Arab Historiographyby Youssef Choueiri

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Inclusing a new introduction and conclusion, this revised second edition deals with a vital yet neglected ingredient in modern Arab culture. It is the only scholarly study of Arab historiography. It covers the periods 1820-1920 (Pioneers and Amateurs) and 1920 to today (Professional Historians: Managers of Legitimation). This work is a major contribution... more...

  • Handbuch Chroniken des Mittelaltersby Gerhard Wolf; Norbert Ott

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 210.00

    Extensive chronicles have been handed down from the Middle Ages, preserving and interpreting stories of the past and present in literary form. Their sheer numbers pose a challenge to researchers. This handbook systematically presents the most important medieval chronicles in terms of their conception and function. They offer the reader initial access... more...

  • Experience and Historyby David Carr

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 67.99

    David Carr outlines a distinctively phenomenological approach to history. Rather than asking what history is or how we know history, a phenomenology of history inquires into history as a phenomenon and into the experience of the historical. How does history present itself to us, how does it enter our lives, and what are the forms of experience in which... more...

  • A Student's Guide to the Study of Historyby John Lukacs

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99

    To study history is to learn about oneself. And to fail to grasp the importance of the past?to remain ignorant of the deeds and writing of previous generations?is to bind oneself by the passions and prejudices of the age into which one is born. John Lukacs, one of today?s most widely published historians, explains what the study of history entails,... more...

  • 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$ 120.00

    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$ 120.00

    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$ 120.00

    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...