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  • Creating a Local Historical Bookby Tyler R. Tichelaar

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 4.99

    Does Your City or Region Have a Fascinating Story that needs to be told before it's forgotten? Yes, it does, and you can be the person to write it! In this short text, Tyler Tichelaar, author of My Marquette and The Marquette Trilogy , talks in a conversational format about how he became interested in w more...

  • A Cultural History of Causalityby Stephen Kern

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    This pioneering work is the first to trace how our understanding of the causes of human behavior has changed radically over the course of European and American cultural history since 1830. Focusing on the act of murder, as documented vividly by more than a hundred novels including Crime and Punishment, An American Tragedy, The Trial , and Lolita... more...

  • Current Issues in Women's Historyby International Conference on Women's History; Arina Angerman; Geerte Binnema; Annemieke Keunen; Vefie Poels; Jacqueline Zirkzee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This lively collection of essays, originally published in 1989, illustrated recent developments in the area, with chapters by contributors from many different countries and disciplines. Asking new questions and using sources in a challenging way, the contributors reflect 1980s debates about politics and academic research in women?s studies. They... more...

  • David Humeby Nicholas Phillipson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 20.78

    A giant of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, David Hume was one of the most important philosophers ever to write in English. He was also a brilliant historian. In this succinct study, Nicholas Phillipson shows how Hume freed history from religion and politics. As a philosopher, Hume sought a way of seeing the world and pursuing happiness independently... more...

  • De Gaulle et la Belgiqueby Catherine Lanneau; Francis Depagie

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    Le premier ouvrage sur l?influence politique du général de Gaulle en Belgique Près de quarante-cinq ans après sa mort, la figure du général de Gaulle demeure, pour beaucoup, une référence incontournable sinon un mythe politique, bien au-delà des frontières françaises. La « période gaullienne », celle des tourbillonnantes années 1960, a retenu l?attention... more...

  • Die modernen Väter der Antikeby Annette M. Baertschi; Colin Guthrie King

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical linguistics. In the present volume, leading scholars of antiquity visit the history of their... more...

  • Doing Conceptual History in Africaby Axel Fleisch; Rhiannon Stephens

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 120.00

    Employing an innovative methodological toolkit, Doing Conceptual History in Africa provides a refreshingly broad and interdisciplinary approach to African historical studies. The studies assembled here focus on the complex role of language in Africa's historical development, with a particular emphasis on pragmatics and semantics. From precolonial... more...

  • Empireby Napoléon Ier; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La paix a été conclue à Presbourg et ratifiée à Vienne entre moi et l'empereur d'Autriche. Je voulais, dans une séance solennelle, vous en faire connaître moi-même les conditions ; mais ayant depuis longtemps arrêté, avec le roi de Bavière, le mariage de mon fils le prince Eugène, avec la princesse Augusta, sa fille, et me trouvant à Munich... 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...

  • Expédition d'Egypteby Napoléon Ier; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Pour s'emparer de Malte et de l'Egypte, il faudrait de vingt à vingt-cinq mille hommes d'infanterie, et de deux à trois mille hommes de cavalerie sans chevaux. L'on pourrait prendre et embarquer ces troupes de la manière suivante, en Italie et en France : A Civita-Vecchia, la vingt-et-unième d'infanterie légère, deux mille ; la soixante-unième... more...