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  • Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make Historyby Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    From admired historian?and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans?Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history. In 1976, in an obscure scholarly article, Ulrich wrote, "Well behaved women seldom make history." Today these words appear on t-shirts, mugs, bumper stickers, greeting cards, and... more...

  • Antiquity and Modernityby Neville Morley

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95

    The nature, faults and future of modern civilization and how these connect to the past are tackled in this broad-reaching volume. Presents a study of modernity that examines classical influences Incorporates political, economic, social, and psychological theories Highlights writings from a wide range of thinkers, including Adam Smith, Marx, Mill,... more...

  • History of Conceptsby Iain Hampsher-Monk; Karin Tilmans; Frank van Vree

    Amsterdam University Press 1999; US$ 50.75

    First introduction to an english-speaking audience of a field of research booming in continental Europe. more...

  • Historians and Nationalismby Monika Bar

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 109.99

    Peripheral cultures have been largely absent from the European canon of historiography. Seeking to redress the balance, Baar discusses the achievements of Joachim Lelewel (Polish); Simonas Daukantas (Lithuanian); Frantisek Palacky (Czech); Mihaly Horvath (Hungarian) and Mihail Kogalniceanu (Romanian). Comparing their efforts to promote a unified vision... more...

  • Calls and Responsesby Tim A. Ryan

    LSU Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    In this comprehensive, groundbreaking study, Tim A. Ryan explores how American novelists since World War I have imagined the institution of slavery and the experience of those involved in it. Complicating the common assumption that authentic black-authored fiction about slavery is starkly opposed to the traditional, racist fiction (and history) created... more...

  • The Secret History of the Worldby Mark Booth

    Overlook 2008; US$ 29.95

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Myth in History, History in Mythby L Cruz; Willem Frijhoff

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Based on the proceedings of a 2005 conference, this volume re-examines the role of Dutch social and patriotic myths. Using recent methodological approaches, the essays assess how the Dutch perceived their myths and how they were treated by previous historians. more...

  • Censorship of Historical Thoughtby ANTOON DE BAETS

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 203.00

    History is an important, dangerous, and fragile subject. Historical thought can be censored in widely diverging political and historiographical contexts, as historians are well aware. Yet the problems of censorship, often thought to be obvious, are rarely studied. Filling a significant void, this guide supplies information on the censorship of historical... more...

  • The Course of Human Eventsby David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 8.00

    A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader. more...

  • End of History and the Last Manby Francis Fukuyama

    Free Press 2006; US$ 17.00

    Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate. Francis Fukuyama's prescient analysis of religious fundamentalism, politics, scientific progress, ethical codes, and war is as essential for a world fighting fundamentalist terrorists as it was for the end of the Cold War. Now updated... more...