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  • Building New Bridges - Bātir de nouveaux pontsby Jeff Keshen; Sylvie Perrier

    University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 16.99

    Questions of methodology and the use of sources are fundamental to all academic disciplines. In recent years, this topic has become far more challenging as scholars are increasingly adopting an interdisciplinary approach to achieve richer and deeper analyses, particularly in the humanities and social sciences. Building New Bridges / Bātir de nouveaux... more...

  • New Ways of Historyby Gelina Harlaftis; Kostas Sbonias; Nikos Karapidakis

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 29.00

    Making sense of the past is always a challenge for the historian. Common to all periods and specialisms is the attempt to find new modes of historical narrative. This wide-ranging overview of recent trends and the changing agenda of historical questions compares new approaches - chronological, thematic, regional - not only in the various historical... more...

  • Historiography in the Twentieth Centuryby Georg G. Iggers

    Wesleyan University Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    A broad perspective on historical thought and writing, with a new epilogue. more...

  • 2009by Massimo Mastrogregori

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 336.00

    Every year, the Bibliography catalogues the most important new publications, historiographical monographs, and journal articles throughout the world, extending from prehistory and ancient history to the most recent contemporary historical studies. Within the systematic classification according to epoch, region, and historical discipline, works are... more...

  • In Defence Of Historyby Richard J. Evans

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 13.32

    In this volume, English historian Richard Evans offers a defence of the importance of his craft. At a time of deep scepticism about our ability to learn anything from the past, even to recapture any serious sense of past cultures and ways of life, Evans shows us why history is both possible and necessary. His demolition of the wilder claims of postmodern... more...

  • Meaning and Representation in Historyby Jorn Rusen

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    History has always been more than just the past. It involves a relationship between past and present, perceived, on the one hand, as a temporal chain of events and, on the other, symbolically as an interpretation that gives meaning to these events through varying cultural orientations, charging it with norms and values, hopes and fears. And it is... more...

  • Class Strugglesby Dennis L. Dworkin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In the 1960s and 1970s the study of history and sociology was heavily influenced by Marxism and theories of class. But the collapse of Communism and significant changes in culture and society threw the study of class into crisis. Its most basic premises were called into question. More recently accelerating globalisation, proliferating multinational... more...

  • History and Cultural Theoryby Simon Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    In recent times there has been recognition of the growing influence of cultural theory on historical writing. Foucault, Bourdieu, Butler and Spivak are just some of the thinkers whose ideas have been taken up and deployed by historians. What are these ideas and where do they come from? How have cultural theorists thought about 'history'? And how... more...

  • Global History of Modern Historiography, Aby Georg G Iggers; Q. Edward Wang; Supriya Mukherjee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    So far histories of historiography have concentrated almost exclusively on the West. This is the first book to offer a history of modern historiography from a global perspective. Tracing the transformation of historical writings over the past two and half centuries, the book portrays the transformation of historical writings under the effect of... more...

  • Zionismby David Engel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    Zionism is an international political movement that was originally dedicated to the resettlement of Jewish people in the Promised Land, and is now synonymous with support for the modern state of Israel. This addition to the Short Histories of Big Ideas series looks at the controversial and topical notion of Zionism from a balanced viewpoint, concentrating... more...