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  • Building New Bridges - Bâtir 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 / Bâtir de nouveaux... 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...

  • The Pursuit of Historyby John Tosh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.99

    This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - What is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past? Does an objective historical truth exist and can we ever access it? In answering these central questions, John Tosh argues that, despite the... 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...

  • Historical Researchby Bill Mcdowell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    This is the first practical guide to cover the various stages of a history research project, from the selection of the topic and the organization and interpretation of source material, through to the completion of the written-up record. Whether it is for a dissertation, thesis article or, indeed, full-length book , Historical Research deals with... more...

  • Zinn For Beginnersby David Cogswell; Joe Lee

    For Beginners 2009; US$ 14.99

    Zinn For Beginners  describes the life and work of the most vital historian of our time. Howard Zinn led a revolution in the writing of history by telling the story not from the standpoint of conquerors and rulers, but from the side of the ordinary people who always bear the brunt of the ambitions of tyrants. Zinn tells the story of Columbus? discovery... more...

  • Sex, Gender and the Sacredby Joanna de Groot; Sue Morgan

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    Sex, Gender and the Sacred presents a multi-faith, multi-disciplinary collection of essays that explore the interlocking narratives of religion and gender encompassing 4,000 years of history.  Contains readings relating to sex and religion that encompass 4,000 years of gender history Features new research in religion and gender across diverse... more...