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  • Historians on Historyby John Tosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    A follow-up to the bestselling The Pursuit of History, this Reader brings together the reflections of a number of major historians on the nature and purpose of their craft. They illuminate the different governing assumptions - political, social, personal - that have sustained these leading practitioners in their studies, and show how different... more...

  • Gender and the Historianby Johanna Alberti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Why are most famous historians men? How have women changed the writing of history over the last decades? What lives and stories have been hidden from history? Until recently history was predominantly the domain of men. That men were the authors of our past meant that in many cases only half of the story was told. In the second half of the twentieth... more...

  • Wikipedia und Geschichtswissenschaftby Thomas Wozniak; Jürgen Nemitz; Uwe Rohwedder

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Geschichtswissenschaft und Digital Humanities hadern noch mit der seit über zehn Jahren gewachsenen Online-Enzyklopädie Wikipedia. Dabei hat diese durch ihre enorme Reichweite erheblichen Einfluss auf das populäre Geschichtsbild erlangt. Die Beiträger analysieren die Verflechtungen der Wikipedia als von außen an die Wissenschaft herangetragene... more...

  • Big History and the Future of Humanityby Fred Spier

    Wiley 2015; US$ 33.95

    Featuring a variety of updates and revisions, Big History and the Future of Humanity , Second Edition , presents an accessible and original overview of the entire sweep of history from the origins of the universe and origins of life on Earth up to the present day. Provides an accessible and original overview of the entire sweep of history that... more...

  • Gender, Imperialism and Global Exchangesby Stephan F. Miescher; Michele Mitchell; Naoko Shibusawa

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95

    Gender, Imperialism and Global Exchanges presents a collection of original readings that address gendered dimensions of empire from a wide range of geographical and temporal settings. Draws on original research on gender and empire in relation to labour, commodities, fashion, politics, mobility, and visuality Includes coverage of gender issues... more...

  • Historiographyby Roger Spalding; Christopher Parker

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Historiography can be a daunting term for those not familiar with it. This book presents the key ideas behind the term, in a clear and accessible fashion. The opening chapters introduce the reader to the practices that characterise the subject, while the final chapters address the History of Nazism, Gender History and Cultural History, and seek to... more...

  • History's Peopleby Margaret MacMillan

    Profile Books 2016; US$ 14.66

    What difference do individuals make to history? Are we all swept up in the great forces like industrialisation or globalisation that change the world? Clearly not: real people-leaders in particular-and the decisions that they make change our lives irrevocably, whether in deciding to go to war or not, decisive tactical choices made in the heat... more...

  • Das Menschenmöglicheby Dana Giesecke; Harald Welzer

    edition Körber-Stiftung 2012; Not Available

    Die deutsche Erinnerungskultur befindet sich in einer Epochenwende: Nationalsozialismus und Holocaust liegen mehr als sechzig Jahre zurück und die junge Generation sieht sich mit neuen Herausforderungen wie Globalisierung und Klimawandel konfrontiert. Ein historischer Diskurs, der nur auf die Dämonisierung des Bösen setzt, verfehlt sein Ziel: Orientierung... more...

  • How History Worksby Martin L. Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    How History Works assesses the social function of academic knowledge in the humanities, exemplified by history, and offers a critique of the validity of historical knowledge. The book focusses on history?s academic, disciplinary ethos to offer a reconception of the discipline of history, arguing that it is an existential liability: if critical analysis... more...

  • Napoleonic Warsby Frederick C. Schneid

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 14.95

    It is only in the past two decades that English-speaking scholars have fully breached European language barriers, permitting a comprehensive reexamination of the Napoleonic Wars beyond the limitations of English-, French-, and German-dependent works. This new volume in the Essential Bibliography Series examines the changing nature of Napoleonic historiography... more...