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  • 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...

  • Re-presenting the Pastby Ann-Marie Gallagher; Cathy Lubelska; Louise Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Feminist history continues to change the way history is written, and in doing so changes our view of the past. The authors of this collection explore how issues of sexuality, class, nationalism and colonialism informed the ways in which women were represented and continue to be represented in history. They show the ways in which women have been excluded,... more...

  • 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...

  • Deleuze and Historyby Jeffrey A. Bell; Claire Colebrook

    Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 46.99

    Despite the fact that time, evolution, becoming and genealogy are central concepts in Deleuze's work, there has been no sustained study of his philosophy in relation to the question of history. This book aims to open up Deleuze's relevance to those working in history, the history of ideas, science studies, evolutionary psychology, history of... more...

  • Intelligence Studies in Britain and the US: Historiography since 1945by Christopher R. Moran; Christopher J. Murphy

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 119.99

    The first introduction to writing about intelligence and intelligence services. Secrecy has never stopped people from writing about intelligence. From memoirs and academic texts to conspiracy-laden exposes and spy novels, writing on intelligence abounds. Now, this new account uncovers intelligence historiography's hugely important role in shaping... more...

  • Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledgeby Joy Damousi; Birgit Lang; Katie Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the specialist circles of their academic disciplines,... more...

  • What is Intellectual Historyby Richard Whatmore

    Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95

    What is intellectual history? Those who practice intellectual history have described themselves as eavesdroppers upon the conversations of the past, explorers of alien ideological worlds, and translators between historic societies and our own, while their critics have often derided them as narrow-mindedly studying the ideas of dead white men. Some... 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...