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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 33.95 US$ 29.42
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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29
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...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
What is the history of knowledge? This engaging and accessible introduction explains what is distinctive about the new field of the history of knowledge (or, as some scholars say, ‘knowledges in the plural’) and how it differs from the history of science, intellectual history, the sociology of knowledge or from cultural history. Leading... more...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
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...
- 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...
- 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...