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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Historicism Once Moreby Roy Harvey Pearce

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 46.50 US$ 37.20

    A collection of some of Pearce?s best-known essays on historical criticism in which he suggests a way of going beyond positivist historiography and formalist explication de texie toward a criticism which vitally engages the reader in what he reads and puts him m a position of judging himself and his culture, past and present Originally published... more...

  • A Companion to Intellectual Historyby Richard Whatmore; Brian Young

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    A Companion to Intellectual History provides an in-depth survey of the practice of intellectual history as a discipline. Forty newly-commissioned chapters showcase leading global research with broad coverage of every aspect of intellectual history as it is currently practiced. Presents an in-depth survey of recent research and practice of intellectual... more...

  • A Historiographical Inquiry into the Theoretical and Methodological Implications of Borders in the Studies of Great Epidemicsby May-Brith Ohman Nielsen; Anette Warring

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2015; US$ 179.95

    The present study explores the complex relations between some significant historical phenomena, the great epidemics of modern times, and the way historians and other scholars have designed and conducted their study of those phenomena. more...

  • Historical Truth and Lies About the Pastby Alan B. Spitzer

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    Historians have long struggled with the questions of historical relativism, objectivity, and standards of proof and evidence. Intellectual historian Alan Spitzer focuses on the contradiction between theory and practice by presenting case studies of four politically charged debates about the past: the response to the report of the commission chaired... more...

  • CÁCERESby Teléfonica del Perú SA

    Telefónica del Perú S.A.A. 2015; US$ 0.00

    COMPENDIO DE INVESTIGACIONES HISTÓRICAS, BIOGRÁFICAS Y FOTOGRÁFICAS DE LA VIDA DEL HÉROE MILITAR DEL PERÚ. PARTICIPÓ EN DIVERSAS BATALLAS, COMBATE DEL DOS DE MAYO AL MANDO DE UNA BATERIA DE ARTILLERIA. COMANDÓ Y CREÓ BATALLONES PARA ENFRENTAR AL EJÑERCITO CHILENO EN LA GUERRA DEL SALITRE Y EL HUANO DE 1879. PATRONO DE LA INFANTERIA, BRUJO DE LOS ANDES,... more...

  • QUIÑONESby Teléfonica del Perú SA

    Telefónica del Perú S.A.A. 2015; US$ 0.00

    Esta edición es el cálido homenaje de la Fuerza Aérea del Perú en el centenario del natalicio del heroico aviador José Abelardo Quiñones Gonzales, quien con su admirable ejemplo forjó la gloria de la Patria y de su nombre, mientras defendía la integridad territorial de la Nación en la Batalla de Zarumilla, el 23 de julio de 1941. José Quiñones el... more...

  • The Grand Design of Godby C. A. Patrides

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book, originally published in 1972, offers a stimulating account of the Christian tradition of historiography as it is reflected in works of literature and history. The discussion ranges from the pre-Christian The Iliad up to the 1970s. The author considers subjects such as the Mystery Plays in the medieval synthesis, the nature of the evidence... more...