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  • 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...

  • Gyula Szekfüby Irene Raab Epstein

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This study explores the connection between politics and historical scholarship in the case of the Hungarian historian, Gyula Szekfü, whose career spanned one of the most significant and eventful periods of Hungarian history. His writing is particularly suited for an inquiry into the relationship between politics and historiography becasue the changes... more...

  • Between Memory and Historyby Marie Noelle Bourguet; Lucette Valensi; Nathan Wachtel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The recent wave of interest in oral history and return to the active subject as a topic in historical practice raises a number of questions about the status and function of scholarly history in our societies. This articles in this volume, originally pubished in 1990, and which originally appeared in History and Anthropology, Volume 2, Part 2, discuss... more...

  • Historians and the Open Societyby A. R. Bridbury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    In this volume, originally published in 1972, the author discusses the conflict between the historian?s own expressed political views and the judgements he makes on political events in history. more...

  • The Origins of Historyby Herbert Butterfield; J H Adam Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    A distillation of the thought and research to which Herbert Butterfield devoted the last twenty years of his life to, this book, originally published in 1981, traces how differently people understood the relevance of their past and its connection with their religion. It examines ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia; the political perceptiveness of the Hittites;... more...

  • Aspects of History and Class Consciousnessby Istvan Meszaros

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The various contributions in this book, originally published in 1971, discuss many aspects of the complex subject of history and class consciousness, and the themes that are dealt with are all inter-related. The papers range from history and sociology, through political theory and philosophy, to art criticism and literary criticism. Georg Lukács?... more...

  • On the Writing of Historyby Charles Oman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Written by one of the most eminent, (if sometimes disputed) historians of the 20 th century, this book, originally published in 1939, gives guidance to the would-be historian on historical sources, research and evidence. Although inevitably a product of its time, this volume nonetheless remains one of the most comprehensive guides to historiograhy.... more...

  • History and Totalityby John Grumley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    In this work, originally published in 1989, the author establishes a tradition of radical historicism from Hegel to the Budapenst School. He charts both its continuous evolution from the early 19 th century to the late 20thh, and its transformation in the context of European social, economic and cultural change. Through a reappraisal of historical... more...

  • Historyby Jörn Rüsen

    Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 29.95

    Without denying the importance of the postmodernist approach to the narrative form and rhetorical strategies of historiography, the author, one of Germany's most prominent cultural historians, argues here in favor of reason and methodical rationality in history. He presents a broad variety of aspects, factors and developments of historical thinking... more...

  • Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39by Robert James

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    This book examines the relationship between class and culture in 1930s Britain. Focusing on the reading and cinema-going tastes of the working classes, Robert James' landmark study combines rigorous historical analysis with a close textual reading of visual and written sources to appraise the role of popular leisure in this fascinating decade. more...