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- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Il n'y a pas longtemps qu'il m'advint de rencontrer, dans un café voisin du Palais, un ancien agent du service de la sûreté, d'un esprit original, et d'une mémoire intéressante à feuilleter comme un livre d'anecdotes. Nous liâmes conversation. En dépit qu'on en ait, c'est un fort honnête homme, qui conserve en son c?ur le goût du métier... more...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no longer possible to study nations in isolation or to understand world history as emanating from the West. This book reveals why the discipline of global history has emerged as... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95
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 cultural historian,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 26.99
In this book, Richard W. Bulliet focuses on three major phases in the evolution of the wheel and their relationship to the needs and ambitions of human society. He begins in 4000 B.C.E. with the first wheels affixed to axles. He then follows with the innovation of wheels turning independently on their axles and concludes five thousand years later... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00
Historical scholarship and the digital humanities are still struggling to come to terms with the rise of Wikipedia, which has grown prodigiously in the last decade. Because of its enormous range, Wikipedia has made a significant impact on popular historical understanding. The contributors analyze Wikipedia as an external challenge to scholarship... more...
- For Beginners 2009; US$ 14.99
Zinn For Beginners describes the life and work of the most vital historian of our time. Howard Zinn led a revolution in the writing of history by telling the story not from the standpoint of conquerors and rulers, but from the side of the ordinary people who always bear the brunt of the ambitions of tyrants. Zinn tells the story of Columbus? discovery... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Zionism is an international political movement that was originally dedicated to the resettlement of Jewish people in the Promised Land, and is now synonymous with support for the modern state of Israel. This addition to the Short Histories of Big Ideas series looks at the controversial and topical notion of Zionism from a balanced viewpoint, concentrating... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "L'Asie-Mineure désignée aussi sous le nom d'Anatolie, qui en réalité en est une province, est baignée, au nord par la mer Noire et la mer de Marmara, à l'est et au sud par la Méditerranée. Elle présente du côté de l'Europe une façade très fantaisiste avec une dentelure capricieuse de côtes pittoresques, offrant des baies, parfois très profondes... more...