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  • 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 Jorn Rusen

    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

    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...

  • Annalists and Historiansby Denys Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book, originally published in 1977, is a survey of European historiography from its origins in the historians of Greece and Rome, through the annalists and chroniclers of the middle ages, to the historians of the late eighteenth century. The author concentrates on those writers whose works fit into a specific category of writing, or who have... more...

  • Approaches to Historyby H. P. R. Finberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The contributors to this volume, originally published in 1962, explain the raison d?Ítre of their own specialism in history be it archaeology, political, local, economic or social history or historical geography. more...

  • Perspectives on Historyby William Dray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    In Part 1 of this book, originally published in 1980, the focus is on certain claims of R. G. Collingwood regarding the nature of historical understanding, of Charles Beard about the possibility of an objective reconstruction of the past, and of J. W. N. Watkins concerning the reducibility of what historians say about social events and processes to... more...

  • Alexandru D. Xenopol and the Development of Romanian Historiographyby Paul A. Hiemstra

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Despite the criticism of his peers and the inattention of his successors, Alexandru Xenopol provided Romanian nationalistic historiography with a greater measure of respectability, especially with the general public. By the time of WWI a strong sense of national identity had become entrenched as an intellectually respectable mentality among Romania?s... more...

  • The Diversity of Historyby John Elliott; H G Koenigsberger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Each of the essays in this volume, originally published in 1970, touches upon a historical theme which Herbert Butterfield illuminated. It covers a wide range of topics from music and relgion in modern European history to the scientific revolution of the 17 th century. more...

  • History and Historical Researchby C. G. Crump

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Aimed at students of history, this volume, originally published in 1928, examines the issues of impartiality and objectivity in the study of history. It also discusses the skills necessary for any would-be historian including the knowledge of foreign languages, the use of sources and note-taking. more...