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  • Die modernen Všter der Antikeby Annette M. Baertschi; Colin Guthrie King

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical linguistics. In the present volume, leading scholars of antiquity visit the history of their disciplines... more...

  • A Study of Historyby Arnold J. Toynbee; D.C. Somervell

    Oxford University Press, USA 1987; US$ 18.99

    Arnold Toynbee's A Study of History has been acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of modern scholarship. A ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of human civilizations, it is a work of breath-taking breadth and vision. D.C. Somervell's abridgement, in two volumes, of this magnificent enterprise, preserves the method, atmosphere,... more...

  • Banditsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 18.78

    BANDITS is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel - robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions of social justice, as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters. Whether Balkan haiduks, Indian dacoits or Brazilian congaceiros, their spectacular exploits have been celebrated and preserved... more...

  • On Historyby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2011; US$ 28.18

    The theory and practice of history and its relevance to the modern world, by Britains greatest radical historian. more...

  • Beyond the Canonby Professor Maria Grever; Professor Siep Stuurman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    'Beyond the Canon' deals with recent politicized processes of canonization and its implications for historical culture in a globalizing and postcolonial world. The volume discusses the framing and transmission of historical knowledge and its consequences for the construction of narratives and the teaching of history in multicultural environments. more...

  • A 'Manly Study'?by Dr Nadia Clare Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book explores the lives, careers, and social and political activism of a diverse group of women historians in Ireland, contributing to the study of the Irish historical tradition and the study of women historians in an international context. It addresses debates about gender and history, modern Irish historiography and Irish women's history. more...

  • On Historyby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    The theory and practice of history and its relevance to the modern world, by Britains greatest radical historian. more...

  • Banditsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; Not Available

    BANDITS is a study of the social bandit or bandit-rebel - robbers and outlaws who are not regarded by public opinion as simple criminals, but rather as champions of social justice, as avengers or as primitive resistance fighters. Whether Balkan haiduks, Indian dacoits or Brazilian congaceiros, their spectacular exploits have been celebrated and preserved... more...

  • Global Perspectives on Global Historyby Dominic Sachsenmaier

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 27.00

    Discusses global historical research as a global and diverse movement. Case studies focus on China, Germany and the United States. more...

  • A History of Historiesby John Burrow

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    This unprecedented book, by one of Britain's leading intellectual historians, describes the intellectual impact that the study and consideration of the past has had in the western world over the past 2500 years, treating the practise of history not as an isolated pursuit but as an aspect of human society and an essential part of the cultural history... more...