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  • British Historians and National Identityby Anthony Leon Brundage

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Two eminent scholars of historiography examine the concept of national identity through the key multi-volume histories of the last two hundred years. Starting with Hume?s History of England (1754?62), they explore the work of British historians whose work had a popular readership and an influence on succeeding generations of British children. more...

  • Builders of Empireby Jessica L. Harland-Jacobs

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    They built some of the first communal structures on the empire's frontiers. The empire's most powerful proconsuls sought entrance into their lodges. Their public rituals drew dense crowds from Montreal to Madras. The Ancient Free and Accepted Masons were quintessential builders of empire, argues Jessica Harland-Jacobs. In this first study of the relationship... more...

  • Canadian Historical Writingby Renée Hulan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Canadian Historical Writing presents an archaeology of contemporary Canadian historical writing within the theory and practice of historiography. Drawing on international debates within the fields of literary studies and history, the book focuses on the roles played by time, evidence, and interpretation in defining the historical. more...

  • Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledgeby Joy Damousi; Birgit Lang; Katie Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the specialist circles of their academic disciplines,... more...

  • A Companion to Western Historical Thoughtby Lloyd Kramer; Sarah Maza

    Wiley 2008; US$ 60.95

    This broad survey introduces readers to the major themes, figures, traditions and theories in Western historical thought, tracing its evolution from biblical times to the present. Surveys the evolution of historical thought in the Western World from biblical times to the present day. Provides students with the background to contemporary historical... more...

  • The Fiction of Historyby Alexander Lyon Macfie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The Fiction of History sets out a number of themes in the relationship between history and fiction, emphasising the tensions and dilemmas created in this relationship and examining how various writers have dealt with these. In the first part, two chapters discuss the philosophy behind the connection between fiction and history, whether history is... more...

  • Framing a Legendby M. Andrew Holowchak

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 12.99

    A penetrating critical perspective on the question of Thomas Jefferson's paternity that will make you rethink recent conventional wisdom. It is accepted by most scholars that Jefferson had a lengthy affair with his slave Sally Hemings and fathered at least one of her children, a conclusion based on a 1998 DNA study published in Nature and on... more...

  • Guardians of the Traditionby James De Lorenzi

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 110.00

    Comprehensively surveys Ethiopia and Eritrea's rich and dynamic tradition of historical writing, from the ancient Aksumite era to the present day. more...

  • Histories and Fallaciesby Carl R. Trueman

    Crossway 2010; US$ 17.99

    A primer for dealing with conceptual and methodological problems in history and presents classic historical problems as a way to examine what history is, what it means, and how it can be told and understood. more...

  • The Historiography of Transitionby Paolo Pombeni

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Defining a ?historic transition? means understanding how the complex system of intellectual, social, and material structures formed that determined the transition from a certain ?universe? to a ?new universe,? where the old explanations were radically rethought. In this book, a group of historians with specializations ranging from the sixteenth to... more...