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  • Savage Girls and Wild Boysby Michael Newton

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    Savage Girls and Wild Boys is a fascinating history of extraordinary children---brought up by animals, raised in the wilderness, or locked up for long years in solitary confinement. Wild or feral children have fascinated us through the centuries, and continue to do so today. In a haunting and hugely readable study, Michael Newton deftly investigates... more...

  • The Night Lives Onby Walter Lord

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99

    Three decades after his landmark work A Night to Remember , Walter Lord revisits the Titanic Years after A Night to Remember stoked the fires of public interest in the doomed RMS Titanic , the clamor for details about April 14, 1912, has not abated. As die-hard professional and amateur historians??rivet counters,? they are called?puzzle... more...

  • A Night to Rememberby Walter Lord

    Open Road Media 2012; US$ 14.99

    Lord?s classic bestseller, and the definitive account of the unsinkable ship?s fateful last hours At first, no one but the lookout recognized the sound. Passengers described it as the impact of a heavy wave, a scraping noise, or the tearing of a long calico strip. In fact, it was the sound of the world?s most famous ocean liner striking an iceberg,... more...

  • The Mighty Hoodby Ernle Bradford

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99

    Few historians have immersed themselves in their topics like bestselling, noted author Ernle Bradford. Specializing in the Mediterranean world and naval topics, Bradford was an enthusiastic sailor himself and spent almost thirty years sailing the Mediterranean, where many of his acclaimed books are set. He served in the Royal Navy during World War... more...

  • The Complete Titanic Chroniclesby Walter Lord

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 24.99

    The complete story of the sinking of the Titanic , told by Walter Lord in two acclaimed and riveting chronicles of the ship?s doomed maiden voyage In just two hours and forty minutes, 1,500 souls were lost at sea when the RMS Titanic succumbed to the icy waters of the North Atlantic. Based on interviews with sixty-three survivors, A Night to... more...

  • War and Revolutionby Domenico Losurdo

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    War and Revolution identifies and takes to task a reactionary trend among contemporary historians, one that?s grown increasingly apparent in recent years. It?s a revisionist tendency discernible in the work of authors such as Ernst Nolte, who traces the impetus behind the Holocaust to the excesses of the Russian Revolution; or François Furet, who... 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...

  • The Fiction of Historyby Alexander Lyon Macfie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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... more...

  • The History Manifestoby Jo Guldi; David Armitage

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 16.00

    A call to arms to historians and everyone interested in history in contemporary society. This title is also available as open access. more...

  • Historiography of Imperial Russia: The Profession and Writing of History in a Multinational Stateby Thomas Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    This collection of the best new and recent work on historical consciousness and practice in late Imperial Russia assembles the building blocks for a fundamental reconceptualization of Russian history and history writing. more...