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  • 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 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...

  • Computers, Visualization, and Historyby David J Staley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This visionary and thoroughly accessible book examines how digital environments and virtual reality have altered the ways historians think and communicate ideas and how the new language of visualization transforms our understanding of the past. Drawing on familiar graphic models--maps, flow charts, museum displays, films--the author shows how images... more...

  • History Huntingby James W. Cortada

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the world wide web. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for... more...

  • Clio's Battlesby Jeremy M. Black

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...

  • The Spirit of 74by Ray Raphael; Marie Raphael

    The New Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Americans know about the Boston Tea Party and “the shot heard ?round the world,? but sixteen months divided these two iconic events, a period that has nearly been lost to history. The Spirit of '74 fills in this gap in our nation?s founding narrative, showing how in these mislaid months, step by step, real people made a revolution. After the Tea... more...

  • Postnarrativist Philosophy of Historiographyby Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Narrativism has made important contributions to the theory and philosophy of historiography but it is now time to move beyond it to postnarrativism. Kuukkanen shows how it is possible to reject the absolutist truth-functional evaluation of interpretations in historiography and yet accept that historiography can be evaluated by rational standards. 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...

  • The Theory and Practice of Historyby Leopold von Ranke; Georg G. Iggers

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Leopold von Ranke, who was born in 1795, is considered to be one of the founders of the modern practice of writing history. This collection of his writings, edited and introduced by Georg G. Iggers, was first published in 1973 and remains the leading collection of Ranke?s writings in the English language. Now updated with the needs of current... more...