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  • The Use and Abuse of Historyby Marc Ferro

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 24.95

    Use and Abuse of History has become a key text of current historiography; this is a book that poses fundamental and disturbing questions about the use and abuse of history. Engaging and challenging, this book confronts the reader with the many 'histories' that exist and have existed around the world, from the Zulu kingdoms to Communist China. ... more...

  • The Historiography of Communismby Michael E. Brown

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    In this fresh appraisal of communism and anti-communism, with an emphasis on the American case, respected scholar Michael E. Brown examines the methods, controversies and difficulties involved in writing the history of communism. Arguing that one important way of understanding communism—other than as a concrete political or ideological force—is... more...

  • A Cultural History of Causalityby Stephen Kern

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    This pioneering work is the first to trace how our understanding of the causes of human behavior has changed radically over the course of European and American cultural history since 1830. Focusing on the act of murder, as documented vividly by more than a hundred novels including Crime and Punishment, An American Tragedy, The Trial , and Lolita... more...

  • Writing Ancient Historyby Luke Pitcher

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 30.00

    History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon', said Napoleon. Yet the actual writing of history, especially ancient history, is a practice that often prompts more discord than assent. In his new textbook, Luke Pitcher aims to overcome the hostility which exists between two rival camps in their study of classical historiography.... more...

  • Banditsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 16.14

    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$ 22.01

    The theory and practice of history and its relevance to the modern world, by Britains greatest radical historian. 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$ 28.00

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

  • Gender History Across Epistemologiesby Donna R. Gabaccia; Mary Jo Maynes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Gender History Across Epistemologies offers broad range of innovative approaches to gender history. The essays reveal how historians of gender are crossing boundaries - disciplinary, methodological, and national - to explore new opportunities for viewing gender as a category of historical analysis. Essays present epistemological and theoretical... more...