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  • 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...

  • Persian Historiographyby Ehsan Yarshater; Charles Melville

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 40.00

    Persian literature is the jewel in the crown of Persian culture. It has profoundly influenced the literatures of Ottoman Turkey, Muslim India and Turkic Central Asia and been a source of inspiration for Goethe, Emerson, Matthew Arnold and Jorge Luis Borges among others. Yet Persian literature has never received the attention it truly deserves._x000D_ _x000D_ A... more...

  • On Politicsby Alan Ryan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    This is a book about the answers that historians, philosophers, theologians, practising politicians and would-be revolutionaries have given to one question:how should human beings best govern themselves? That question raises innumerable others: can we manage our own affairs at all? Should we even try? Many people in the past have thought that only... more...

  • Current Issues in Women's Historyby International Conference on Women's History; Arina Angerman; Geerte Binnema; Annemieke Keunen; Vefie Poels; Jacqueline Zirkzee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00

    This lively collection of essays, originally published in 1989, illustrated recent developments in the area, with chapters by contributors from many different countries and disciplines. more...

  • History Beyond the Textby Sarah Barber; Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Sources are the bedrock of history. But over the past few years the question of 'what is a historical source' has become an increasingly prominent concern. In History Beyond the Text , Sarah Barber and Corinna Peniston-Bird, open up the discussion on sources to those beyond the 'traditional' ones. more...

  • At the Limits of Historyby Keith Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection presents the essential elements of his work over the last fifteen years. 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...

  • Belongingby Montserrat Guibernau

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    It is commonly assumed that we live in an age of unbridled individualism, but in this important new book Montserrat Guibernau argues that the need to belong to a group or community - from peer groups and local communities to ethnic groups and nations - is a pervasive and enduring feature of modern social life. The power of belonging stems from the... more...

  • The Rise of Heritageby Astrid Swenson

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    A richly illustrated book exploring the origins of the modern fascination for heritage, comparing preservation in France, Germany and England. more...

  • WORLD HISTORY, JOURNEYSby Candice Goucher; Linda Walton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Using a thematic approach, this innovative textbook explores the history of the world, from its earliest prehistory to the present age of globalization. more...