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  • 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...

  • The History Manifestoby Jo Guldi; David Armitage

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 18.00

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Making of the Ancient Greek Economyby Alain Bresson; Steven Rendall

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    This comprehensive introduction to the ancient Greek economy revolutionizes our understanding of the subject and its possibilities. Alain Bresson is one of the world?s leading authorities in the field, and he is helping to redefine it. Here he combines a thorough knowledge of ancient sources with innovative new approaches grounded in recent economic... more...

  • 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...

  • Épisode de l'histoire de Russieby Prosper Mérimée; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Ivan IV, tsar et grand-duc de Russie, mourut en 1584, après un long règne. Les étrangers, ses contemporains, l'ont surnommé le Bourreau ; les Russes l'appellent encore Ivan le Terrible. Pour ses sujets seulement, il fut terrible, car ni les Polonais ni les Tartares ne le virent sur un champ de bataille. Ce n'était qu'un tyran grossier et... more...

  • Asie-Mineure et Syrieby Eugène Gallois; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "L'Asie-Mineure désignée aussi sous le nom d'Anatolie, qui en réalité en est une province, est baignée, au nord par la mer Noire et la mer de Marmara, à l'est et au sud par la Méditerranée. Elle présente du côté de l'Europe une façade très fantaisiste avec une dentelure capricieuse de côtes pittoresques, offrant des baies, parfois très profondes... more...

  • New Paths to Public Historiesby Margot Finn; Kate Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    New Paths to Public Histories challenges readers to consider historical research as a collaborative pursuit enacted across a range of individuals from different backgrounds and institutions. It argues that research communities can benefit from recognizing and strengthening the ways in which they work with others. more...