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  • A Theory of Historyby Agnes Heller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This radical analysis of the role and importance of historiography interprets the philosophy and theory of history on the basis of historicity as a human condition. The book examins the norms and methods of historiography from a philosophical point of view, but rejects generalisations tht the philosophy of history can provide all the answers to contemporary... more...

  • History and Ethnicityby Elizabeth Tonkin; Maryon McDonald; Malcolm K. Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    These essays examine the importance of historical consicousness and the role of historiography in ?ethnic? situations, exploring the many ways in which ethnic groups select history, write or rewrite it, rescue appropriate or ignore it, forget or traduce it. Drawing on expert knowledge of regions ranging from the Amazon to contemporary Germany, the... more...

  • History As A Scienceby Hugh Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Examining why the study of history as a science was not as advanced as other disciplines, the author of this book, originally published in 1933, examines the arguments in the controversy of what the object of history should be. He then discusses the impact of the study of history on government, war and revolution . more...

  • Essaying the Pastby Jim Cullen

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, Essaying the Past guides the reader through the nuts and bolts of producing good historical prose, offering key strategies and useful tips. Includes expert advice on writing about history, conducting good research, and learning how to think analytically ... more...

  • Victorian Magicby Geoffrey Lamb

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1976. This title brings the Victorian era to life with stories of its spectacular leading magicians, conjurers, illusionists, escapologists, scientific experimenters and tricksters. Geoffrey Lamb describes the kind of people they were and the kind of things they did, whilst keeping intact the mystery surrounding their feats. This... more...

  • Paternalism in Early Victorian Englandby David Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1979. This book studies the social outlook which historians today call paternalism. It was an ideology which informed social attitudes at all levels of society and expressed itself in countless ways. In this work, David Roberts provides a comprehensive examination of the revival, amplification, and transformation of the ideals of... more...

  • The Experience of Historyby Kenneth Bartlett

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    The Experience of History is a lively and passionate introduction to the field that encourages students to seek and appreciate history inside the classroom and beyond. Defines history as a discipline and the role of historians within it Addresses the analytical and critical thinking skills needed to engage with the past A variety of important... more...

  • A Global History of Modern Historiographyby Georg G Iggers; Q. Edward Wang; Supriya Mukherjee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 62.95

    The first book on historiography to adopt a global and comparative perspective on the topic , A Global History of Modern Historiography looks not just at developments in the West but also at the other great historiographical traditions in Asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere around the world over the course of the past two and a half centuries. ... more...

  • The New Historyby Alun Munslow

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 57.95

    The notion of 'history' has always been one strenuously debated by both academics and the wider population. This deeply provocative re-thinking of our engagement with the past by one of the world's leading post-modern historians takes that debate one step further. Alun Munslow re-assesses history in the light of post-modernism and other intellectual... more...

  • The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertiseby Vladimir Petrovic

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should testify or not toward nuanced understanding of the history of... more...