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Historiography

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  • Interpretations of Historyby Alban G. Widgery

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    In this volume, originally published in 1961, the author presents an exposition of the meanings given to history. Part 1 describes the conceptions of history impied in wide-spread religions and cultures, Confucian and Taoist, Hindu and Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Muslim, Greek and Roman, Jewish and Christian. Part 2 surveys the theories of independent... more...

  • The Use of Historyby A. L. Rowse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book, originally published in 1963, discusses the place of history in education and general culture, methods of teaching and how to tackle reading. It deals with problems that are among the most pressing intellectual issues of the twentieth century as well as being a practical handbook, on how to read history. 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...

  • What is Military History?by Stephen Morillo; Michael F. Pavkovic

    Wiley 2017; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world history. This popular textbook showcases a field that encompasses not only accounts of campaigns... 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...