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  • A Companion to Livyby Bernard Mineo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Livy features a collection of essays representing the most up-to-date international scholarship on the life and works of the Roman historian Livy. Features contributions from top Livian scholars from around the world Presents for the first time a new interpretation of Livy's historical philosophy, which represents a key to an overall... more...

  • Industry and Politics in the Third Reich (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)by John Gillingham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    When originally published in 1985 this was the first detailed study of business in Nazi Germany. Drawing on a wealth of new evidence from government and private archives, the book throws light on the important role played by Germany heavy industry in preserving traditions valuable for the post-Nazi future. Contrary to widely held beliefs, the industrialists... more...

  • The Policies of Genocide (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust)by Gerhard Hirschfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    One of the darkest passages in German history is examined in this book (originally published in 1986) by five leading German historians of the Third Reich. The authors establish that a direct link existed between the widespread deaths of Soviet prisoners of war and the extermination of Jews and implicate the German army in the policies of genocide... more...

  • History Meets Fictionby Beverley C. Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Is history factual, or just another form of fiction? Are there distinct boundaries between the two, or just extensive borderlands? How do novelists represent historians and history? † The relationship between history and fiction has always been contentious and sometimes turbulent, not least because the two have traditionally been seen as mutually... 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...

  • Die modernen Všter der Antikeby Annette M. Baertschi; Colin Guthrie King

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical linguistics. In the present volume, leading scholars of antiquity visit the history of their disciplines... more...

  • A Study of Historyby Arnold J. Toynbee; D.C. Somervell

    Oxford University Press, USA 1987; US$ 18.99

    Arnold Toynbee's A Study of History has been acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of modern scholarship. A ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of human civilizations, it is a work of breath-taking breadth and vision. D.C. Somervell's abridgement, in two volumes, of this magnificent enterprise, preserves the method, atmosphere,... 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$ 17.85

    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...

  • A 'Manly Study'?by Dr Nadia Clare Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book explores the lives, careers, and social and political activism of a diverse group of women historians in Ireland, contributing to the study of the Irish historical tradition and the study of women historians in an international context. It addresses debates about gender and history, modern Irish historiography and Irish women's history. more...