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  • Memoirs of My Lifeby Edward Gibbon

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 17.58

    Edward Gibbon was one of the world's greatest historians and a towering figure of his age. When he died in 1794 he left behind the unfinished drafts of his Memoirs, which were posthumously edited by his friend Lord Sheffield, and remain an astonishing portrait of a rich, full life. Recounting Gibbon's sickly childhood in London, his disappointment... more...

  • Memory and Historyby Joan Tumblety

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    How does the historian approach memory and how do historians use different sources to analyze how history and memory interact and impact on each other? Memory and History explores the different aspects of the study of this field. Taking examples from Europe, Australia, the USA and Japan and treating periods beyond living memory as well as the... more...

  • A Nation on Trialby Norman G. Finkelstein; Ruth Bettina Birn

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    No recent work of history has generated as much interest as Daniel Jonah Goldhagen's Hitler's Willing Executioners. Purporting to solve the mystery of the Nazi holocaust, Goldhagen maintains that ordinary Germans were driven by fanatical anti-Semitism to murder the Jews. An immediate national best-seller, the book went on to create an international... 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...

  • The Oral History Readerby Robert Perks; Alistair Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ?classic? articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most significant developments in oral history in the last decade to bring this invaluable text up to date,... more...

  • The Poverty of Clioby Francesco Boldizzoni

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 46.00

    The Poverty of Clio challenges the hold that cliometrics--an approach to economic history that employs the analytical tools of economists--has exerted on the study of our economic past. In this provocative book, Francesco Boldizzoni calls for the reconstruction of economic history, one in which history and the social sciences are brought... more...

  • Practicing Historyby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    I The Craft In Search of History History began to exert its fascination upon me when I was about six, through the medium of the Twins series by Lucy Fitch Perkins. I became absorbed in the fortunes of the Dutch Twins; the Twins of the American Revolution, who daringly painted the name Modeerf, or ?freedom? spelled backward, on their row boat; and... more...

  • Processing the Pastby Francis X. Blouin; William G. Rosenberg

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99

    Processing the Past explores the dramatic changes taking place in historical understanding and archival management and in the relations between historians and archivists. Written by an archivist and a historian, it shows how these changes have been brought on by new historical thinking, new conceptions of archives, changing notions of historical authority,... more...

  • Teaching History at Universityby Alan Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    Alan Booth draws on a wide range of international research as well as the reflections and experiences of university historians, linking theory and practice. Teaching History at University examines how high-quality history teaching and learning can be achieved in today's universities worldwide. This is an essential resource for university teachers... more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Historyby Leopold von Ranke; Georg G. Iggers

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Leopold von Ranke, who was born in 1795, is considered to be one of the founders of the modern practice of writing history. This collection of his writings, edited and introduced by Georg G. Iggers, was first published in 1973 and remains the leading collection of Ranke?s writings in the English language. Now updated with the needs of current... more...