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  • On Historyby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    The theory and practice of history and its relevance to the modern world, by Britains greatest radical historian. more...

  • Banditsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • Global Perspectives on Global Historyby Dominic Sachsenmaier

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 27.00

    Discusses global historical research as a global and diverse movement. Case studies focus on China, Germany and the United States. more...

  • A History of Historiesby John Burrow

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    This unprecedented book, by one of Britain's leading intellectual historians, describes the intellectual impact that the study and consideration of the past has had in the western world over the past 2500 years, treating the practise of history not as an isolated pursuit but as an aspect of human society and an essential part of the cultural history... more...

  • On Politicsby Alan Ryan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    This is a book about the answers that historians, philosophers, theologians, practising politicians and would-be revolutionaries have given to one question:how should human beings best govern themselves? That question raises innumerable others: can we manage our own affairs at all? Should we even try? Many people in the past have thought that only... more...

  • Current Issues in Women's Historyby International Conference on Women's History; Arina Angerman; Geerte Binnema; Annemieke Keunen; Vefie Poels; Jacqueline Zirkzee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    This lively collection of essays, originally published in 1989, illustrated recent developments in the area, with chapters by contributors from many different countries and disciplines. Asking new questions and using sources in a challenging way, the contributors reflect 1980s debates about politics and academic research in women?s studies. They... more...

  • Gender History Across Epistemologiesby Donna R. Gabaccia; Mary Jo Maynes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Gender History Across Epistemologies offers broad range of innovative approaches to gender history. The essays reveal how historians of gender are crossing boundaries - disciplinary, methodological, and national - to explore new opportunities for viewing gender as a category of historical analysis. Essays present epistemological and theoretical... more...

  • History Beyond the Textby Sarah Barber; Corinna Peniston-Bird

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Sources are the bedrock of history. But over the past few years the question of 'what is a historical source' has become an increasingly prominent concern. In History Beyond the Text , Sarah Barber and Corinna Peniston-Bird, open up the discussion on sources to those beyond the 'traditional' ones. more...

  • At the Limits of Historyby Keith Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection presents the essential elements of his work over the last fifteen years. more...

  • Visible Histories, Disappearing Womenby Mahua Sarkar

    Duke University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Argues that the discursive erasure of Muslim women within colonial and Hindu nationalist discourse underpinned the construction of other identity categories in late colonial Bengal and remains linked to violence against Indian Muslim women today. more...