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- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 21.99
In the tradition of his own bestselling masterpieces The Story of Civilization and The Lessons of History, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Will Durant here traces the lives and ideas of those who have helped to define civilization, from its dawn to the beginning of the modern world. Four years before his death, Will Durant began work on an abbreviated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 50.95
Modern relativism and postmodern thought in culture and language challenge the 'truth' of history. This book considers how historians, confined by argument of their own cultures, can still discover truths about the past. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95
An illuminating and provocative look at historical interpretation, which draws more on Africa, Afro-America, Australasia and Oceania than on Europe, the source of the traditionally dominant perspective in archaeology. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 34.95
Illustrated with numerous examples and focusing on the central theoretical issues, this original argument about the 'fact or fiction' debate takes a fresh look at major debates on the nature of history and the dilemmas facing historians today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
Encompassing a huge diversity of influences this book offers a fresh perspective on the study of the past. It is an exhaustive exploration of the practice of history, historical traditions and the theories that surround them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95
Bringing together authorities on the history, historiography and methodology of recent and contemporary science, this book reviews the problems facing historians of technology, contemporary science and medicine and explores new ways forward. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 142.00
International Relations and the Philosophy of History examines the concept of civilization in relation to international systems through an extensive use of the literature in the philosophy of history. A. Nuri Yurdusev demonstrates the relevance of a civilizational approach to the study of contemporary international relations by looking at the multi-civilizational... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This essay about how we study and understand history invites us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history, and explores the ways these questions have been answered in the past. Concepts such as causation, interpretation, and periodization, are introduced. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95
In Real History , Martin Bunzl brilliantly succeeds in bringing together two schools of thought at the forefront of the philosophy of history: that of realism and objectivity. He shows us how the realism debate is inhabited by philosophers, whereas the objectivity argument lies in the hands of historians. In his lucid and direct style, Bunzl proposes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
With twenty-nine new entries, and updated existing ones, this new edition provides a much-needed critical introduction to the key issues, historians and philosophers and their ideas and theories which have prompted the rethinking of history. more...