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  • 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$ 54.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In order to help historians successfully move beyond... 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...

  • At the Limits of Historyby Keith Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    "Why bother with history? Keith Jenkins has an answer. He helps us re-think the "end of history", as signalled by postmodernity. Readers may disagree with him, but he never fails to provoke debate about the future of the past." Joanna Bourke, Professor of History, Birkbeck College Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection... more...

  • Belongingby Montserrat Guibernau

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    It is commonly assumed that we live in an age of unbridled individualism, but in this important new book Montserrat Guibernau argues that the need to belong to a group or community - from peer groups and local communities to ethnic groups and nations - is a pervasive and enduring feature of modern social life. The power of belonging stems from the... more...

  • The Rise of Heritageby Astrid Swenson

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    A richly illustrated book exploring the origins of the modern fascination for heritage, comparing preservation in France, Germany and England. more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Great Depression and the Americas 1929-39by Peter Clements

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 20.99

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative, in-depth and accessible content of this series for the IB History Diploma. This series for the IB History Diploma has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it to better fit the IB learner's needs. Each... more...

  • Experience and Historyby David Carr

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    David Carr outlines a distinctively phenomenological approach to history. Rather than asking what history is or how we know history, a phenomenology of history inquires into history as a phenomenon and into the experience of the historical. How does history present itself to us, how does it enter our lives, and what are the forms of experience in which... more...

  • A Student's Guide to the Study of Historyby John Lukacs

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99

    To study history is to learn about oneself. And to fail to grasp the importance of the past?to remain ignorant of the deeds and writing of previous generations?is to bind oneself by the passions and prejudices of the age into which one is born. John Lukacs, one of today?s most widely published historians, explains what the study of history entails,... more...