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  • Haunting Historyby Ethan Kleinberg

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    This book argues for a deconstructive approach to the past by looking at deconstruction's impact on American historians and then presenting an alternative hauntological theory and method of history influenced by, but not beholden to, the work of Jacques Derrida. more...

  • Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Picoby MichaelJ.B. Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Fifteen of these essays by one of the leading authorities on Renaissance Platonism explore the complex philosophical, hermeneutical, and mythological issues addressed by the Florentine, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99). Ficino was the pre-eminent Platonist of his time and a distinguished philosopher, scholar and magus who had an enormous influence on the... more...

  • Popular Culture and Working-Class Taste in Britain, 1930-39by Robert James

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 94.99

    This book examines the relationship between class and culture in 1930s Britain. Focusing on the reading and cinema-going tastes of the working classes, Robert James' landmark study combines rigorous historical analysis with a close textual reading of visual and written sources to appraise the role of popular leisure in this fascinating decade. more...

  • The Experience of Historyby Kenneth Bartlett

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    The Experience of History is a lively and passionate introduction to the field that encourages students to seek and appreciate history inside the classroom and beyond. This work: Defines history as a discipline and the role of historians within it Addresses the analytical and critical thinking skills needed to engage with the past Discusses... more...

  • Essaying the Pastby Jim Cullen

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, Essaying the Past guides the reader through the nuts and bolts of producing good historical prose, offering key strategies and useful tips. Includes expert advice on writing about history, conducting good research, and learning how to think analytically ... more...

  • Going to the Sourcesby Anthony Brundage

    Wiley 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    It’s been almost 30 years since the first edition of Going to the Sources: A Guide to Historical Research and Writing was first published. Newly revised and updated, the sixth edition of this bestselling guide helps students at all levels meet the challenge of writing their first (or their first “real”) research paper.  ... more...

  • A Companion to Western Historical Thoughtby Lloyd Kramer; Sarah Maza

    Wiley 2008; US$ 62.95 US$ 56.66

    This broad survey introduces readers to the major themes, figures, traditions and theories in Western historical thought, tracing its evolution from biblical times to the present. Surveys the evolution of historical thought in the Western World from biblical times to the present day. Provides students with the background to contemporary historical... more...

  • Theory as Historyby Jairus Banaji

    BRILL 2010; US$ 141.00

    The twelve essays in this book demonstrate the importance of bringing history back into historical materialism. They combine the discussion of Marx's categories with historical work on a wide range of themes and periods (the early middle ages, 'Asiatic' regimes, agrarian capitalism, etc.). more...

  • Histories and Fallaciesby Carl R. Trueman

    Crossway 2010; US$ 17.99

    A primer for dealing with conceptual and methodological problems in history and presents classic historical problems as a way to examine what history is, what it means, and how it can be told and understood. more...

  • Individual Choice and the Structures of Historyby Harvey Mitchell

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 45.00

    A perceptive study of de Tocqueville's works, revealing his deep involvement with the philosophy of history. more...