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  • Antiquity Nowby Thomas E. Jenkins

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    Examines the surprising uses, and abuses, of the classical world in contemporary popular media. 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...

  • Beyond the Canonby Professor Maria Grever; Professor Siep Stuurman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    'Beyond the Canon' deals with recent politicized processes of canonization and its implications for historical culture in a globalizing and postcolonial world. The volume discusses the framing and transmission of historical knowledge and its consequences for the construction of narratives and the teaching of history in multicultural environments. more...

  • Computers, Visualization, and Historyby David J Staley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This visionary and thoroughly accessible book examines how digital environments and virtual reality have altered the ways historians think and communicate ideas and how the new language of visualization transforms our understanding of the past. Drawing on familiar graphic models--maps, flow charts, museum displays, films--the author shows how images... more...

  • Creating a Local Historical Bookby Tyler R. Tichelaar

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 4.99

    Does Your City or Region Have a Fascinating Story that needs to be told before it's forgotten? Yes, it does, and you can be the person to write it! In this short text, Tyler Tichelaar, author of My Marquette and The Marquette Trilogy , talks in a conversational format about how he became interested in w more...

  • A Cultural History of Causalityby Stephen Kern

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    This pioneering work is the first to trace how our understanding of the causes of human behavior has changed radically over the course of European and American cultural history since 1830. Focusing on the act of murder, as documented vividly by more than a hundred novels including Crime and Punishment, An American Tragedy, The Trial , and Lolita... 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...

  • David Humeby Nicholas Phillipson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 20.78

    A giant of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, David Hume was one of the most important philosophers ever to write in English. He was also a brilliant historian. In this succinct study, Nicholas Phillipson shows how Hume freed history from religion and politics. As a philosopher, Hume sought a way of seeing the world and pursuing happiness independently... more...

  • De Gaulle et la Belgiqueby Catherine Lanneau; Francis Depagie

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99

    Le premier ouvrage sur l?influence politique du général de Gaulle en Belgique Près de quarante-cinq ans après sa mort, la figure du général de Gaulle demeure, pour beaucoup, une référence incontournable sinon un mythe politique, bien au-delà des frontières françaises. La « période gaullienne », celle des tourbillonnantes années 1960, a retenu l?attention... more...