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  • 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$ 28.00

    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; US$ 20.78

    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; US$ 23.98

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Hodder Education 2012; Not Available

    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...