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  • At the Limits of Historyby Keith Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection presents the essential elements of his work over the last fifteen years. more...

  • Visible Histories, Disappearing Womenby Mahua Sarkar

    Duke University Press 2010; US$ 23.95

    Argues that the discursive erasure of Muslim women within colonial and Hindu nationalist discourse underpinned the construction of other identity categories in late colonial Bengal and remains linked to violence against Indian Muslim women today. more...

  • Archive Storiesby Antoinette Burton; Durba Ghosh; Jeff Sahadeo; Craig Robertson; Tony Ballantyne

    Duke University Press 2006; US$ 89.95

    This anthology compares scholarly findings from around the world to comment on the creation, definition, and use of archival evidence in the writing of history. 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...

  • Handbuch Chroniken des Mittelaltersby Gerhard Wolf; Norbert Ott

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 210.00

    Extensive chronicles have been handed down from the Middle Ages, preserving and interpreting stories of the past and present in literary form. Their sheer numbers pose a challenge to researchers. This handbook systematically presents the most important medieval chronicles in terms of their conception and function. They offer the reader initial access... 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...

  • The Historiography of Communismby Michael E. Brown

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    In this fresh appraisal of communism and anti-communism, with an emphasis on the American case, respected scholar Michael E. Brown examines the methods, controversies and difficulties involved in writing the history of communism. Arguing that one important way of understanding communism—other than as a concrete political or ideological force—is... more...

  • 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...

  • Chronographiae quae Theophanis Continuati nomine fertur Libri I-IVby Jeffrey Michael Featherstone; Juan Signes-Codoņer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    A principal source for the second period of Iconoclasm and the Amorian dynasty, the historical compilation known as Theophanes Continuatus was among the first works of the classicising revival in Byzantium after the Dark Age (7-8th centuries). A critical edition of the Greek text of Books I?IV, replacing that of 1838 by I. Bekker, is accompanied here... more...