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  • Going to the Sourcesby Anthony Brundage

    Wiley 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 62.95 US$ 54.56

    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...

  • The Theory and Practice of Historyby Leopold von Ranke; Georg G. Iggers

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    Leopold von Ranke, who was born in 1795, is considered to be one of the founders of the modern practice of writing history. This collection of his writings, edited and introduced by Georg G. Iggers, was first published in 1973 and remains the leading collection of Ranke?s writings in the English language. Now updated with the needs of current... more...

  • Wadi el Hasa Archaeological Survey 1979-1931, West-Central Jordanby Burton MacDonald

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2012; US$ 38.95

    In this major work Professor MacDonald chronicles an intensive and systematic archaeological survey of the southern flank of the Wadi el Hasa in West?Central Jordan. The survey resulted in the recovery of human evidence spanning the Lower Paleolithic to the Ottoman period (500,000 B.C.?A.D. 1918). The area is cut by a number of impressive and deep,... more...

  • The Poverty of Clioby Francesco Boldizzoni

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 47.95 US$ 43.63

    The Poverty of Clio challenges the hold that cliometrics--an approach to economic history that employs the analytical tools of economists--has exerted on the study of our economic past. In this provocative book, Francesco Boldizzoni calls for the reconstruction of economic history, one in which history and the social sciences are brought to bear... more...

  • Practicing Historyby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.32

    Celebrated for bringing a personal touch to history in her Pulitzer Prize?winning epic The Guns of August and other classic books, Barbara W. Tuchman reflects on world events and the historian?s craft in these perceptive, essential essays.   From thoughtful pieces on the historian?s role to striking insights into America?s past and present... more...