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  • Writing Ancient Historyby Luke Pitcher

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 30.00

    History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon', said Napoleon. Yet the actual writing of history, especially ancient history, is a practice that often prompts more discord than assent. In his new textbook, Luke Pitcher aims to overcome the hostility which exists between two rival camps in their study of classical historiography.... more...

  • Banditsby Eric Hobsbawm

    Orion 2010; US$ 17.40

    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...

  • A 'Manly Study'?by Dr Nadia Clare Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    This book explores the lives, careers, and social and political activism of a diverse group of women historians in Ireland, contributing to the study of the Irish historical tradition and the study of women historians in an international context. It addresses debates about gender and history, modern Irish historiography and Irish women's history. more...

  • Beyond the Canonby Professor Maria Grever; Professor Siep Stuurman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    '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...

  • 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$ 27.00

    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; Not Available

    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...

  • Gender History Across Epistemologiesby Donna R. Gabaccia; Mary Jo Maynes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Gender History Across Epistemologies offers broad range of innovative approaches to gender history. The essays reveal how historians of gender are crossing boundaries - disciplinary, methodological, and national - to explore new opportunities for viewing gender as a category of historical analysis. Essays present epistemological and theoretical... 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...