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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2016; 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...
- 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...
- Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99
To study history is to learn about oneself. And to fail to grasp the importance of the past?to remain ignorant of the deeds and writing of previous generations?is to bind oneself by the passions and prejudices of the age into which one is born. John Lukacs, one of today?s most widely published historians, explains what the study of history entails,... more...