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Historiography

  • Voodoo Historiesby David Aaronovitch

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    An absorbing, probing look at the conspiracy theories that operate on the sidelines of history and the reasons they continue to play such a seditious role, from an award-winning journalist. Our age is obsessed by the idea of conspiracy. We see it everywhere- from Pearl Harbor to 9/11, from the assassination of Kennedy to the death of Diana.... more...

  • The Arabs and the Holocaustby Gilbert Achcar

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 20.99

    Gilbert Achcar , who grew up in Beirut, has taught at the University of Paris-VIII and at the French-German Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin. He is currently professor of development studies and international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Among his many books are The Clash of Barbarisms: The Making of the New World... more...

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    Historiographical documents from Ancient Greece have existed at least since the time of Herodotus; an historical awareness developed before his time, as evidenced in historical omnia, epic literature from Mesopotamia, in the texts of Hittite letters and treaties, and in Egyptian sources. The book explores the conceptual and formal characteristics... more...

  • The Ottomans and the Balkansby F. Adanir

    BRILL 2002; US$ 175.00

    A discussion of historiography concerning the Ottoman Empire. It analyzes how the historiographies established in various national states have viewed the Empire and its legacy, and explores the links of 20th-century historiography with the rich historical tradition of the Ottoman Empire itself. more...

  • Essays on Twentieth-Century Historyby Michael Adas

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 40.95

    In the sub-field of world history, there has been a surprising paucity of thinking and writing about how to approach and conceptualize the long twentieth century from the 1870s through the early 2000s. The historiographic essays collected in Essays on Twentieth Century History will go a long way to filling that lacuna. Each contribution covers... more...

  • Homes and Homecomingsby K. H. Adler; Carrie Hamilton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    In Homes and Homecomings an international group of scholars provide inspiring new historical perspectives on the politics of homes and homecomings. Using innovative methodological and theoretical approaches, the book examines case studies from Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Provides inspiring new historical perspectives on the politics... more...

  • The Rhythm of Eternityby Robbert-Jan Adriaansen

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    The Weimar era in Germany is often characterized as a time of significant change. Such periods of rupture transform the way people envision the past, present, and future. This book traces the conceptions of time and history in the Germany of the early 20th century. By focusing on both the discourse and practices of the youth movement, the author... more...

  • Science and Its Historyby Joseph Agassi

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.00

    This intriguing book teaches how to avoid reading and writing boring material and in doing so it enlivens the history of science. The book appears here in a revised and updated version with responses to reviews and with many additional chapters. more...

  • Reform and Modernity in Islamby Safdar Ahmed

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    The debate over Islam and modernity tends to be approached from a Eurocentric perspective that presents Western norms as a template for progress - against which Islamic societies can be measured. This misses the historical development of Muslim reformist thought that actively engages with the world around it and seeks to reconfigure Islam within the... more...

  • Ibn Khaldunby Aziz Al-Azmeh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 195.00

    A reinterpretation of Ibn Khaldun, 14th-century Arabic philosopher, historian and politician. more...