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Historiography

  • Voodoo Historiesby David Aaronovitch

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 16.00

    A history so funny, so true, so scary, it's bound to be called a conspiracy. "Meticulous in its research, forensic in its reasoning, robust in its argument, and often hilarious in its debunking, Voodoo Histories is a highly entertaining rumble with the century's major conspiracy theorists and their theories" (John Lahr). From Pearl Harbor... more...

  • The Arabs and the Holocaustby Gilbert Achcar

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 20.99

    An unprecedented and judicious examination of what the Holocaust means?and doesn't mean?in the Arab world, one of the most explosive subjects of our time There is no more inflammatory topic than the Arabs and the Holocaust?the phrase alone can occasion outrage. The terrain is dense with ugly claims and counterclaims: one side is charged with Holocaust... more...

  • Historiographie in der Antikeby Klaus-Peter Adam

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    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 of... 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$ 39.95

    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 of... more...

  • Science and Historyby Joseph Agassi

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    Professor Joseph Agassi has published his "Towards an Historiography of Science" in 1963. It received many reviews by notable academics. This work includes responses to these reviews and contains many additional chapters. more...

  • Reform and Modernity in Islamby Safdar Ahmed

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00

    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...

  • Writing the Mughal Worldby Muzaffar Alam; Sanjay Subrahmanyam

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Two leading historians of early modern South Asia present nine major joint essays on the Mughal Empire, framed by an important introductory reflection. Stretching from the mid-sixteenth to the early nineteenth century, this Indo-Islamic dynasty came to rule as far as Bengal in the east and Kabul in the west, as high as Kashmir in the north and the... more...