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Historiography

  • Between the union jack and the rising sun: damsels, knights, and knavesby Sudipto Roy Choudhry

    Wordit Content Design & Editing Services Pvt Ltd 2015; US$ 6.00

    "This novel interweaves three stories set in the Asian theatre of WWII in the fertile crescent stretching from Singapore to Calcutta. The first Chinese-Japanese-Eurasian tale is set in the famous Raffles Hotel in Singapore, now being rapidly transformed as ?comfort women? are brought in. Complications arise as the head of the Kempeitai takes... more...

  • Processual Sociologyby Andrew Abbott

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    For the past twenty years, noted sociologist Andrew Abbott has been developing what he calls a processual ontology for social life. In this view, the social world is constantly changing?making, remaking, and unmaking itself, instant by instant. He argues that even the units of the social world?both individuals and entities?must be explained by these... more...

  • The Arabs and the Holocaustby Gilbert Achcar

    Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 24.99

    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$ 182.00

    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 shows... more...

  • Science and Its Historyby Joseph Agassi

    Springer Netherlands 2008; Not Available

    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...