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Historiography

  • Conceptual History in the European Spaceby Willibald Steinmetz; Michael Freeden; Javier Fernández-Sebastián

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The result of extensive collaboration among leading scholars from across Europe,  Conceptual History in the European Space  represents a landmark intervention in the historiography of concepts. It brings together ambitious thematic studies that combine the pioneering methods of historian Reinhart Koselleck with contemporary insights and debates, each... more...

  • The Historians of Angevin Englandby Michael Staunton

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 99.99

    Our impression of late twelfth and early thirteenth century England derives mainly from the work of contemporary historians, such as Roger of Howden, Gerald of Wales, and Gervase of Canterbury. This volume shows how these writers produced their original, engaging histories, exploring the insights they provide into medieval attitudes and mentalities more...

  • Remembering the Second World Warby Patrick Finney

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Remembering the Second World War brings together an international and interdisciplinary cast of leading scholars to explore the remembrance of this conflict on a global scale. Conceptually, it is premised on the need to challenge nation-centric approaches in memory studies, drawing strength from recent transcultural, affective and multidirectional... more...

  • The Atlantic Region to Confederationby Phillip Buckner; G. John Reid

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2017; Not Available

    The book re-assesses many old themes from a new perspective, and seeks to broaden the focus of regional history to include those groups whom the traditional historiography ignored or marginalized. more...

  • Scars and Woundsby Nick Hodgin; Amit Thakkar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.58

    This book examines recent cinematic representations of the traumatic legacies of national and international events and processes. Whilst not ignoring European and Hollywood cinema, it includes studies of films about countries which have been less well-represented in cinematic trauma studies, including Australia, Rwanda, Chile and Iran. Each essay establishes... more...

  • The Doctrine of Being in Hegel’s Science of Logicby Mehmet Tabak

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 90.58

    This book provides an accessible and thorough analysis of “The Doctrine of Being,” the first part of Hegel’s Science of Logic . Though it received much scholarly attention in the past, interpreters of this text have generally refrained from examining it in a sufficiently detailed manner.   Through a rigorous and critical reading of Hegel’s... more...

  • Human Rights Policies in Chileby Silvia Borzutzky

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 115.74

    This book analyses Chile’s “truth and justice” policies implemented between 1990 and 2013. The book’s central assumption is that human rights policies are a form of public policy and consequently they are the product of compromises among different political actors. Because of their political nature, these incomplete “truth and justice” policies instead... more...

  • The Universal History of Step),anos Tarōnec),iby Tim Greenwood

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 129.99

    This first English translation of the Universal History of Step),anos Tarōnec),i offers an accessible guide to the text, with extensive annotations and a substantial introduction providing valuable new insights into its contents, the intellectual and literary contexts within which it was composed, and its place in the Armenian tradition. more...

  • The Mirror of the Medievalby K. Patrick Fazioli

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    Since its invention by Renaissance humanists, the myth of the "Middle Ages" has held a uniquely important place in the Western historical imagination. Whether envisioned as an era of lost simplicity or a barbaric nightmare, the medieval past has always served as a mirror for modernity. This book gives an eye-opening account of the ways various political... more...

  • The Rise of New Media 1750–1850by Julia Straub

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 89.53

    This monograph explores transatlantic literary culture by tracing the proliferation of ‘new media,’ such as the anthology, the literary history and the magazine, in the period between 1750 and 1850. The fast-paced media landscape out of which these publishing genres developed produced the need of a ‘memory of literature’ and a concomitant rhetoric... more...