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Historiography

  • Divining Historyby Jayne Svenungsson

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    For millennia, messianic visions of redemption have inspired men and women to turn against unjust and oppressive orders. Yet these very same traditions are regularly decried as antecedents to the violent and authoritarian ideologies of modernity. Informed in equal parts by theology and historical theory, this book offers a provocative exploration... more...

  • Impossible Modernismby Robert Lehman

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Impossible Modernism reads the writings of German philosopher and critic Walter Benjamin (1892?1940) and Anglo-American poet and critic T. S. Eliot (1888?1965) to examine the relationship between literary and historical form during the modernist period. It focuses particularly on how they both resisted the forms of narration established by nineteenth-century... more...

  • Anthology of Philosophical and Cultural Issuesby Yijie Tang

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book argues that a general understanding of traditional Chinese philosophy can be achieved by a concise elaboration of its truth, goodness and beauty; that goodness and beauty in Chinese philosophy, combined with the integration of man and heaven, knowledge and practice, scenery and feeling, reflect a pursuit of an ideal goal in traditional... more...

  • Richard Posnerby William Domnarski

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Richard Posner is a comprehensive and accessible account of a unique judge who, despite never having sat on the Supreme Court, has nevertheless dominated the way law is understood in contemporary America. more...

  • Soviet Historians and Perestroika: The First Phaseby Donald J. Raleigh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 175.00

    The Soviet historical profession is in ferment. For decades it was relegated to the task of obfuscating the past, gilding the status quo and papering over the "blank spots" in Soviet history - events that defied even the most brazen attempts at falsification. Today it is engaged in an often painful process of self-examination. Initially rather timid,... more...

  • Archie P. McDonaldby Archie P. McDonald; Dan K. Utley

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Historian Archie P. McDonald (1935?2012) retired in 2008 as director of the East Texas Historical Association and editor of the East Texas Historical Journal after thirty-seven years of service. A beloved professor and author of numerous books, he charted the course of the ETHA and served as leader of several organizations. He was an inspiration... more...

  • Historia de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros - Tomo IIby Enrique Silvestre García Vega; José Francisco Gálvez Montero

    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros 2016; US$ 0.00

    Investigación relativa al origen y desarrollo de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros del Perú. Trata de la formación del Estado Peruano y la institución de los Ministerios y Secretarias dentro de la administración pública, la designación de los agentes institucionales y las distintas coyunturas políticas, económicas y sociales durante casi doscientos... more...

  • Historia de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros - Tomo Iby Enrique Silvestre García Vega; José Francisco Gálvez Montero

    Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros 2016; US$ 0.00

    Investigación relativa al origen y desarrollo de la Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros del Perú. Trata de la formación del Estado Peruano y la institución de los Ministerios y Secretarias dentro de la administración pública, la designación de los agentes institucionales y las distintas coyunturas políticas, económicas y sociales durante casi doscientos... more...

  • Asia's Financial Crisis and the Role of Real Estateby Koichi Mera; Bertrand Renaud

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    This book by a distinguished academic and a professional economist from the World Bank clearly demonstrates the significant role played by the real estate sector in inducing the Asian crisis; the linkage of the real estate sector to the general economy; the causes of real estate booms and subsequent busts; and the economic costs of real estate price... more...

  • International Commodity Markets and the Role of Cartelsby Mark S. LeClair

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The phenomenon of collusive international agreements (cartels) became widespread in the 1930s. At that time, attempts to control production and prices were mainly the prerogative of multinational firms operating in the developing (then colonized) world. The "modern era" of cartels began in the 1960s, when the governments of developing nations began... more...