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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; US$ 84.00
The long shadow of history still hangs over relations between Germany and Poland. From their disputes about the Versailles borders to the German-Polish détente of the 1970s, historians have consistently helped shape relations between the two nations. History as Politics takes a long-term approach to look at the remarkable continuities and breaks that... more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Americans know about the Boston Tea Party and “the shot heard ?round the world,? but sixteen months divided these two iconic events, a period that has nearly been lost to history. The Spirit of '74 fills in this gap in our nation?s founding narrative, showing how in these mislaid months, step by step, real people made a revolution. After the Tea... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
What if there had been no World War I or no Russian Revolution? What if Napoleon had won at Waterloo in 1815, or if Martin Luther had not nailed his complaints to the church door at Wittenberg in 1517, or if the South had won the American Civil War? The questioning of apparent certainties or "known knowns" can be fascinating and, indeed, "What if?"... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
Until 1990, research on state historiography about the historical Middle German and East German territories was shaped by Germany?s post-war partitioning. Since reunification, Klaus Neitmann has contributed extensively to research on the development and work of state historical institutions and has published important studies about the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular historical texts including films, television and novels, along with cultural phenomena such as superheroes and vampires, broker relationships to ?history?, while also enabling audiences to understand the ways in which the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00
Hesketh challenges accepted notions of a single scientific approach to history. Instead, he draws on a variety of sources ? monographs, lectures, correspondence ? from eminent Victorian historians to uncover numerous competing discourses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Marxist Historiography is the first book to examine the ebb and flow of Marxist historiography from a global and cross-cultural perspective. Since the eighteenth century, few schools of historical thought have exerted a more lasting impact than Marxism, and this impact extends far beyond the Western world within which it is most commonly analysed.... more...
- 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...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...
- Publish Green 2015; US$ 9.99
After the Hmong fled atrocities in southern China, they became trapped in a civil war in Laos and involved in an alliance with the United States, fighting against the Communists expansion in Indochina during the Vietnam War. The Hmong who sided with the United States in the war, however, faced unimaginable suffering. InA World Without Boundaries, Xiong... more...