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  • Le Fil et les traces de Carlo Ginzburgby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis L'historien écrit ce qui s'est passé. Mais précisément, dans son effort d'écriture, ne se rapproche-t-il pas trop de l'écrivain ? Ne risque-t-il pas de passer du fait narré à l'invention ? Ce sont les conséquences morales et politiques de ce glissement, encouragé par les attitudes... more...

  • The Making of Manners and Morals in Twelfth-Century Englandby Fiona Whelan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How different are we from those in the past? Or, how different do we think we are from those in the past? Medieval people were more dirty and unhygienic than us ? as novels, TV, and film would have us believe ? but how much truth is there in this notion? This book seeks to challenge some of these preconceptions by examining medieval society through... more...

  • The Balkan Wars from Contemporary Perception to Historic Memoryby Katrin Boeckh; Sabine Rutar

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.99

    This book explores the historial role of the Balkan Wars. In Eastern Europe, the two Balkan Wars of 1912/13 had greater importance than the First World War for the construction of nations and states. This volume shows how these ?short? wars profoundly changed the sociopolitical situation in the Balkans, with consequences that are still felt today.... more...

  • Transitional Justice in Practiceby Renée Jeffery

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 109.86

    This book examines the practice of transitional justice in the Solomon Islands from the period of the ?The Tensions? to the present. In late 1998, the Solomon Islands were plunged into a period of violent civil conflict precipitated by a complex web of grievances, injustices, ethnic tensions, and economic insecurities. This conflict dragged on until... more...

  • Playful Memoriesby Jordana Blejmar

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.98

    This volume examines the blending of fact and fiction in a series of cultural artefacts by post-dictatorship writers and artists in Argentina, many of them children of disappeared or persecuted parents. Jordana Blejmar argues that these works, which emerged after the turn of the millennium, pay testament to a new cultural formation of memory characterised... more...

  • The Absolute and Star Trekby George A. Gonzalez

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.68

    This volume explains how Star Trek allows viewers to comprehend significant aspects of Georg Hegel?s concept the absolute, the driving force behind history. Gonzalez, with wit and wisdom, explains how Star Trek exhibits central elements of the absolute. He describes how themes and ethos central to the show display the concept beautifully. For instance,... more...

  • Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studiesby Chris Andersen; Jean M. O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in Indigenous Studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range. Written by a group of highly respected Indigenous Studies scholars from across an array of disciplines, this collection offers insight into the methodological... more...

  • The Experience of Historyby Kenneth Bartlett

    Wiley 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    The Experience of History is a lively and passionate introduction to the field that encourages students to seek and appreciate history inside the classroom and beyond. Defines history as a discipline and the role of historians within it Addresses the analytical and critical thinking skills needed to engage with the past A variety of important... more...

  • The Changing Place of Europe in Global Memory Culturesby Christina Kraenzle; Maria Mayr

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.98

    This book investigates the transnational dimensions of European cultural memory and how it contributes to the construction of new non-, supra, and post-national, but also national, memory narratives. The volume considers how these narratives circulate not only within Europe, but also through global interactions with other locations.  The... more...

  • Russia and Its Northeast Asian Neighborsby Kimitaka Matsuzato; Masafumi Asada; Shinichi Fumoto; Yoshiro Ikeda; Michiko Ikuta; Catherine Ladds; Kimitaka Matsuzato; Dmitrii B. Pavlov; Andreas Renner; Yukimura Sakon; Yaroslav Shulatov; Susumu Tsukase

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This edited collection analyzes relations between Russia and the states of Northeast Asia from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of World War II. The contributors examine various historical, cultural, and diplomatic developments and argue that Russia?s influential role in Northeast Asia has often been underestimated by scholars. more...