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Historiography

  • Evidence and Meaningby Jörn Rüsen

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    As one of the premier historical thinkers of his generation, Jörn Rüsen has made enormous contributions to the methods and theoretical framework of history as it is practiced today. In Evidence and Meaning , Rüsen surveys the seismic changes that have shaped the historical profession over the last half-century, while offering a clear, economical... more...

  • Words in Timeby Francesco Benigno

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Through questions such as ?What is power??, ?How are revolutions generated??, ?Does public opinion really exist??, ?What does terrorism mean?? and ?When are generations created??, Words in Time scrutinizes the fundamental concepts by which we confer meaning to the historical and social world and what they actually signify, analysing their formation... more...

  • Latin Americaby Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    ?Latin America? is a concept firmly entrenched in its philosophical, moral, and historical meanings. And yet, Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo argues in this landmark book, it is an obsolescent racial-cultural idea that ought to have vanished long ago with the banishment of racial theory. Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea makes this case persuasively.... more...

  • Historyby Peter Claus; John Marriott

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Demystifying the subject with clarity and verve, History: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice familiarizes the reader with the varied spectrum of historical approaches in a balanced, comprehensive and engaging manner. Global in scope, and covering a wide range of topics from the ancient and medieval worlds to the twenty-first century,... more...

  • Thomas Jefferson, Legal History, and the Art of Recollectionby Matthew Crow

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    Through his discussion of Thomas Jefferson, historian Matthew Crow offers a new perspective on constitutional transformation in early American history. more...

  • Shaping the Archive in Late Medieval Englandby Sarah Elliott Novacich

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    Sarah Elliott Novacich explores the ways in which the plots of sacred history were preserved and repurposed in Medieval English literature. more...

  • The Strange Persistence of Universal History in Political Thoughtby Brett Bowden

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.82

    This book explores and explains the reasons why the idea of universal history, a form of teleological history which holds that all peoples are travelling along the same path and destined to end at the same point, persists in political thought. Prominent in Western political thought since the middle of the eighteenth century, the idea of universal... more...

  • The Making of Medieval Historyby Graham A. Loud; Martial Staub

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Essays on the discipline of medieval history and its practictioners, from the late eighteenth century onwards. more...

  • The Making of Medieval Historyby Martial Staub

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 22.72

    A hugely interesting set of essays, reflecting on a variety of ways in which medieval history has developed to the present time. Scholarship of the highest standard, deeply thought-provoking and deeply engaged with the inheritances and future tasks of medieval academic history. The collection will be essential reading for all medievalists. John Arnold,... more...

  • Historical Mechanismsby Andreas Boldt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Historical Mechanisms argues that scientific method can provide key new insights about events that took place long ago. Taking a fresh approach to historical method and theory, this book contends that there is enough data to show that under certain circumstances societies have behaved, and will continue to behave, in similar ways throughout history.... more...