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  • Research Methods for Historyby Simon Gunn; Lucy Faire

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 42.99

    The first guide to the sources, techniques and concepts needed for effective historical research. While historians have become increasingly sensitive to social and cultural theory since the 1980s, the actual methods by which research is carried out in History have been largely taken for granted. Research Methods for History encourages those researching... more...

  • The Secret History of the Worldby Mark Booth

    Overlook 2008; US$ 12.99

    The amazing surprise New York Times bestseller, filled with "breathtaking glimpses into worlds that heretofore have been little explored" ( Foreward ) They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history-or what we come to know as history-has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of... more...

  • Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make Historyby Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

       From admired historian?and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans?Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history.    In 1976, in an obscure scholarly article, Ulrich wrote, "Well behaved women seldom make history."  Today these words appear on t-shirts, mugs, bumper stickers, greeting cards, and... more...

  • Who Will Write Our History?by Samuel D. Kassow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    In 1940, in the Jewish ghetto of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, the Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum established a clandestine scholarly organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the ghetto's inhabitants. For three years, members of the Oyneb Shabes worked in secret to chronicle the lives of hundereds of thousands as they suffered... more...

  • Europeanization in the Twentieth Centuryby Martin Conway; Kiran Klaus Patel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 102.00

    Europeanization is a term at the centre of contemporary political debate. In this innovative study, a team of British and German historians present the findings of their research project into how the concept and content of Europeanization needs to be understood as a historical phenomenon, which has changed its meaning during the twentieth century. more...

  • The Roman Historiansby Ronald Mellor

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    The Romans' devotion to their past pervades almost every aspect of their culture. But the clearest image of how the Romans wished to interpret their past is found in their historical writings. This book examines in detail the major Roman historians: * Sallust * Livy * Tacitus * Ammianus as well as the biographies written by: * Nepos * Tacitus * Suetonius... more...

  • Big History and the Future of Humanityby Fred Spier

    Wiley 2015; US$ 32.95

    Featuring a variety of updates and revisions, Big History and the Future of Humanity , Second Edition , presents an accessible and original overview of the entire sweep of history from the origins of the universe and origins of life on Earth up to the present day. Provides an accessible and original overview of the entire sweep of history that... more...

  • Case Studies and the Dissemination of Knowledgeby Joy Damousi; Birgit Lang; Katie Sutton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The case study has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of subjectivity and the sexed self. This volume interrogates how case studies have been used by doctors, lawyers, psychoanalysts, and writers to communicate their findings both within the specialist circles of their academic disciplines,... more...

  • Gender, Imperialism and Global Exchangesby Stephan F. Miescher; Michele Mitchell; Naoko Shibusawa

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95

    Stephan Miescher is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of Making Men in Ghana (2005) and the co-editor of Modernization as Spectacle in Africa (2014), Africa After Gender? (2007) and Men and Masculinities in Modern Africa (2003). He is also a former co-editor of Ghana Studies and... more...

  • War and Revolutionby Domenico Losurdo

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    War and Revolution identifies and takes to task a reactionary trend among contemporary historians, one that?s grown increasingly apparent in recent years. It?s a revisionist tendency discernible in the work of authors such as Ernst Nolte, who traces the impetus behind the Holocaust to the excesses of the Russian Revolution; or François Furet, who... more...