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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 andthe Future of Humanity , Second Edition , presents anaccessible and original overview of the entire sweep of historyfrom the origins of the universe and origins of life on Earth up tothe present day. Provides an accessible and original overview of the entiresweep of history that places... 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...

  • A History of Historiesby John Burrow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00

    Treating the practice of history not as an isolated pursuit but as an aspect of human society and an essential part of the culture of the West, John Burrow magnificently brings to life and explains the distinctive qualities found in the work of historians from the ancient Egyptians and Greeks to the present. With a light step and graceful narrative,... more...

  • Fashioning Historyby Jr. Robert F. Berkhofer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 31.00

    This book offers historians and aspiring historians a learned, absorbing, and comprehensive overview of current fashions of method, interpretation, and meaning in the context of postmodernism that has washed over the historical profession in the last two decades. more...