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  • Thinking Medievalby Marcus Bull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 35.00

    This book is aimed at students coming to the study of western European medieval history for the first time, and also graduate students on interdisciplinary medieval studies programmes. It examines the place of the Middle Ages in modern popular culture, exploring the roots of the stereotypes that appear in films, on television and in the press, and... more...

  • Historyby John Marriott; Peter Claus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    Why should history students care about theory? What relevance does it have to the "proper" role of the historian? Historiography and historical theory are often perceived as complex subjects, which many history students find frustrating and difficult. Philosophical approaches, postmodernism, anthropology, feminism or Marxism can seem arcane and... more...

  • The Rise and Propagation of Historical Professionalismby Rolf Torstendahl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book examines the evolution of historical professionalism, with the development of an international community that shares a set of values regarding both methodological minimum demands and what constitutes new results. Historical professionalism is not a fixed set of skills, but a concept with varying import and meaning at different times depending... more...

  • The Crusadesby Thomas Asbridge

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 1.99

    The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge?a renowned historian who writes with ?maximum vividness? (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker )?covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this  big, ambitious, readable account of one of the most fascinating periods... more...

  • The Archaeology of Medieval Germanyby Gušnter P. Fehring

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    Medieval archaeology is a relatively young discipline. It relies heavily on and contributes to the neighbouring disciplines of history and geography as well as certain of the natural sciences. The kinds of sources investigated in the context of medieval archaeology also cast light on many aspects of life in later centuries. The main sources used are:... more...

  • Teaching of Historyby Bhuvan Garg

    Rajat Publications 2007; US$ 40.00

    This book has been written to cater to the needs of teachers, be it at the school, undergraduate or post graduate level, who may feel the need to infuse never and innovative methodologies into their teaching of history. As mentioned before, history learning can become a joyless and loving task, and therein lies the biggest challenge to a history teacher.... more...

  • The History of Chivalryby G. P. R. James

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Today, the term "chivalry" has come to refer to small acts of kindness typically performed by a man toward a woman, such as opening a car door or offering up one's coat on a chilly evening. But in the medieval period, chivalry was a complex code of behavior that governed virtually every aspect of life. In this comprehensive volume, historical... more...

  • The EU's Human Rights Dialogue with Chinaby Katrin Kinzelbach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The European Union uses a confidential, institutionalized Dialogue to raise human rights concerns with China, but little is publicly known about its set-up, its substance, its development over time and its impact. This book provides the first detailed reconstruction and assessment of the EU?s responses to human rights violations in China from... more...

  • Learning to Teach History in the Secondary Schoolby Terry Haydn; Alison Stephen; James Arthur; Martin Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    'An excellent companion to Learning to Teach in Secondary School ... full of good ideas and better advice ... Mentors will certainly want to use it, and so, I'm sure, will the rest of the history department ... Make sure they buy one, and keep your copy under lock and key.' ? Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement 'A very well written and... more...

  • Archaeology and Place-Names and Historyby F.T. Wainwright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great are the difficulties involves in co-ordination and... more...