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  • Thinking Medievalby Marcus Bull

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00

    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...

  • The Lessons of Historyby Will Durant; Ariel Durant

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 15.00

    In this illuminating and thoughtful book, Will and Ariel Durant have succeeded in distilling for the reader the accumulated store of knowledge and experience from their four decades of work on the ten monumental volumes of The Story of Civilization. The result is a survey of human history, full of dazzling insights into the nature of human experience,... more...

  • The Crusadesby Thomas Asbridge

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • New Directions in Assessing Historical Thinkingby Kadriye Ercikan; Peter Seixas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    New technologies have radically transformed our relationship to information in general and to little bits of information in particular. The assessment of history learning, which for a century has valued those little bits as the centerpiece of its practice, now faces not only an unprecedented glut but a disconnect with what is valued in history education.... more...

  • Es gilt das gesprochene Wortby Knud Andresen; Linde Apel; Kirsten Heinsohn

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 18.30

    Aktuelle Projekte der Oral History zur deutschen Zeitgeschichte und Überlegungen zur Weiterentwicklung der Methode.   Biographische Informationen Knud Andresen, geb. 1965, ist Historiker und wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg. Veröffentlichungen u. a.: Triumpherzählungen. Wie Gewerkschafterinnen... more...

  • Denken in Dialogenby Heinz Kimmerle; Renate Schepen

    Traugott Bautz 2015; US$ 15.56

    Beide Autoren führen einen Dialog über die Lehre des Verstehens in der Philosophie und ihre Anwendung auf die alltägliche Praxis in einer Gesellschaft mit großer kultureller Diversität. Für die philosophische Verstehenslehre knüpfen sie bei der Hermeneutik Gadamers an, die das Verstehen als Dialog mit der (eigenen) Geschichte beschreibt. Diese Konzeption... more...

  • Lifelines from Our Pastby L. S. Stavrianos

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book offers an extraordinary interpretation of world history, from the paleolithic era to the present. Renowned historian L.S. Stavrianos conceptualizes human history into three categories: kinship societies, tributary societies, and capitalist societies. In each, he discerns and studies four "life-line" issues - ecology, gender relations, social... more...

  • Teaching World History: A Resource Bookby Heidi Roupp

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    A resource book for teachers of world history at all levels. The text contains individual sections on art, gender, religion, philosophy, literature, trade and technology. Lesson plans, reading and multi-media recommendations and suggestions for classroom activities are also provided. more...