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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...

  • Studies in Byzantine Sigillography. Volume 10by

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    For several years now, sigillography as an independent subarea in the field of Byzantine studies has received increasing attention from both Byzantine studies and related disciplines, as it is the only area still able to provide academia with large amounts of material not previously analysed. The articles of Studies in Byzantine Sigillography deal... more...

  • Arbeit an der Geschichteby Jörg Baberowski; David Feest; Jens Hacke; Vincent Houben; Priska Jones; Matthias Pohlig; Ruth Schilling; Jörg Baberowski

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 19.91

    Die Beiträge des Bandes widmen sich der umfassenden Frage, was die Theorie für die Geschichtsschreibung leisten kann. Brauchen Historiker überhaupt Theorien? Und welche Rolle spielen speziell Theorien von Repräsentation in der Geschichtswissenschaft? Es kommen unter anderem Autoren zu Wort, die an historischen Fallbeispielen zeigen, was mit Theorien... more...

  • Der Anfang der Geschichteby Helmut Zedelmaier

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2003; US$ 82.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Für das moderne Nachdenken über Geschichte ist es keine beunruhigende Vorstellung, daß die Anfänge der Geschichte "im Dunkeln" liegen. Geschichte ist für die moderne kritische Geschichtswissenschaft nur als zeitlicher Ausschnitt der Totalität vergangenen Geschehens faßbar. Bereits im 18. Jahrhundert war der Anfang der Geschichte... more...

  • Das Empire als Aufgabe des Historikersby Anne Friedrichs

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 32.24

    Historiker stellen sinnstiftende Erzählungen für ihre Gesellschaften bereit. Wie diese in imperialen Nationalstaaten konstruiert sind, untersucht Anne Friedrichs anhand von Handbüchern und prominenten Schriften britischer und französischer Historiker. Insbesondere zeigt sie, wie der Wandel der Imperien und ihrer Beziehungen nach dem Ersten und dem... more...

  • Southeastern Europe in the Middle Ages, 500?1250by Florin Curta

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    This book is an authoritative survey of the history of southeastern Europe from 500 to 1250. more...