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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99
The Roman empire tends to be seen as a whole whereas the early middle ages tends to be seen as a collection of regional histories, roughly corresponding to the land-areas of modern nation states. As a result, early medieval history is much more fragmented, and there have been few convincing syntheses of socio-economic change in the post-Roman world... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 52.61
Die Autoren geben einen breiten Überblick über die Kultur und Lebenswelt des späten Mittelalters (1200?1500) in ganz Europa. Den ideellen Hintergrund bildet die Pragmatische Philosophie von W. James bis R. Rorty, die Denkmodelle und Weltdeutungen im Kontext konkreter »Lebensformen« und »Lebenswelten« beschreibt. Grabner-Haider stellt die Lebenswelten... more...