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  • 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...

  • Ethnicity, Citizenship and State in Eastern Africaby S.J. Tarimo

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 24.70

    This volume, from an Africa perspective, examines the relationship between ethnicity and citizenship within the framework of nation-state. Its objective and scope engage relational aspects of political integration, awaken public conscience, and motivate civic engagement. It provides a platform that could be considered prerequisite for political transformation.... more...

  • Historyby Peter Claus; John Marriott

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Medieval Europe 400 - 1500by H G Koenigsberger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This book traces across the millennium of the Middle Ages the gradual crystallisation of a new and distinctive European identity. Koenigsberger covers the Islamic, Byzantine and central Asian worlds in his account which explains Europe's progression from chaos and collapse to the point where it was set to rule much of the world. more...

  • Making History Countby Charles H. Feinstein; Mark Thomas

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 52.00

    Authoritative guide to using quantitative methods in history; clearly illustrated and accompanied by website material. more...

  • Must We Divide History Into Periods?by Jacques Le Goff; Malcolm DeBevoise

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    We have long thought of the Renaissance as a luminous era that marked a decisive break with the past, but the idea of the Renaissance as a distinct period arose only during the nineteenth century. Though the view of the Middle Ages as a dark age of unreason has softened somewhat, we still locate the advent of modern rationality in the Italian thought... 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 Crisis of the Twelfth Centuryby Thomas N. Bisson

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 28.95

    Medieval civilization came of age in thunderous events like the Norman Conquest and the First Crusade. Power fell into the hands of men who imposed coercive new lordships in quest of nobility. Rethinking a familiar history, Thomas Bisson explores the circumstances that impelled knights, emperors, nobles, and churchmen to infuse lordship with social... more...

  • Studies in Byzantine Sigillography. Volume 10by Jean-Claude Cheynet

    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... 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$ 19.11

    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...