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  • Ideas and Movements that Shaped America: From the Bill of Rights to "Occupy Wall Street" [3 volumes]by Michael Green; Scott Stabler

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 294.00

    Presenting accessibly written information for general audiences as well as students and researchers, this three-volume work examines the evolution of American society and thought from the nation's beginnings to the 21st century. It covers the seminal ideas and social movements that define who we are as Americans?from the ideas that underpin the Bill... more...

  • Elm Park 1626-1954: Country House to Preparatory Schoolby Sean Barden

    Ulster Historical Foundation 2012; US$ 9.99

    This beautifully illustrated book by Sean Barden draws on material collated by the ''old boys'' of the school. It is much more than simply a chronicle of the school, however, as the history of Elm Park and the families associated with it are covered from the early seventeenth century through to the beginning of the twentieth. more...

  • Rumi and Confuciusby Ibrahim Ozdemir

    Tughra Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Despite the fact that Confucius and Rumi were born in different periods and places, both were born at a time of social upheaval and political turmoil. Consequently, both thinkers tried to provide the means for their people to overcome the times of difficulty, first by understanding, cultivating, and realizing their human potentialities and then by... more...

  • Nationalism and History Educationby Rachel D. Hutchins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    History education, by nature, transmits an ?official? version of national identity. National identity is not a fixed entity, and?controversy over history teaching is an essential part of the process of redefining and regenerating the nation. France and the United States have in particular experienced demographic and cultural shifts since the 1960s... more...

  • Science and Culture in Traditional Japanby Masayoshi Sugimoto; David L. Swain

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    This book of Japanese history explores the development of science and technology in traditional Japanese society. It may be surprising to some readers familiar with the history of Japan that that scientific thought existed at all in traditional Japan. However, Science and Culture in Traditional Japan show the development of premodern science... more...

  • Foundations of Chinese Civilizationby Jing Liu

    Stone Bridge Press 2016; US$ 10.99

    The first volume in this easy to read, comic-style series on Chinese history more...

  • Narrative Mattersby Dr Grant Bage; Grant Bage

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    In recent years there has been a massive revival of interest internationally in what story can offer to education. This book covers a range of issues at the heart of teaching history, such as the use of talk, the pitfalls of narrative as a pedagogical tool, translating curriculum content into lessons, story telling and story making. It also questions... more...

  • Historyby Beverley Southgate

    Routledge 1996; US$ 26.95

    An introductory survey of the nature(s) and purpose(s) of history. It argues that the traditional model of the subject as a re-discovery of the past `as it was' has now been superseded: but proposes a positive role for current historical study. more...

  • Historical Theoryby Mary Fulbrook

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 34.95

    Practising historians claim that their accounts of the past are something other than fiction, myth or propaganda. Yet there are significant challenges to this view, most notably from postmodernism. In Historical Theory , a prominent historian develops a highly original argument that evaluates the diversity of approaches to history and points to a... more...

  • Researching Life Storiesby Peter Clough; Dan Goodley; Rebecca Lawthom; Michelle Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Researching Life Stories critically and pragmatically reflects upon the use of life stories in social and educational research. Using four life stories as examples, the authors apply four different, practical approaches to demonstrate effective research and analysis. As well as examining in detail the four life stories around which the book is written,... more...