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  • Access to History: The Unification of Germany 1815-1919by Alan Farmer; Andrina Stiles

    Hodder Education 2007; US$ 15.98

    A third edition of this title, with a new accessible design, revised content and exam advice to allow all AS and A level students to develop the knowledge, understanding and study skills needed for exam success. more...

  • Breaking Away from the Textbookby Ron H. Pahl

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 35.99

    Teaching history should not simply be an endless recitation of irrelevant facts, entombed between the covers of a textbook. Instead, Breaking Away from the Textbook offers a fascinating journey through world history. Not a comprehensive, theory-heavy guide, this book instead focuses on exciting classroom activities, methods for students to grapple... more...

  • Communicating Physicsby Josep Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The textbooks written by Adolphe Ganot played a major role in shaping the way physics was taught in schools. Simon's Franco-British case study looks at the role of two of Ganot's books. The study is novel for its international comparison of 19th-century physics and for its emphasis on the communication of science rather than on the science itself. more...

  • Computers, Visualization, and Historyby David J Staley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This visionary and thoroughly accessible book examines how digital environments and virtual reality have altered the ways historians think and communicate ideas and how the new language of visualization transforms our understanding of the past. Drawing on familiar graphic models--maps, flow charts, museum displays, films--the author shows how images... more...

  • Everything Explained That Is Explainableby Denis Boyles

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00 US$ 22.50

    The audacious, improbable tale of how twentieth-century American hucksterism, outlandish daring, and vision resurrected a dying Encyclopędia Britannica and a floundering London Times . The Britannica 's astonishing success changed newspaper and reference-book publishing and resulted in the Britannica' s beloved eleventh edition, the most celebrated... more...

  • The First U.S. History Textbooksby Barry Joyce

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 99.99

    This book offers a fresh, multidisciplinary analysis of American history textbooks published in the first half of the nineteenth century, focusing on the emergence of an American ?origins? narrative prevalent in these works as well as the methods employed to convey this tale to readers. The themes addressed in this work are timely in light of current... more...

  • Gaming the Pastby Jeremiah McCall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Despite the growing number of books designed to radically reconsider the educational value of video games as powerful learning tools, there are very few practical guidelines conveniently available for prospective history and social studies teachers who actually want to use these teaching and learning tools in their classes. As the games and learning... more...

  • God's Almost Chosen Peoplesby George C. Rable

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.99

    Throughout the Civil War, soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict saw the hand of God in the terrible events of the day, but the standard narratives of the period pay scant attention to religion. Now, in God's Almost Chosen Peoples , Lincoln Prize-winning historian George C. Rable offers a groundbreaking account of how Americans of all... more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: Democratic Statesby Jean Bottaro; John Stanley

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    An exciting new series that covers the five Paper 2 topics of the IB 20th Century World History syllabus. more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: Political Developments in the Americas after the Second World War 1945?79by Nick Fellows; Mike Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 16.00

    An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. more...