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- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
In the 1940s, Rutgers was a small liberal arts college for men. Today, it is a major public research university, a member of the Big Ten and of the prestigious Association of American Universities. In Rutgers since 1945 , historian Paul G. E. Clemens chronicles this remarkable transition from the cold war, to the student protests of the 1960s and... more...
- Andrews UK 2016; US$ 4.49
Between 1918 and 1939 diplomats and politicians sought to create a lasting world order. However, they struggled to maintain stability in an international system still struggling with the legacy of the First World War. This eBook focuses on addressing ten of the most complex and challenging questions that face students of inter war diplomacy, including:1.... more...
- Andrews UK 2016; US$ 32.49
R G Collingwood's philosophy of history reflected his historical practices and his moral philosophy. Reflection on historical practice provided him with a theory of knowledge; his moral philosophy provided him with a theory of the object of history. This study shows how Collingwood's concepts of action and history developed together. more...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99
John Arnold's Very Short Introduction is a stimulating essay about how we study and understand history. The book begins by inviting us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history, and explores the ways these questions have been answered in the past. Concepts such as causation, interpretation, and periodization, are introduced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
The Routledge Companion to Historical Studies provides a much-needed critical introduction to the major historians and philosophers together with the central issues, ideas and theories which have prompted the rethinking of history that has gathered pace since the 1990s. With twenty-nine new entries, and many that have been substantially updated,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 50.00
This work spans the development of civilizations from their remotest origins to the present day. It examines the term 'civilization' with reference to culture, socio-economic structure, ethnicity and statehood. Socio-economic scenarios help the reader to explore the ways in which individual civilizations - through world views, styles of life and responses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
In Deconstructing History , Alun Munslow examines history in the postmodern age. He provides an introduction to the debates and issues of postmodernist history. He also surveys the latest research into the relationship between the past, history and historical practice as well as forwarding his own challenging theories. The book discusses issues... more...
- University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95
Is History Fiction? explores in fresh and innovative ways the perennial question, What is History? How can we in the present know the past? In a wonderful journey that starts with the classical Greeks and travels through the centuries to more recent forms of history that are framed by Marxism, postmodernism and feminism, John Docker and Ann Curthoys... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
Guess what? The Indians didn?t save the Pilgrims from starvation by teaching them to grow corn. Thomas Jefferson thought states? rights?an idea reviled today?were even more important than the Constitution?s checks and balances. The ?Wild? West was more peaceful and a lot safer than most modern cities. And the biggest scandal of the Clinton years didn?t... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 74.99
Winner of the 2008 AJN Book of the Year Award! Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2008 by Choice! "This well written and well edited book fills a unique gap....[one of the] precious few [books] that focus on science or medicine and [one of] even fewer that cover the history of nursing."(Three Stars)-- Doody's Book Review Service While... more...