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- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00
The publication of the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopędia Britannica in 1911 marked the last stand of the Enlightenment and a turbulent end to an era. The Eleventh Edition summed up the high point of optimism and belief in human progress that dominated Anglo-Saxon thought from the time of the Enlightenment. Eagerly embraced by hundreds of thousands... more...
- 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...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 28.99
A resource for all who teach and study history, this book illuminates the unmistakable centrality of American Indian history to the full sweep of American history. The nineteen essays gathered in this collaboratively produced volume, written by leading scholars in the field of Native American history, reflect the newest directions of the field and... more...
- 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...