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  • Sometimes an Artby Bernard Bailyn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

    From one of the most respected historians in America, twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a new collection of essays that reflects a lifetime of erudition and accomplishments in history. The past has always been elusive: How can we understand people whose worlds were utterly different from our own without imposing our own standards and hindsight?... more...

  • Computers, Visualization, and Historyby David J Staley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; 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...

  • Truth Conquers Allby Peter van Went

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    Reading Blue Coat School was opened in 1660 to teach twenty 'children of honest poore men', according to the bequest of merchant Richard Aldworth. Despite his and subsequent bequests, the school was initially housed in a dilapidated former inn, and it was a constant struggle to make ends meet and keep the school open. In the mid-nineteenth century... more...

  • Is the West in Decline?by Benjamin M. Rowland; Hannes Adomeit; Dana Allin; David Calleo; Benoit d'Aboville; Mark Gilbert; Gabriel Goodliffe; Thomas Row; Benjamin M. Rowland; Stephen Szabo; Lanxin Xiang; Aaron Zack

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This book examines decline in Europe and the United States from historical, military, and economic perspectives. Essays on China?s rise and Russia?s recent history frame the discussion. Is decline, as Spengler would have it, inevitable and irreversible? 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...

  • Tell Me about the Presidentsby Mike Henry

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 22.99

    Tell Me about the Presidents is for young people in the elementary grades. The author includes an interesting story about each president and concludes each story with three questions for the reader to answer. This book is a great learning tool for both parents and teachers to teach American history in a fun way. more...

  • Everything Explained That Is Explainableby Denis Boyles

    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...

  • 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...

  • Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indiansby Susan Sleeper-Smith; Juliana Barr; Jean M. O'Brien; Nancy Shoemaker

    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 since 1945by Paul G. E. Clemens; Carla Yanni

    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...