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  • Encyclopedia of Japanese American Internmentby Gary Okihiro

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 89.00

    The internment of Japanese Americans was a violation of the Constitution and its guarantee of equal protection under the law?yet it was authorized by a presidential order, given substance by an act of Congress, and affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Japanese internment is a topic that we as Americans cannot afford to forget or be ignorant of. This... more...

  • Food and Drink in American History: A "Full Course" Encyclopedia [3 volumes]by Andrew Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 310.00

    The expression "you are what you eat" certainly applies to Americans, not just in terms of our physical health, but also in the myriad ways that our taste preferences, eating habits, and food culture are intrinsically tied to our society and history. This standout reference work comprises two volumes containing more than 600 alphabetically arranged... more...

  • A Handbook for History Teachersby James A. Duthie

    UPA 2012; US$ 36.99

    History is not a mere chronicle of facts, but a dialogue between competing interpretations of the past; it should be taught as such. The book includes the rationale for the study of history, the specific thinking skills required by the discipline, and methods for students acquiring, processing, and applying information. more...

  • Historyby John Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 7.99

    This essay about how we study and understand history invites 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...

  • History Education in the Formation of Social Identityby Karina V. Korostelina

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00

    In order to determine how history education can be harnessed to reduce conflict attitudes and intentions and create a culture of peace, this book examines how history curricula and textbooks shape the identities of their students through their portrayals of ingroup and outgroup identity, intergroup boundaries, and value systems. more...

  • History and Causalityby Mark Hewitson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This volume investigates the different attitudes of historians and other social scientists to questions of causality. It argues that historical theorists after the linguistic turn have paid surprisingly little attention to causes in spite of the centrality of causation in many contemporary works of history. more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: The Cold War and the Americas 1945?1981by John Stanley

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

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

  • 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...

  • Is History Fiction?by Ann Curthoys; John Docker

    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...

  • Kolumbus in Spielfilm und Populärkulturby Annerose Menninger

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Thema: Eine Schlüsselfigur der Globalgeschichte wird mit der Vermittlung von Schlüsselkompetenzen der Gegenwart verbunden. Die Forschung hat Kolumbus als rücksichtslosen Eroberer und Kolonisator demontiert. In der Populärkultur dominiert jedoch der Mythos vom epochalen Entdeckergenie. Inhalt: Das erste Kapitel skizziert Kolumbus?... more...