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  • A Student's Guide to U.S. Historyby Wilfred M. McClay

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99

    No nation in modern history has had a more powerful sense of its own distinctiveness than the United States. Yet few Americans understand the immensely varied sources of that sense and the fascinating debates that have always swirled around our attempts to define ?America? with greater precision. All too many have come to regard the study of their... more...

  • Historyby John Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • The Paths of Civilizationby Professor Jaroslav Krejcí

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • The Landscape of Historyby John Lewis Gaddis

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 10.99

    What is history, and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? John Lewis Gaddis answers these and other questions in this short text, providing a searching look at the historian's craft. 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...

  • 33 Questions About American History You're Not Supposed to Askby Thomas E. Jr Woods

    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...

  • Capturing Nursing Historyby Sandra B. Lewenson; Eleanor Krohn Herrmann

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 65.00

    While research texts abound in the nursing literature and nursing history fields, there has been no hands-on text for describing the process of doing historical research. This book, written by well known and respected nurse historians, will provide the necessary direction, guidance, and examples needed to conduct historical research. Features of this... more...

  • Access To History: The People's Republic of China 1949-76by Michael Lynch

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 22.38

    A second edition of this title, revised for the 2008 specifications, with a new accessible design, updated 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...

  • Amazing Engineersby Charles Margerison

    Amazing People Club 2012; US$ 9.99

    When problems crop up, we need solutions. When something needs to be improved, or made more efficient, we need innovative ideas and positive action. Take inspiration from some of the world's most celebrated engineers whose inspirational life stories are celebrated in this new collection from The Amazing People Club®. Find out how Charles Babbage... more...

  • Truman Fires MacArthur (ebook excerpt of Truman)by David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2010; Not Available

    An intemperate general. An unpopular war. A military and diplomatic team in disarray.   Those are the challenges President Obama has faced as he attempts to make a success of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan. They are also the challenges President Truman surmounted in the winter of 1950 as he began managing a war in Korea that risked becoming bigger... more...