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  • Action as Historyby Stein Helgeby

    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...

  • The Power of Place, the Problem of Timeby Keith Thor Carlson

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; US$ 35.95

    A rich and complex history, The Power of Place, the Problem of Time looks to both the internal and the external factors which shaped a society during a time of great change and its implications extend far beyond the study region. more...

  • Using Primary Sources in the Classroomby Kathleen Vest

    Shell Education 2005; US$ 34.99

    Developed by social studies specialists, this resource helps teachers turn classrooms into primary source learning environments. Using paintings, photographs, documents, public records and oral histories, this engaging book offers effective, cross-curricular strategies for integrating primary source materials. This teacher resource is aligned to state... more...

  • History: A Very Short Introductionby John Arnold

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Historical Studiesby Alun Munslow

    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...

  • The Paths of Civilizationby Professor Jaroslav Krejcí

    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...

  • Deconstructing Historyby Alun Munslow

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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...

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

    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...