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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Roaring 20's and the Wall Street Crashby Nick Shepley

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 3.49

    The Wall Street Crash was an epic failure of the financial system at the start of the 20th Century, but it alone did not cause the Great Depression. This edition of Explaining Modern History looks at the deeper causes of the crisis. Ideal for GCSE and A Level. 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...

  • Rumi and Confuciusby Ibrahim Ozdemir

    Tughra Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Despite the fact that Confucius and Rumi were born in different periods and places, both were born at a time of social upheaval and political turmoil. Consequently, both thinkers tried to provide the means for their people to overcome the times of difficulty, first by understanding, cultivating, and realizing their human potentialities and then by... more...

  • The Second Generationby Andreas W. Daum; Hartmut Lehmann; James J. Sheehan

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    Of the thousands of children and young adults who fled Nazi Germany in the years before the Second World War, a remarkable number went on to become trained historians in their adopted homelands. By placing autobiographical testimonies alongside historical analysis and professional reflections, this richly varied collection comprises the first sustained... more...

  • Shanghai Expoby Tim Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In 2010 Shanghai hosted the largest, most spectacular and most expensive expo ever. Attracting a staggering 73 million visitors, and costing around US$45 billion dollars, Shanghai Expo broke the records in the history of world's fairs and universal expositions. With more than half of the world?s population now living in cities, many of which face... more...

  • Teaching the Violent Pastby Elizabeth A. Cole; Julian Dierkes; Takashi Yoshida; Penney Clark; Alison Kitson; Rafael Valls; Elizabeth Oglesby; Thomas Sherlock; Roland Bleiker; Young-ju Hoang; Jon Dorschner; Audrey Chapman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 43.99

    During an armed conflict or period of gross human rights violations, the first priority is a cessation of violence. For the cease-fire to be more than a lull in hostilities and atrocities, however, it must be accompanied by a plan for political transition and social reconstruction. Essential to this long-term reconciliation process is education reform... more...

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

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 24.00

    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...

  • 5 Steps to a 5 AP World History, 2012-2013 Editionby Peggy Martin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 18.95

    A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of... more...