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  • Un village au XIIe siècle et au XIXe siècleby Léon Barracand; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Nulle terre sans seigneur. En vertu de cet axiome du droit féodal, tout ce qui compose aujourd'hui le territoire de la commune de Blatigny appartenait, à peu de chose près, vers le douzième siècle, aux comtes de ce nom. Les seigneurs de Blatigny tenaient ces droits de propriété de leurs ancêtres, qui les tenaient de leur épée." À PROPOS... 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...

  • How They Lived: An Annotated Tour of Daily Life through History in Primary Sources [2 volumes]by James Ciment

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 205.00

    This two-volume work explores daily life across human history through primary sources, making use of this primary source material as well as detailed analysis to help readers understand and use these sources as evidence of how life used to be. The diverse selection of sources includes artifacts, inscriptions, histories, letters, and first-hand accounts,... more...

  • The Contours of Eurocentrismby Marta Araújo; Silvia Rodríguez Maeso

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This book proposes an approach to Eurocentrism as a paradigm of knowledge production and interpretation rooted in the Western narrative of modernity and its racial governmentalities. It contributes to the critique of the contemporary workings of Eurocentrism and racism that have frustrated the struggles for the decolonization of knowledge and continue... more...

  • Inventing a Better Mousetrapby Alan Rothschild; Ann Rothschild

    Maker Media, Inc 2015; US$ 9.99

    Learn about the role that patent models played in American history--and even learn to build your own replica! Patent models, working models required for US patent filings from 1790 to 1880, offer insight into--and inspiration from--a period of intense technological advancement, the Industrial Revolution. The Rothschild Patent Model Collection consists... 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...

  • Communicating Physicsby Josep Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The textbooks written by Adolphe Ganot played a major role in shaping the way physics was taught in schools. Simon's Franco-British case study looks at the role of two of Ganot's books. The study is novel for its international comparison of 19th-century physics and for its emphasis on the communication of science rather than on the science itself. more...

  • Say We Are Nationsby Daniel M. Cobb

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    In this wide-ranging and carefully curated anthology, Daniel M. Cobb presents the words of Indigenous people who have shaped Native American rights movements from the late nineteenth century through the present day. Presenting essays, letters, interviews, speeches, government documents, and other testimony, Cobb shows how tribal leaders, intellectuals,... more...

  • Fritz Martiby Judith Baumrin

    UPA 2015; US$ 54.99

    Fritz Marti: Immigrant, A Biographical Memoir is the story of Marti?s encounter with and adaptation to America and a look at American academic life during the early Twentieth Century. 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...