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  • Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identityby Jing Liu

    Stone Bridge Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    The third volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's relationship with its barbarian neighbors. The Mongols! more...

  • Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiographyby Tor Egil Førland

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Bringing sophisticated philosophy to bear on real-life historiography, Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography rekindles and invigorates the debate on two perennials in the theory and methodology of history. One is the tension between historians' values and the ideal?or illusion?of objective historiography. The other is historical... more...

  • Wege in den Ersten Weltkriegby Armin Heinen

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 26.87

    Wie wissenschaftlich anspruchsvoll Geschichte geschrieben wird, das bleibt vielfach im Dunkeln. Denn den HistorikerInnen kann man bei ihren Forschungen und ihrem Schreiben der Geschichte nicht zuschauen. Die neue Reihe ?Zugänge zur Geschichte" zeigt deshalb, wie erfahrene HistorikerInnen sich in ein für sie neues, wichtiges Thema der Geschichte... more...

  • Berlin, the Mother of All Research Universitiesby Charles E. McClelland

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 94.99

    This authoritative study analyzes the development of the modern research university through the original ?new model? institution at the University of Berlin. It examines the circumstances of its rise, the scope of its influence, and the challenges that will face university systems based on this model in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Division to Unification in Imperial Chinaby Jing Liu

    Stone Bridge Press 2016; US$ 10.99

    The second volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's transition from the Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty. more...

  • Hard Times: Impoverishment and Protest in the Perestroika Years - Soviet Union, 1985-91by William Moskoff

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the world wide web. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for... more...

  • History as Mysteryby Michael Parenti

    City Lights Publishers 2016; US$ 15.95

    Essays on how history's victors distort and suppress the documentary record in order to perpetuate their power and privilege. more...

  • Magdalen College Schoolby Laurence Brockliss

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Founded in the grounds of Magdalen College 500 years ago, Magdalen College School has been educating centuries of students. Originally intended to offer free tuition in grammar, it has attracted students from all walks of life and from all around the UK during its history. From a period of initial success, the fortunes of the school have waxed and... more...

  • Archie P. McDonaldby Archie P. McDonald; Dan K. Utley

    Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available

    Historian Archie P. McDonald (1935?2012) retired in 2008 as director of the East Texas Historical Association and editor of the East Texas Historical Journal after thirty-seven years of service. A beloved professor and author of numerous books, he charted the course of the ETHA and served as leader of several organizations. He was an inspiration... more...

  • The Russian Revolution 1917by Nick Shepley

    Andrews UK 2016; US$ 4.49

    In the third year of the First World War, The Russian Empire experienced a year of revolutionary turmoil that saw the fall of the emperor, Tsar Nicholas II. This was followed by the creation of an interim government which in turn was overthrown by an extreme revolutionary socialist regime in October that year. By the end of 1917 a government that would... more...