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  • At the Table: Food and Family around the Worldby Ken Albala; Ken Albala

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 89.00

    Almost universally, "dinner" is a key meal in most countries around the world, whether it be a simple dish of rice and beans, a slice of pizza on the go, or a multi-course formal meal. What do the specifics of how a meal is eaten?by hand instead of with utensils, for example?say about a specific culture? This fascinating one-volume reference guide... more...

  • Historical Research Using British Newspapersby Denise Bates

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 13.77

    Thanks to digitisation, newspapers from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century have become an indispensable and accessible source for researchers. Through their pages, historians with a passion for a person or a place or a time or a topic can rediscover forgotten details and gain new insights into the society and values of bygone ages. Historical... more...

  • Explaining International Relations 1918-1939by Nick Shepley

    Andrews UK 2016; US$ 4.49

    Between 1918 and 1939 diplomats and politicians sought to create a lasting world order. However, they struggled to maintain stability in an international system still struggling with the legacy of the First World War. This eBook focuses on addressing ten of the most complex and challenging questions that face students of inter war diplomacy, including:1.... more...

  • 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...

  • Nationalism and History Educationby Rachel D. Hutchins

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    History education, by nature, transmits an ?official? version of national identity. National identity is not a fixed entity, and?controversy over history teaching is an essential part of the process of redefining and regenerating the nation. France and the United States have in particular experienced demographic and cultural shifts since the 1960s... more...

  • Science and Culture in Traditional Japanby Masayoshi Sugimoto; David L. Swain

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    This book of Japanese history explores the development of science and technology in traditional Japanese society. It may be surprising to some readers familiar with the history of Japan that that scientific thought existed at all in traditional Japan. However, Science and Culture in Traditional Japan show the development of premodern science... more...

  • 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...