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- 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...
- 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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The New Press 2016; US$ 19.95
Upon its first publication in 2001 as the inaugural volume in The New Press People?s History series, edited by the late Howard Zinn, Ray Raphael?s magisterial A People?s History of the American Revolution was hailed by Fresh Air as relentlessly aggressive and unsentimental.? With impeccable skill, Raphael presented a wide array of fascinating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 2006, this work is a valuable guide for the researcher in Victorian Studies. Updated to include electronic resources, this book provides guides to catalogs, archives, museums, collections and databases containing material on the Victorian period. It organises the vast array of reference sources by discipline to help researchers... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00
The publication of the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopędia Britannica in 1911 marked the last stand of the Enlightenment and a turbulent end to an era. The Eleventh Edition summed up the high point of optimism and belief in human progress that dominated Anglo-Saxon thought from the time of the Enlightenment. Eagerly embraced by hundreds of thousands... more...