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Study & Teaching

  • 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...

  • Magdalen College Schoolby Laurence Brockliss

    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...

  • 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...

  • A People's History of the American Revolutionby Ray Raphael

    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...

  • Victorian Studiesby Sharon W. Propas

    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...

  • Everything Explained That Is Explainableby Denis Boyles

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 30.00

    The publication of the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopædia 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...

  • What They Didn't Teach You in American History Classby Mike Henry

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Even though in most cases, the names and events in the book will be recognizable, most of the stories about them will be new to the reader. If you're a young teacher, perhaps you'll find some material to help you get through those less-than-exciting areas of your textbook. If you hated history as a student, maybe you'll find some of these tales entertaining.... more...

  • Public Historyby Thomas Cauvin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Public History: A Textbook of Practice is a guide to the many challenges historians face while teaching, learning, and practicing public history. Historians can play a dynamic and essential role in contributing to public understanding of the past, and those who work in historic preservation, in museums and archives, in government agencies, as consultants,... more...

  • Paris au temps de Saint-Louisby Louis Boutié

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "I. ? Avant de pénétrer dans Paris pour en étudier les détails, du haut de la colline de Montmartre, couronnée par des moulins à vent et par la petite église de Saint-Pierre, nous jetterons un regard d'ensemble sur La ville aux longs cris, Qui profile son front gris : Des toits frêles, Cent tourelles, Clochers gris : C'est Paris. (V. HUGO)."... more...