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- De Gruyter 1974; US$ 119.71
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99
This is the third edition of a book that has become a classic in the public history field. First published in 1986, revised in 2003, On Doing Local History offers not only discussion of practical matters, but also a deeper reflection on local, public history, what it means, and why it is done. It is used in classrooms and found on the shelves... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 36.99
Leading the Historical Enterprise presents new ideas and strategies for leading and innovating in museums, historical societies, historic sites, and other state and local history programs. The book blends insights from the best practices of model historical programs and museums with themes from the best recent studies of leadership. more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 25.00
In the late eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, revolutions transformed the British, French, and Spanish Atlantic worlds. During this time, colonial and indigenous people rioted and rebelled against their occupiers in violent pursuit of political liberty and economic opportunity, challenging time-honored social and political structures on both... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00
This work is a comprehensive history of conspiracies and conspiracy theories in the USA. It focuses on the motives and political and social origins of the people arguing the conspiracy. It covers assassinations and sneak attacks, political intrigues, and witch-hunts. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
This work challenges the thesis first formulated by de Tocqueville and later systematically developed by Louis Hartz, that American political culture is characterized by a consensus on liberal capitalist values. Ranging over three hundred years of history and drawing upon the seminal work anthropologist Mary Douglas, Richard Ellis demonstrates that... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.70
An examination of the problems experienced by house museums, this book offers practical advice and solutions which can easily be implemented. Its useful "lessons" include governance, where to find help and care of collections. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.95
Less than 100 years after its creation as a fragile republic, the United States more than quadrupled its size, making it the world's third largest nation. No other country or sovereign power had ever grown so big so fast or become so rich and so powerful. Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Richard Kluger chronicles this epic achievement in a compelling... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
Argues that we must use American power simultaneously to serve our interests and advance our principles, as can be seen by examining foreign policy precedents set by every president since George Washington. more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 90.00
'...the annual survey of British social attitudes - a document arguably more significant than the urban and rural white papers rolled together...' New Start '...fascinating snapshot.' The Guardian '...a highly-respected annual study.' Daily Mail '...an indispensable tool not just for governments, but also for modern citizens to understand... more...