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  • Human Nature and Historical Knowledgeby Leon Pompa

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 29.00

    This is a challenging book about the presuppositions of historical knowledge. more...

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    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 37.00

    This book demonstrates the centrality of theological concerns in the emergence of modern, secular historical consciousness. more...

  • The EU-Thailand Relationsby Chaiyakorn Kiatpongsan

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 59.00

    This book focuses on the so-called 'new bilateralism' phenomenon, a foreign policy development that has widespread across regions since the mid-1990s. The book asks why the policy trend of 'new bilateralism' has been pursued in spite of the widely accepted views on political and economic advantages of 'multilateralism'. It also... more...

  • Understanding Historyby Jonathan Gorman

    University of Ottawa Press 1992; US$ 14.99

    Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? Of course there is much disagreement among professional historians about what happened in the past and how to explain it. But this incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the... more...

  • Vom Paläolithikum zur Postmoderne - Die Genese unseres Epochen-Systemsby Andreas Kamp

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 180.00

    Dies ist der erste Teil einer zweibändigen Studie zur Genese unseres heutigen, vom Anspruch her den chronologischen Verlauf der gesamten Menschheitsgeschichte strukturierenden „Epochen“-Systems. Der Band skizziert zunächst die geistesgeschichtlichen Prämissen. Von der rudimentären paläolithischen Zeiteinteilung führt er über die ältesten schriftlich... more...

  • Teaching World History as Mysteryby Jack Zevin; David Gerwin

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Offering a philosophy, methodology, and examples for history instruction that are active, imaginative, and provocative, this text presents a fully developed pedagogy based on problem-solving methods that promote reasoning and judgment and restore a sense of imagination and participation to classroom learning. It is designed to draw readers into the... more...

  • Debates in History Teachingby Ian Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    What are the key debates in history teaching today? Debates in History Teaching explores the major issues all history teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to think more deeply about their practice, and link research and evidence to what... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Studiesby Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 1,007.00

    Dieses interdisziplinäre Handbuch informiert umfassend über die mediävistische Forschung der letzten Jahrzehnte und ihre wichtigsten Ergebnisse. Es stellt ein Referenzwerk dar, das es ermöglicht, sich rasch und gezielt in wichtige Forschungsdiskurse einzuarbeiten und den Stand der Forschung zu rezipieren. Das englischsprachige, von einem internationalen... more...

  • Reading Huizingaby Willem Otterspeer

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    Johan Huizinga, one of the founders of cultural history, ranks among the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Published in the 1930s, his The Waning of the Middle Ages, Homo Ludens and Erasmus were immediately recognised as masterworks and widely translated. Perhaps the most influential is Huizinga's study of the formative role of... more...

  • Saluting Aron Gurevichby Yelena Mazour-Matusevich; Alexandra Korros

    BRILL 2010; US$ 199.00

    The seventeen authors of this volume present an all-round picture of the person, the work, and the influence of the Russian medievalist Aron Gurevich who introduced innovative approaches to scholarship against all odds. Professor Janos Bak, Central European University more...