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  • Is the West in Decline?by Benjamin M. Rowland; Hannes Adomeit; Dana Allin; David Calleo; Benoit d'Aboville; Mark Gilbert; Gabriel Goodliffe; Thomas Row; Benjamin M. Rowland; Stephen Szabo; Lanxin Xiang; Aaron Zack

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 42.50

    This book examines decline in Europe and the United States from historical, military, and economic perspectives. Essays on China’s rise and Russia’s recent history frame the discussion. Is decline, as Spengler would have it, inevitable and irreversible? more...

  • The First U.S. History Textbooksby Barry Joyce

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 47.50

    This book offers a fresh, multidisciplinary analysis of American history textbooks published in the first half of the nineteenth century, focusing on the emergence of an American “origins” narrative prevalent in these works as well as the methods employed to convey this tale to readers. The themes addressed in this work are timely in light of current... more...

  • Tell Me about the Presidentsby Mike Henry

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 21.50

    Tell Me about the Presidents is for young people in the elementary grades. The author includes an interesting story about each president and concludes each story with three questions for the reader to answer. This book is a great learning tool for both parents and teachers to teach American history in a fun way. more...

  • Everything Explained That Is Explainableby Denis Boyles

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 18.00

    Everything Explained That Is Explainable is the audacious, utterly improbable story of the publication of the Eleventh Edition of the legendary Encyclopædia Britannica . It is the tale of a young American entrepreneur who rescued a dying publication with the help of a floundering newspaper, and in so doing produced a series of books that forever... more...

  • Why You Can't Teach United States History without American Indiansby Susan Sleeper-Smith; Juliana Barr; Jean M. O'Brien; Nancy Shoemaker

    The University of North Carolina Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    A resource for all who teach and study history, this book illuminates the unmistakable centrality of American Indian history to the full sweep of American history. The nineteen essays gathered in this collaboratively produced volume, written by leading scholars in the field of Native American history, reflect the newest directions of the field and... more...

  • God's Almost Chosen Peoplesby George C. Rable

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.99

    Throughout the Civil War, soldiers and civilians on both sides of the conflict saw the hand of God in the terrible events of the day, but the standard narratives of the period pay scant attention to religion. Now, in God's Almost Chosen Peoples , Lincoln Prize-winning historian George C. Rable offers a groundbreaking account of how Americans of all... more...

  • Rutgers since 1945by Paul G. E. Clemens; Carla Yanni

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    In the 1940s, Rutgers was a small liberal arts college for men. Today, it is a major public research university, a member of the Big Ten and of the prestigious Association of American Universities. In Rutgers since 1945 , historian Paul G. E. Clemens chronicles this remarkable transition from the cold war, to the student protests of the 1960s and... 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...

  • The Power of Place, the Problem of Timeby Keith Thor Carlson

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; Not Available

    A rich and complex history, The Power of Place, the Problem of Time looks to both the internal and the external factors which shaped a society during a time of great change and its implications extend far beyond the study region. more...