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  • Macmillan Dictionary of Historical Termsby Chris Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 29.70

    This new edition is fully revised, updated and enlarged. It now contains additional material on non-European history, covering Africa, Latin America and Asia. The dictionary also deals with new terms which have only recently been introduced into the language. This comprehensive work of reference will give both the historian and the layman compact and... more...

  • Haunting Historyby Ethan Kleinberg

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    This book argues for a deconstructive approach to the past by looking at deconstruction's impact on American historians and then presenting an alternative hauntological theory and method of history influenced by, but not beholden to, the work of Jacques Derrida. more...

  • Studies in the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino and Giovanni Picoby MichaelJ.B. Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Fifteen of these essays by one of the leading authorities on Renaissance Platonism explore the complex philosophical, hermeneutical, and mythological issues addressed by the Florentine, Marsilio Ficino (1433-99). Ficino was the pre-eminent Platonist of his time and a distinguished philosopher, scholar and magus who had an enormous influence on the... more...

  • Historical Consciousnessby John Lukacs

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    One of the most important developments of Western civilization has been the growth of historical consciousness. Consciously or not, history has become a form of thought applied to every facet of human experience; every field of human action can be studied, described, or understood through its history. In this extraordinary analysis of the meaning... more...

  • The Meaning of Historyby Daniel Pipes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In her brilliant new opening essay, Banerjee says of Berdyaev "he was never more than a curious but unwelcome guest in history. He fearlessly engaged it on the level of ideas while remaining alien to its means and ends, gifted with an incurable longing for transcendence." Witness to two world wars, Berdyaev observed the destruction of established... more...

  • Revival: Militarism (2001)by Eric Carlton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 130.00

    This title was first published in 2001. Militarism connotes more than unadulterated aggression. It encapsulates a way of life and involves the inculcation of military values as an end in itself. This text examines the factors which have been held to account for the rise of militarism in particular social contexts, using case studies and comparative... more...

  • Tapestry of Memoryby Nanci Adler

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    In this volume, contributors present narratives and explore the way they influence the perception of the past. While acknowledging the debate about the validity of qualitative research based on narratives, this volume aims to illuminate how truth and evidence form part of a much wider debate on the representation of history.The volume includes the... more...

  • Oral Traditionby Robert Loring Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Oral traditions are historical sources of a special nature. Their special nature derives from the fact that they are ""unwritten"" sources couched in a form suitable for oral transmission, and that their preservation depends on the powers of memory of successive generations of human beings. In many parts of the world inhabited by peoples without writing,... more...

  • Grupamento 24: Histórias de Incêndio - Livros I, II e IIIby Joe Corso; Raimundo Alves dos Santos

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 3.00

    Grupamento 24: Histórias de incêndio - Livros I, II e III de Joe Corso Histórias verdadeiras do Corpo de Bombeiros de Nova York que aconteceram entre 1963 e 1975. Agora, tudo em um único livro, Grupamento 24 por Joe Corso: As Histórias de Incêndio - Livros I, II, e III, incluindo as premiadas histórias de incêndio: Garagem 598! Grupamento 24: Histórias... more...

  • Using Computers in Historyby Sonja Cameron; S. Richardson

    Macmillan Education UK 2005; US$ 36.69

    Information and communications technology is now an essential tool for the historian and for anyone engaging in historical study. Today's 'history workstation' includes computers, modems, scanners, printers, digital cameras and a wide range of software applications to access the World Wide Web and to analyse historical sources. Sonja Cameron and... more...