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History: theory & methods books

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History and Material Culture A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources by Karen Harvey History and Material Culture A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

Sources are the raw material of history, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians now recognize the value of sources beyond written documents. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

History and Material Culture A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources by Karen Harvey History and Material Culture A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources

Sources are the raw material of history, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians now recognize the value of sources beyond written documents. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

The [Oxford] Handbook of Public History by James B. Gardner The [Oxford] Handbook of Public History

The Oxford Handbook of Public History introduces the major debates within public history; the methods and sources that comprise a public historian's tool kit; and exemplary examples of practice. It views public history as a dynamic process combining historical research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions by Ben Marsh Understanding and Teaching the Age of Revolutions

To learn about the Age of Revolutions in Europe and the Americas is to engage with the emergence of the modern world. This book provides up-to-date content and perspectives, classroom-tested techniques, innovative ideas, and an exciting variety of pathways to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Work of History Constructivism and a Politics of the Past by Kalle Pihlainen The Work of History Constructivism and a Politics of the Past

Since the appearance of Hayden White's seminal work Metahistory in 1973, constructivist thought has been a key force within theory of history and has at times even provided inspiration for historians more generally. Despite the radical theoretical shift marked by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

History on Film/Film on History by Robert A. Rosenstone History on Film/Film on History

History on Film/Film on History has established itself as a classic treatise on the historical film and its role in bringing the past to life. In the third edition of this widely acclaimed text, Robert A. Rosenstone argues that to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

History on Film/Film on History by Robert A. Rosenstone History on Film/Film on History

History on Film/Film on History has established itself as a classic treatise on the historical film and its role in bringing the past to life. In the third edition of this widely acclaimed text, Robert A. Rosenstone argues that to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

In Defence of History by Nicholas Piercey In Defence of History

Postmodernist thinkers consider history to be not very far removed from a work of fiction, something dependent on historians' own interpretations of the past. Evans, however, argues that we can trust history and it is possible to be objective about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

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Cosmopolitanism as an Answer: Kant's Philosophy of History by Sandra Zakutna Cosmopolitanism as an Answer: Kant's Philosophy of History


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Censuses and Census Takers A Global History by Gunnar (University of Tromso, Norway) Thorvaldsen Censuses and Census Takers A Global History
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This book analyses the international development of the census by comparing the history of census taking on all continents and in many countries. The timeframe is wide, from male censuses in the Bible to current censuses covering the whole population....
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Public History for a Digital Age The Art of Curation by Mark (Arizona State University, USA) Tebeau Public History for a Digital Age The Art of Curation
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Public History for a Digital Age addresses the selection, presentation, maintenance, collection, and archiving of digital assets. In this work, Mark Tebeau discusses how digital curation establishes, maintains, and adds value to repositories of digital data for present and future...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

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In Defence of History by Nicholas Piercey In Defence of History

Postmodernist thinkers consider history to be not very far removed from a work of fiction, something dependent on historians' own interpretations of the past. Evans, however, argues that we can trust history and it is possible to be objective about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

History and Film Moving Pictures and the Study of the Past by Maarten Pereboom History and Film Moving Pictures and the Study of the Past

The ability to view recorded moving pictures has had a major impact on human culture since the development of the necessary technologies over a century ago. For most of this time people have gone to the movies to be entertained...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Revisiting Gender in European History, 1400-1800 by Asa Karlsson Sjogren Revisiting Gender in European History, 1400-1800

Almost exactly thirty years ago, Joan W. Scott, in a widely cited article, advocated the use of gender as a tool of historical analysis. Since then, many studies have used gender to consider the past. However, rather than developing new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Medieval Thought and Historiography by Giles Constable Medieval Thought and Historiography

We assume that we have a clear understanding of how people in the Middle Ages thought and which attitudes they struck but in reality this is a subject of enormous complexity of which conclusions can only be drawn via painstaking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Evidence and Meaning A Theory of Historical Studies by Jorn Rusen Evidence and Meaning A Theory of Historical Studies

In Evidence and Meaning, Rusen surveys the seismic changes that have shaped the historical profession over the last half-century, while offering a clear, economical account of his theory of history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Words in Time A Plea for Historical Re-Thinking by Francesco Benigno Words in Time A Plea for Historical Re-Thinking

Examines the origins and development of the words we use, critiquing the ways in which they have traditionally been employed in historical thinking and examining their potential usefulness today --Provided by the publisher.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2017

Words in Time A Plea for Historical Re-Thinking by Francesco Benigno Words in Time A Plea for Historical Re-Thinking

Examines the origins and development of the words we use, critiquing the ways in which they have traditionally been employed in historical thinking and examining their potential usefulness today --Provided by the publisher.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Time, Religion and History by William Gallois Time, Religion and History

What is time? How does our sense of time lead us to approach the world? How did the peoples of the past view time? This book answers these questions through an investigation of the cultures of time in Christianity, Islam,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

Des Metiers De Tradition 2018 Quelques Metiers Oublies by Alain Gaymard Des Metiers De Tradition 2018 Quelques Metiers Oublies

En marge des nouveaux metiers lies a la vie moderne, il existe encore des metiers traditionnels qui peinent a subsister. En voici quelques-uns. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut de gamme - avec ces plus qui font la difference...
Format: Calendar - Released: 11/04/2017

Twilight of History by Shlomo Sand Twilight of History

The acclaimed and controversial historian turns his critical gaze on the writing of history today
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

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