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History: theory & methods books

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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

The Concept of History by Dmitri (The New School for Social Research, New York, USA) Nikulin The Concept of History
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The Concept of History reflects on the presuppositions behind the contemporary understanding of history that often remain implicit and not spelled out. It is a critique of the modern understanding of history that presents it as universal and teleological, progressively...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

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

The Oxford Handbook of Public History by James B. (Senior Scholar, National Museum of American History) Gardner The Oxford Handbook of Public History
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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: 19/09/2017

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: 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

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

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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

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: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

What is History Really About? Reflections On Theory and Practice by Peter Burke What is History Really About? Reflections On Theory and Practice

This volume gathers Professor Burke's most important essays on the theory and the practice of history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Identity, Culture & Communications in the Early Modern World by Peter Burke Identity, Culture & Communications in the Early Modern World

The first and most obvious theme is communication, the second is identity, since language and clothes were and are a means to place unknown individuals in their social group.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

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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

The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft by Tom Griffiths The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft

In this landmark book, eminent historian and award-winning author Tom Griffiths explores the craft of discipline and imagination that is history.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

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

Public and Popular History by Jerome (University of Manchester, UK) De Groot Public and Popular History
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This interdisciplinary collection considers public and popular history within a global framework, seeking to understand considerations of local, domestic histories and the ways they interact with broader discourses. Grounded in particular local and national situations, the book addresses the issues...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

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

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