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Making Nordic Historiography Connections, Tensions and Methodology, 1850-1970 by Pertti Haapala Making Nordic Historiography Connections, Tensions and Methodology, 1850-1970

Is there a Nordic history ? If so, what are its origins, its scope, and its defining features? In this definitive volume, scholars from all five Nordic nations tackle a notoriously problematic historical concept.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Image of Edward the Black Prince in Georgian and Victorian England Negotiating the Late Medieval Past by Barbara Gribling The Image of Edward the Black Prince in Georgian and Victorian England Negotiating the Late Medieval Past

Studies the manifestations of Edward the Black Prince in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Civil War and Narrative Testimony, Historiography, Memory by Fabrice Mourlon Civil War and Narrative Testimony, Historiography, Memory

The volume seeks to reflect current research in civil war in a number of disciplines and covers a range of geographical areas, from the advent of modern forms of testimonies, history writing and public remembering in the early modern period,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Swift and History Politics and the English Past by Ashley (University of Nevada, Reno) Marshall Swift and History Politics and the English Past
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This book explores the importance of history to Jonathan Swift through close reading of his historical, polemical and satirical writings.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

What Is Global History? by Sebastian Conrad What Is Global History?

Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no longer possible to study nations in isolation or to understand world...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Haunting History For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past by Ethan Kleinberg Haunting History For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past

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.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Thinking About History by Sarah Maza Thinking About History

What distinguishes history as a discipline from other fields of study? That's the animating question of Sarah Maza's Thinking About History, a general introduction to the field of history that revels in its eclecticism and highlights the inherent tensions and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Thinking About History by Sarah Maza Thinking About History

What distinguishes history as a discipline from other fields of study? That's the animating question of Sarah Maza's Thinking About History, a general introduction to the field of history that revels in its eclecticism and highlights the inherent tensions and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

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Economic Growth England in the Later Middle Ages by A. R. Bridbury Economic Growth England in the Later Middle Ages

First published in 1962, this book challenges the notion that the later Middle Ages failed to sustain the economic growth of earlier centuries, suggesting that historians have been preoccupied with absolute levels of output over more important questions of output...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

History in Practice by Ludmilla Jordanova History in Practice

History in Practice explores the discipline's breadth, its complexities and the tasks it takes on. This study by one of the liveliest and most acute practitioners in the field demystifies what historians do. It looks at history as an academic...
Format: eBook - Released: 05/10/2017

The New Coastal History Cultural and Environmental Perspectives from Scotland and Beyond by David Worthington The New Coastal History Cultural and Environmental Perspectives from Scotland and Beyond

This book provides a pathway for the New Coastal History. The book presents a new approach that is distinct from both terrestrial and maritime history, and which helps brings environmental history to the shore.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective by Michael Meng Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective

Modern Germany in Transatlantic Perspective celebrates the extraordinary life and scholarly career of Konrad H. Jarausch, whose monumental work as a teacher, mentor, and builder of scholarly institutions, helped to inspire conversations about everything from the rise of Nazism to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Historians on History by John Tosh Historians on History

Bringing together in one volume the key writings of many of the major historians from the last few decades, Historians on History provides an overview of the evolving nature of historical enquiry, illuminating the political, social and personal assumptions that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing by Emily A. (John Cowdrey Junior Research Fellow in Medieval History and Departmental Lecturer in Medieval History, St Ed Winkler Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing
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This book examines how eleventh-century kings were portrayed in the writing of twelfth-century historians. Winkler employs a modern literary critical approach to demonstrate how much of our understanding of eleventh-century history stems from authorial strategies of later writers rather than...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

On Writing History from Herodotus to Herodian by John Marincola On Writing History from Herodotus to Herodian

What is history and how should it be written? This important new anthology, translated and edited by Professor John Marincola, contains all the seminal texts that relate to the writing of history in the ancient world.The study of history was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Preserving the Black Presence in Britain Monuments, Memorials and Sites of Memory by A.G. Leonard Preserving the Black Presence in Britain Monuments, Memorials and Sites of Memory


Format: Hardback - Released: 09/12/2017

Soviet Americana The Cultural History of Russian and Ukrainian Americanists by Sergei Zhuk Soviet Americana The Cultural History of Russian and Ukrainian Americanists

In 1991 there were more than 1,000 'Americanists' - experts in US history and politics - working in the Soviet Union.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

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Materializing Identities in Socialist and Post-Socialist Cities by Jaroslav Ira Materializing Identities in Socialist and Post-Socialist Cities

Following the so-called -Material Turn- of historiography, this book explores the materialization of identity in urban space--specifically in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Urban spaces played an important role in the formation of national identities in post-socialist successor states across...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Futures for the Past by Kalle (Tallinn University, Estonia) Pihlainen Futures for the Past
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Faced with the challenge of new ideological emphases and subjects of study, academic history has undergone significant changes in its contents in the past half-century. Simultaneously, pressures to change have been directed at its form, particularly in the shape of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Haunting History For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past by Ethan Kleinberg Haunting History For a Deconstructive Approach to the Past

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

History Meets Fiction by Beverley C. Southgate History Meets Fiction

Is history factual, or just another form of fiction? Are there distinct boundaries between the two, or just extensive borderlands? How do novelists represent historians and history? The relationship between history and fiction has always been contentious and sometimes turbulent,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Kant and the Scottish Enlightenment by Elizabeth Robinson Kant and the Scottish Enlightenment

Most academic philosophers and intellectual historians are familiar with the major historical figures and intellectual movements coming out of Scotland in the 18th Century. These scholars are also familiar with the works of Immanuel Kant and his influence on Western...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

History in the World by Kalle Pihlainen History in the World

Questions about the relationship between historical research and contemporary social and practical problems have posed a challenge to generations of historians, as well as to philosophers and theorists of history. In recent years, views regarding the isolation of academic history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

The Narrative Worlds of Paul the Deacon Between Empires and Identities in Lombard Italy by Christopher Heath The Narrative Worlds of Paul the Deacon Between Empires and Identities in Lombard Italy

This study presents fresh interpretations of the works of Paul the Deacon (c. 720-799), which are vital to understanding the history of Italy and Western Europe in the Middle Ages.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Global History and New Polycentric Approaches Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System (XVI-XIXth centuries) by Manuel Garcia Perez Global History and New Polycentric Approaches Europe, Asia and the Americas in a World Network System (XVI-XIXth centuries)

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. Rethinking the ways global history is envisioned and conceptualized in diverse countries such as China, Japan, Mexico or Spain, this collections considers how global issues are connected with our...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Mobility, Migration and Transport Historical Perspectives by Colin G. Pooley Mobility, Migration and Transport Historical Perspectives

This book provides an innovative perspective on migration, mobility and transport. Using concepts drawn from migration history, mobilities studies and transport history it makes the case for greater integration of these disciplines. The approach is historical, demonstrating how past processes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Atlantic Region to Confederation A History by Phillip A. Buckner The Atlantic Region to Confederation A History

The book re-assesses many old themes from a new perspective, and seeks to broaden the focus of regional history to include those groups whom the traditional historiography ignored or marginalized.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Between the Lines Africa in Western Spirituality, Philosophy, and Literary Theory by A. Lassissi Odjo Between the Lines Africa in Western Spirituality, Philosophy, and Literary Theory

Africa's history has been misrepresented by the outside world, especially by the Judeo-Christian West. An awareness of such a bias in historiographical discourse explains much of the difficulty Africans and peoples of African descent have in formulating a viable identity...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Classical Debt Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity by Johanna Hanink The Classical Debt Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity

Greek debt means one thing to the country's creditors. But for millions who prize culture over capital, it means the symbolic debt we owe Greece for democracy, philosophy, mathematics, and fine art. Johanna Hanink shows that our idealized image of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

Conceptual History in the European Space by Willibald Steinmetz Conceptual History in the European Space

Bringing together leading scholars from across Europe, this volume represents a landmark intervention in the historiography of concepts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

History and Its Objects Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500 by Peter N. Miller History and Its Objects Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Granitele alegoriei medievale by Author Granitele alegoriei medievale

Aceasta carte este un demers pe care l-am gandit ca pe o lucrare de sinteza care sa surprinda, in masura posibilitatilor, puncte de referinta intre texte si autori din perioade diferite, din Evul Mediu european si Renastere, constienta fiind ca...
Format: eBook - Released: 22/03/2017

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