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Historiography books

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Men, Masculinities and Male Culture in the Second World War by Juliette Pattinson Men, Masculinities and Male Culture in the Second World War

This edited collection brings together cutting-edge research on British masculinities and male culture, considering the myriad ways British men experienced, understood and remembered their exploits during the Second World War, as active combatants, prisoners and as civilian workers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

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

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: Hardback - 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: 26/10/2017

Edmund Burke as Historian War, Order and Civilisation by Sora Sato Edmund Burke as Historian War, Order and Civilisation

This book provides a comprehensive survey of Edmund Burke's historical thought, a neglected area of both Burke scholarship and historiography. Ranging from Burke's general conception of history to his accounts of English, European, American, Irish and Asian-Muslim history, this book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

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

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: 01/10/2017

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

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Enlightenment and Political Fiction The Everyday Intellectual by Cecilia (Wesleyan University, USA) Miller Enlightenment and Political Fiction The Everyday Intellectual
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The easy accessibility of political fiction in the long eighteenth century made it possible for any reader or listener to enter into the intellectual debates of the time, as much of the core of modern political and economic theory was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/11/2017

Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions by Michael (University of Chieti, Italy) Segre Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions
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This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/11/2017

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

How to Read a History Book The Hidden History of History by Marshall T. Poe How to Read a History Book The Hidden History of History

How to Read a History Book explains who writes history books, how the writers are trained, and why they write them.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Liberating Histories Truths, power, ethics by Claire (St. Mary's University College, UK) Norton, Mark (St Mary's University College, UK) Donnelly Liberating Histories Truths, power, ethics
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Liberating Histories makes an original, scholarly contribution to contemporary debates about the cultural and political relevance of historical practices. More particularly, it seeks to orient discussion of history's ontology, methodologies and epistemology towards the category of ethics - exploring how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

Liberating Histories Truths, power, ethics by Claire (St. Mary's University College, UK) Norton, Mark (St Mary's University College, UK) Donnelly Liberating Histories Truths, power, ethics
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Liberating Histories makes an original, scholarly contribution to contemporary debates about the cultural and political relevance of historical practices. More particularly, it seeks to orient discussion of history's ontology, methodologies and epistemology towards the category of ethics - exploring how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

The Language of the Past by Ross (University of Chichester, UK) Wilson The Language of the Past
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The Language of the Past analyzes the use of history in discourses within the political, media and the public sphere. It examines how particular terms, phrases and allusions first came into usage, developed and how they are employed today. To...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

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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: 29/09/2017

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

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

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

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

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: 22/08/2017

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: 22/08/2017

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

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

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: 10/08/2017

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