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Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
by James W Loewen
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This updated and revised edition of the American Book Award-winner and national bestseller revitalizes the truth of Americaand#8217;s history, explores how myths continue to be perpetrated, and includes a new chapter on 9/11 and the Iraq War.andlt... (read more)

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What is History
What is History
by Edward Hallett Carr
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'...[Carr] tackles half a dozen of the most fundamental questions concerning the interpretation of human social experience. He handles each of these with such mastery as we seldom see, and his little book is one of those rare works which one can with... (read more)

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Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition): Power and the Production of History
Silencing the Past (20th Anniversary Edition): Power and the Production of History
by Michel Rolph Trouillot
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Michel-Rolph Trouillot (1949–2012) was one of the most prominent Haitian scholars working in the United States. He was the director of the Institute for Global Studies in Culture, Power, and History and Krieger/Eisenhower Distinguished Professor in... (read more)

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Varieties of History: From Voltaire to the Present
Varieties of History: From Voltaire to the Present
by Fritz R Stern
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This is a book by historians about history, personal reflections on an ancient but ever varying discipline. As the present work will show, modern historians have written in a variety of genres, but the multiplicity of style cannot obscure the two basic... (read more)

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Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision Makers
Thinking in Time: The Uses of History for Decision Makers
by Richard E Neustadt
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Two noted professors offer easily remembered rules for using history effectively in day-to-day management of governmental and corporate affairs to avoid costly blunders. “An illuminating guide to the use and abuse of history in affairs of state... (read more)

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Big History and the Future of Humanity
Big History and the Future of Humanity
by Fred Spier
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“Big History” places the human past within the history of life, the Earth, and the Universe. In doing so, this emerging field of historical study provides us with an overview of the known past in its entirety, from the beginning of time until... (read more)

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A Pocket Guide to Writing in History
A Pocket Guide to Writing in History
by Mary Lynn Rampolla
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An essential writing, reading, and research tool for all history students, A Pocket Guide to Writing in History offers a best-selling combination of concise yet comprehensive advice in a portable and accessible format. This quick-reference guide provides... (read more)

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Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2ND 08 Edition)
Provincializing Europe : Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (2ND 08 Edition)
by Dipesh Chakrabarty
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First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This... (read more)

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History : a Very Short Introduction (00 Edition)
History : a Very Short Introduction (00 Edition)
by John H. Arnold
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There are many stories we can tell about the past, and we are not, perhaps, as free as we might imagine in our choice of which stories to tell, or where those stories end. John Arnold's addition to Oxford's popular Very Short Introductions series is a... (read more)

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Practicing Ethnohistory: Mining Archives, Hearing Testimony, Constructing Narrative
Practicing Ethnohistory: Mining Archives, Hearing Testimony, Constructing Narrative
by Patricia Kay Galloway
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An essential reader on the practice and methodology of ethnohistory.... (read more)

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Who Owns History?: Rethinking the Past in a Changing World
Who Owns History?: Rethinking the Past in a Changing World
by Eric Foner
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“Who Owns History? testifies to Eric Foners lifelong personal commitment to writing histories that advance the struggle for racial equality and economic justice.” —David Glassberg, The Sunday Star-Ledger History has become a matter... (read more)

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Re-Thinking History (Routledge Classics)
Re-Thinking History (Routledge Classics)
by Keith Jenkins
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History means many things to many people. But finding an answer to the question 'What is history?' is a task few feel equipped to answer nowadays. And yet, at the same time, history has never been more popular - whether in the press, on the television or... (read more)

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Practicing History: Selected Essays
Practicing History: Selected Essays
by Barbara W Tuchman
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I The Craft In Search of History History began to exert its fascination upon me when I was about six, through the medium of the Twins series by Lucy Fitch Perkins. I became absorbed in the fortunes of the Dutch Twins; the Twins of the American Revolution,... (read more)

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Making History in Iran: Education, Nationalism, and Print Culture
Making History in Iran: Education, Nationalism, and Print Culture
by Farzin Vejdani
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Iranian history was long told through a variety of stories and legend, tribal lore and genealogies, and tales of the prophets. But in the late nineteenth century, new institutions emerged to produce and circulate a coherent history that fundamentally... (read more)

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Navigating World History: Historians Create a Global Past
Navigating World History: Historians Create a Global Past
by Patrick Manning
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-413) and index.... (read more)

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Past Imperfect (04 Edition)
Past Imperfect (04 Edition)
by Peter Charles Hoffer
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Woodrow Wilson, a practicing academic historian before he took to politics, defined the importance of history: "A nation which does not know what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today." He, like many men of his generation, wanted to impose a... (read more)

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History of White People (11 Edition)
History of White People (11 Edition)
by Nell Irvin Painter
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Telling perhaps the most important forgotten story in American history, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of Western civilization, illuminating not only the invention of race but also the frequent praise... (read more)

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Hellenic Studies #64: Between Thucydides and Polybius: The Golden Age of Greek Historiography
Hellenic Studies #64: Between Thucydides and Polybius: The Golden Age of Greek Historiography
by Giovanni (edt) Parmeggiani
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Historians like Ephorus, Theopompus, or Aristotle's great-nephew Callisthenes, to say nothing of Xenophon, counted among the most acclaimed in antiquity. But with the exception of Xenophon, their complete works have not survived, and thus they are... (read more)

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New Perspectives on Historical Writing (2ND 01 Edition)
New Perspectives on Historical Writing (2ND 01 Edition)
by Peter (ed.) Burke
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A new edition of this best-selling collection of essays by leading experts on historical methodology. Since its first publication in 1992, New Perspectives on Historical Writing has become a key reference work used by students and researchers interested... (read more)

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Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus
Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus
by Richard C. Carrier
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Anyone with an interest in historical methods, how historical knowledge can be justified, new applications of Bayess Theorem, or the study of the historical Jesus will find this book to be essential reading.Almost all experts agree that the Jesus of the... (read more)

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