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Contesting Histories: German and Jewish Americans and the Legacy of the Holocaust (Modern Jewish History)
Contesting Histories: German and Jewish Americans and the Legacy of the Holocaust (Modern Jewish History)
by Michael. Schuldiner
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Starting with popular objections to Americas entry into World War I and ending with recent academic debates between Christopher Browning and Daniel Goldhagen over the legacy and meaning of the Holocaust, Schuldiner provides readers with a longer... (read more)

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From History to Theory
From History to Theory
by Kerwin Lee Klein
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From History to Theory describes major changes in the conceptual language of the humanities, particularly in the discourse of history. In seven beautifully written, closely related essays, Kerwin Lee Klein traces the development of academic vocabularies... (read more)

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Common Ground : Reimagining American History (01 Edition)
Common Ground : Reimagining American History (01 Edition)
by Gary Y. Okihiro
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In Common Ground, Gary Okihiro uses the experiences of Asian Americans to reconfigure the ways in which American history can be understood. He examines a set of binaries--East and West, black and white, man and woman, heterosexual and homosexual--that... (read more)

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Oxford History of Historical Writing: Vol 1: Beginnings to Ad 600
Oxford History of Historical Writing: Vol 1: Beginnings to Ad 600
by Andrew Feldherr
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Volume I of The Oxford History of Historical Writing offers essays by leading scholars on the development and history of the major traditions of historical writing, including the ancient Near East, Classical Greece and Rome, and East and South Asia from... (read more)

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Sources for Alexander the Great: An Analysis of Plutarch's Life & Arrian's Anabasis Alexandrou
Sources for Alexander the Great: An Analysis of Plutarch's Life & Arrian's Anabasis Alexandrou
by N. G. L. Hammond
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Plutarch and Arrian are the ancient writers who tell us most about Alexander the Great. This book is the first attempt to analyse and evaluate in detail the sources of information they themselves drew on.... (read more)

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Historiography: An Introductory Guide
Historiography: An Introductory Guide
by Eileen Ka-may Cheng
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"What is historiography?" asked the American historian Carl Becker in 1938. Professional historians continue to argue over the meaning of the term. This book challenges the view of historiography as an esoteric subject by presenting an... (read more)

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What Is Microhistory?: Theory and Practice
What Is Microhistory?: Theory and Practice
by Magn
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This unique and detailed analysis provides the first accessible and comprehensive introduction to the origins, development, methodology of microhistory – one of the most significant innovations in historical scholarship to have emerged in the last few... (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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Selected Writings of Lord Acton #01: Essays in the History of Liberty
Selected Writings of Lord Acton #01: Essays in the History of Liberty
by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-acton
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Liberty . . . is itself the highest political end. The unifying theme of these essays is Lord Acton's concept of liberty. Included are his two famous essays on the history of freedom ("The History of Freedom in Antiquity" and "The History of Freedom in... (read more)

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Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World #81: A Companion to Tacitus
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World #81: A Companion to Tacitus
by Victoria Emma (edt) Pagan
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Tacitus (c. 56-120 CE) is the last in the trinity of great Roman historians. Keen to portray the struggle between individual and society, perhaps most memorably characterized by the ever-troubled relationships between princeps and senate, general and... (read more)

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Refiguring History (03 Edition)
Refiguring History (03 Edition)
by Keith Jenkins
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In this engaging sequel to "Rethinking History," Keith Jenkins argues for a re-figuration of historical study. At the core of his survey lies the realization that objective and disinterested histories as well as historical 'truth' are unachievable. The... (read more)

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Historics
Historics
by Martin L. Davies
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From an author at the forefront of research in this area comes this provocative and seminal work that presents a unique and fresh new look at history and theory. Taking a broadly European view, the book draws on works of French and German philosophy... (read more)

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Practicing History: Selected Essays
Practicing History: Selected Essays
by Barbara W Tuchman
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From thoughtful pieces on the historian's role to striking insights into America's past and present to trenchant observations on the international scene, Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. Here is a... (read more)

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The Practice of History
The Practice of History
by Geoffrey R. Elton
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This original and important book on the study of history is now available in a new edition. G. R. Elton's classic work is a wide-ranging, succinct and practical introduction for all students and general readers, and it makes a major contribution to the... (read more)

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Ibn Khaldun: An Essay in Reinterpretation
Ibn Khaldun: An Essay in Reinterpretation
by Aziz Al-azmeh
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A reinterpretation of Ibn Khaldun, 14th-century Arabic philosopher, historian and politician.... (read more)

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Transnational History (Theory and History)
Transnational History (Theory and History)
by Pierre-yves Saunier
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Although some historians have been researching and writing history from a transnational perspective for more than a century, it is only recently that this approach has gained momentum. But what is transnational history? How can a transnational approach... (read more)

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The Past Within Us: Media, Memory, History
The Past Within Us: Media, Memory, History
by Tessa Morris-suzuki
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History and Belief: The Foundations of Historical Understanding
History and Belief: The Foundations of Historical Understanding
by Robert Eric Frykenberg
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In this study of the relationship between history and belief, the author shows how our underlying commitments--whether religious or ideological--determine which events we find significant enough to remember as "history", yet how those same beliefs... (read more)

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Writing the Stalin Era
Writing the Stalin Era
by Golfo Alexopoulos
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Sheila Fitzpatricks numerous studies of the first three decades of Soviet history have fundamentally influenced the manner in which historians comprehend the Soviet Union today. This volume provides a valuable perspective on the current state of the... (read more)

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A Guide to Quantitative History
A Guide to Quantitative History
by R. Darcy
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This book introduces statistical techniques for the particular needs of historians. The approach is practical and applied; alternative ways of resolving methodological problems are worked through. The emphasis is on applying the fundamentals of... (read more)

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