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Three Historians of Alexander the Great (Cambridge Classical Studies)
Three Historians of Alexander the Great (Cambridge Classical Studies)
by N. G. L. Hammond
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Our knowledge of Alexander the Great is derived from the widely varying accounts of five authors who wrote three and more centuries after his death. The value of each account can be determined in detail only by discovering the source from which it drew... (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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Studying History
Studying History
by Donald M. Macraild
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This extensive resource offers a clearly-presented and comprehensive overview of the dynamic field of historical enquiry. Divided into three parts—historiography, methodology, and study skills—this guide discusses both the philosophy and... (read more)

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Measuring Time, Making History (Natalie Zeman Davis Annual Lecture Series at Centr)
Measuring Time, Making History (Natalie Zeman Davis Annual Lecture Series at Centr)
by Lynn Hunt
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First volume of the Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lecture Series at Central European University, this small but rich book contains three lectures delivered at CEU. Explores some of the ways in which time matters or should matter to historians. Like everyone... (read more)

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Mapping Colonial Conquest: Australia and Southern Africa
Mapping Colonial Conquest: Australia and Southern Africa
by Norman Etherington
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In Mapping Colonial Conquest, cartography is revealed to be the product of powerful social formations fiscal, dynastic, military, commercial, and imperial informing not only where we see ourselves in the world, but also how our cultural, historical, a... (read more)

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Acton and History
Acton and History
by Owen Chadwick
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An edited collection of Owen Chadwick's principal writings on Lord Acton, the Victorian historian.... (read more)

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Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History (Shades of Blue and Gray)
Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History (Shades of Blue and Gray)
by Wesley Moody
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 At the end of the Civil War, Union general William Tecumseh Sherman was surprisingly more popular in the newly defeated South than he was in the North. Yet, only thirty years later, his name was synonymous with evil and destruction in the South... (read more)

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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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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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The Use and Abuse of History: Or How the Past Is Taught to Children (Routledge Classics)
The Use and Abuse of History: Or How the Past Is Taught to Children (Routledge Classics)
by Marc Ferro
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This is a book for anyone interested in history, what it is and where it comes from. Engaging and challenging, it confronts us with the many "histories" that exist and have existed around the world, from the Zulu kingdoms to Communist China. "The Use and... (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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How to Write History That People Want to
How to Write History That People Want to
by Ann Curthoys
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Drawn from decades of experience, this is a concise and highly practical guide to writing history. Aimed at all kinds of people who write history -- academic historians, public historians, professional historians, family historians and students of... (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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