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Cultural History (Theory and History)
Cultural History (Theory and History)
by Anna Green
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Defining cultural history, Peter Burke claims, "is rather like trying to catch a cloud in a butterfly net". In this volume, Anna Green provides a coherent and accessible introduction to the major theories within this most diverse of historical fields... (read more)

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Rapport Historique Sur Les Progr S de L'Histoire Et de La Litt Rature Ancienne Depuis 1789, Et Sur Leur Tat Actuel (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
Rapport Historique Sur Les Progr S de L'Histoire Et de La Litt Rature Ancienne Depuis 1789, Et Sur Leur Tat Actuel (Cambridge Library Collection - History)
by Bon-joseph Dacier
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In 1808, Napoleon I (1769 1821), emperor of the French from 1804 to 1815, commissioned a series of reports on the progress of scientific research since 1789. Published in 1810, this report on the current state of history and classical literature was... (read more)

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Keeping Time: Memory, Nostalgia, and the Art of History
Keeping Time: Memory, Nostalgia, and the Art of History
by Peter N. Carroll
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At once memoir and meditation, Keeping Time records one professional historian’s struggle to live in history even as he studies it, writes about it, and teaches it. Exploring the omnipresence of the past in American life today, Peter N. Carroll... (read more)

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Writing the Nation: A Global Perspective
Writing the Nation: A Global Perspective
by Stefan Berger
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This volume takes an important step towards developing global perspectives on the history of national history writing. With chapters spanning all five continents, contributors address a common framework which has been developed by the editor as part and... (read more)

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Disputed Territories and Shared Pasts
Disputed Territories and Shared Pasts
by Tibor Frank
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A collection of essays on European historiography, focussing on the overlapping national histories in Europe presenting many of the contested areas through conflicting historiographies. Sponsored by the European Science Foundation, this unique volume is... (read more)

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The Western Time of Ancient History: Historiographical Encounters with the Greek and Roman Pasts
The Western Time of Ancient History: Historiographical Encounters with the Greek and Roman Pasts
by Alexandra Lianeri
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This book examines the conceptual and temporal frames through which modern Western historiography has linked itself to classical antiquity. In doing so, it articulates a genealogical problematic of what history is and a more strictly focused reappraisal... (read more)

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Arguments Within English Marxism
Arguments Within English Marxism
by Perry Anderson
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Religious Advocacy and American History
Religious Advocacy and American History
by Bruce Kuklick
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Religious Advocacy and American History explores the general question of bias and objectivity in higher learning from the perspective of the role of religious convictions in the study of American history.... (read more)

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History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future
History and Future: Using Historical Thinking to Imagine the Future
by David J. Staley
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Perhaps the most important histiographic innovation of the twentieth century was the application of the historical method to wider and more expansive areas of the past. Where historians once defined the study of history strictly in terms of politics and... (read more)

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Dangerous Games (10 Edition)
Dangerous Games (10 Edition)
by Margaret Macmillan
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Margaret MacMillan, an acclaimed historian and “great storyteller” (The New York Review of Books), explores here the many ways in which history–its values and dangers–affects us all, including how it is used and abused. The New... (read more)

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Theft of History (12 Edition)
Theft of History (12 Edition)
by Jack Goody
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In The Theft of History Jack Goody builds on his own previous work to extend further his highly influential critique of what he sees as the pervasive Eurocentric or occidentalist biases of so much western historical writing, and the consequent 'theft' by... (read more)

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On Historical Distance
On Historical Distance
by Mark Phillips
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Conceptions of distance are foundational to historical thought, but Mark Salber Phillips gives the idea new subtlety and meaning. He argues that distance is a matter not just of time and space but also of form, affect, ideology, and understanding. In... (read more)

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The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800
The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800
by Jose (edt) Rabasa
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Volume III of The Oxford History of Historical Writing contains essays by leading scholars on the writing of history globally during the early modern era, from 1400 to 1800. The volume proceeds in geographic order from east to west, beginning in Asia and... (read more)

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A. D. Momigliano
A. D. Momigliano
by Arnaldo Momigliano
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Using pagan prose fiction produced in Greek and Latin during the early Christian era, Bowersock investigates the complex relationship among perceived and presented "historical" and "fictional" truths. Bowersock's superb lecturing style is successfully... (read more)

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Palgrave Advances in World Histories (Palgrave Advances)
Palgrave Advances in World Histories (Palgrave Advances)
by Marnie Hughes-warrington
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In Palgrave Advances in World Histories, ten leading world historians examine the many forms of world history writing, offering an accessible, engaging and comprehensive overview of what it is and what world historians do. This work is a valuable... (read more)

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The Impact of Feminism in English Renaissance Studies
The Impact of Feminism in English Renaissance Studies
by Dympna C. Callaghan
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If the first phase of feminist criticism of English Renaissance studies unduly stressed women's victimization, the revisionist trend, this collection argues, is in denial about gender inequality altogether. This exciting volume represents the newest... (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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Churchill's Military Histories: A Rhetorical Study
Churchill's Military Histories: A Rhetorical Study
by Algis Valiunas
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In Churchill's Military Histories: A Rhetorical Study, Algis Valiunas breaks new ground by examining not only Churchill's works themselves, but his intentions in writing them. In clear and eloquent prose, Valiunas shows that Churchill's many... (read more)

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A Global History of Sexuality: The Modern Era
A Global History of Sexuality: The Modern Era
by Robert M. (edt) Buffington
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A Global History of Sexuality provides a provocative, wide-ranging introduction to the history of sexuality from the late eighteenth century to the present day.  Explores what sexuality has meant in the everyday lives of individuals over the last... (read more)

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Being a Historian: An Introduction to the Professional World of History
Being a Historian: An Introduction to the Professional World of History
by James M. Banner, Jr.
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Based on the author's more than 50 years of experience as a professional historian in academic and other capacities, Being a Historian is addressed to both aspiring and mature historians. It offers an overview of the state of the discipline of history... (read more)

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