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Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

by Eelco Runia

Historians go to great lengths to avoid confronting discontinuity, searching for explanations as to why such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq, and the introduction of...

History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis

by Paul A Cohen

When people experience a traumatic event, such as war or the threat of annihilation, they often turn to history for stories that promise a positive outcome to their suffering. During World War II, the French...

Past in the Making

by Michal Kopecek, Eva Hahn, Hans Henning Hahn & Owen V. Johnson et al.

Historical revisionism, far from being restricted to small groups of ‘negationists,’ has galvanized debates in the realm of recent history. The studies in this book range from general accounts of the background...

The Horns of Moses. Setting the Bible in its Historical Context

by Pierre Corvol, Collège de France, Thomas Römer & Liz Libbrecht

Developments in literary methodologies and archaeology have led scholars to question the traditional conception of biblical chronology and historiography. The starting point for Maximalist studies is the idea...

Across Cultural Borders: Historiography in Global Perspective

by Eckhardt Fuchs & Benedikt Stuchtey

This ambitious work offers the first comprehensive transcultural history of historiography. The contributors transcend a Eurocentric approach not only in terms of the individual historiographies they assess...

Thinking about Oral History: Theories and Applications

by Rebecca Sharpless, Lois E. Myers, Thomas L. Charlton & Richard Candida Smith et al.

Part III and IV of Handbook of Oral History, now available in paper for classroom use.

Divergent Paths: Hegel in Marxism and Engelsism

by Norman Levine

Divergent Paths is the first in a series of three volumes that explores the historiography of the relationship between Hegel and Marx; it sets the terms of the relationship between Marx and Engels, and explores...

Writing World War II

by Sylvie Murray & Robert D. Johnston

An indispensable tool for high-schoolers, undergraduates, or even amateur enthusiasts, Writing World War II teaches the craft of history writing—by example. In a series of thoughtful essays, Sylvie Murray...

Histoires de Kanatha - Histories of Kanatha

by Georges Sioui

Cette collection est le premier ouvrage par un autochtone canadien qui discute le concept d’histoire des peuples autochtones et l’expérience coloniale. Tout au long de ces textes, écrits dans plusieurs...


Minooka: the Story of My Hill

by Michael Bracey

This is a history/reflection book on a small town in Pennsylvania. The town is full of character and characters-- all real.

Jeremy Johnson: the Collected Plays Vol 2

by Jeremy Johnson

This second collection of work by Jeremy Johnson contains a selection of his plays written between 1994 and 2012 refl ecting his versatility with his American plays: Direct From Broadway and The Palace of Mention,...

Italy and Her Invaders

by Thomas Hodgkin

            We have reached a decisive point in the history of Italy and its relations to the rest of Europe. The Visigoth dealt a mortal blow to the Roman State: the Hun and the Vandal mocked its...

Charles XII, King of Sweden

by Carl Gustafson Klingspor

Two centuries ago when the kingdoms of Northern Europe were struggling for supremacy on the Baltic and control of the narrow portal to the sea, there appeared a young prince, the marvel of his age, who made...

The Great Events of World History - Volume 7

by Rossiter Johnson

Volume 7 of the Great Events of World History, featuring: DANTE COMPOSES THE "DIVINA COMMEDIA", by Richard Church THIRD ESTATE JOINS IN THE GOVERNMENT OF FRANCE, by Henri Martin WAR OF THE FLEMINGS WITH PHILIP...

Princeton Stories

by Jesse Lynch Williams

Princeton Stories is a book by an American author and dramatist Jesse Lynch Williams. This book published in 1895 (Fourth edition). And now republish in ebook format. We believe this work is culturally important...

Hyde Park

by Mrs. (Ethel) Alec-Tweedie

Hyde Park: Its History and Romance written by a prolific English author Mrs. (Ethel) Alec-Tweedie. Inside this book has illustrations and maps which part of history. First published in 1908. And now republish...

How to Read a History Book

by Marshall T. Poe

A deconstruction of the modern history book as artifact, How to Read a History Book explains who writes history books, how the writers are trained, and why they write them. It also discusses genre, bias (political...


by H. G. Wells

A Short History of the World is a period-piece non-fictional historic work. The book was largely inspired by Wells's earlier 1919 work The Outline of History. It summarises the scientific knowledge of the time...

Burdens of Proof

by Susanna Egan

Autobiographical impostures, once they come to light, appear to us as outrageous, scandalous. They confuse lived and textual identity (the person in the world and the character in the text) and call into question...