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Cruise Through History: Itinerary 1 - London to Rome

by Sherry Hutt

Cruise through History is a collection of short stories grouped by the sequence of many popular cruise itineraries, rather than by country, or period of history. An enjoyable cruise itinerary, particularly for...

The Oral History Manual

by Barbara W. Sommer & Mary Kay Quinlan

The Oral History Manual grounds oral historians in the practice of oral history, taking the reader through the entire process, from the idea for a project through the completed, archived interviews.

The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman: Texts and Interpretations of Twenty Great Speeches

by David Lowenthal

The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches...

History of Oral History: Foundations and Methodology

by Leslie Roy Ballard, Lois E. Myers, Thomas L. Charlton & Rebecca Sharpless et al.

Part I and II of Handbook of Oral History, now available in paper for classroom use.

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.

Toward the Visualization of History: The Past as Image

by Mark Moss

This book discusses the impact of visuals on the study of history by examining visual culture and the future of print, providing an analysis of photography, film, television, and computer culture. The author...

The 'Stolpersteine' and the Commemoration of Life, Death and Government

by Lars Östman

Since the beginning of the 1990s, the German artist Gunter Demnig has been installing his Stolpersteine [Stumbling Stones] all over Europe – including Russia – to commemorate the victims of National Socialism....

The Egregious English

by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland

The Egregious English written by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland a British author, poet and journalist. This book is one of many works by him which first published in 1903. And now republish in ebook format....

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...

Narcissistic Narrative

by Linda Hutcheon

Linda Hutcheon, in this original study, examines the modes, forms and techniques of narcissistic fiction, that is, fiction which includes within itself some sort of commentary on its own narrative and/or linguistic...

Beyond the Trenches – The Social and Cultural Impact of the Great War

by Piotr Zawilski, Elzbieta Katarzyna Dzikowska & Agata Handley

This collection of articles is the outcome of extensive investigations into archival materials, concerning the involvement of various nations in the Great War. The authors analyse the wartime experiences of...

History of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

by Urszula Augustyniak & Iwo Hryniewicz

The book presents an outline of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from the 16th to the 18th century and offers a view of the realities of political life, organization of the judiciary, the economy, coexistence...

Barbarian Europe

by Karol MODZELEWSKI, Ewa Macura & Elena Rozbicka

European culture has been greatly influenced by the Christian Church and Greek and Roman culture. However, the peoples of Europe’s remote past, whom the Greeks, Romans, and their medieval heirs called the...

Beyond the Classroom

by Anna Larsson & Björn Norlin

The research on educational history has traditionally focused on its institutional, political and pedagogical aspects, more or less habitually analyzing schooling as a top-down, adult-controlled phenomenon....

History as Knowledge

by Niklas Ammert

What do you know when you know something about history? What is important to know and how do you learn? Adolescents encounter history everywhere: at school, in the family, in media and society. But how do adolescents...

Ideologies and Forms of Leisure and Recreation in Victorian Manchester

by Beata Kiersnowska

This book analyses certain ideologies which governed the middle class’ hegemonic approach to leisure in Victorian Manchester. The study presents different forms of leisure, recreation and entertainment in...

Temporary Croatization of Parts of Eastern Slovenia between the Sixteenth and Nineteenth Century

by Boris Golec

This book analyzes the reasons for the emergence and extinction of the Croatian name in four Slovene border regions. The author uses comparative methods and a broad spectrum of sources. In the early Modern Age,...

inklings – Jahrbuch fuer Literatur und Aesthetik

by Dieter Petzold & Klaudia Seibel

«Inklings» nannte sich eine Gruppe von Schriftstellern und Geisteswissenschaftlern in Oxford, deren bekannteste Mitglieder J.R.R. Tolkien und C.S. Lewis waren. Die Inklings-Gesellschaft e.V. widmet sich seit...

American Responses to the Holocaust

by Derek Rubin & Hans Krabbendam

This collection puts the topic of Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies in a new American Studies perspective. This perspective compares the similarities and differences in responses and their transatlantic interaction....

Unequal Friendship

by Antoni Maczak

This book analyzes the patron-client relationship over both space and time. It covers such areas of the globe as Europe, Africa and Latin America, and such periods in time as ancient Rome, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century...