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  • Sex Before Sexuality: A Premodern History by Barry Reay 9780745625232

    Sex Before Sexuality: A Premodern History by Barry Reay 9780745625232

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    Sexuality in modern western culture is central to identity but the tendency to define by sexuality does not apply to the premodern past. Before the 'invention' of sexuality, erotic acts and desires were comprehended as species of sin, expressions of...
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  • What is History? by E. H. Carr

    What is History? by E. H. Carr

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    'Not only our most distinguished historian but also one of the most valuable contributors to historical theory' Spectator In answering the question, 'what is history?', E. H. Carr's acclaimed and influential bestseller shows that the facts of history...
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  • History: A Very Short Introduction by John Arnold

    History: A Very Short Introduction by John Arnold

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    There are many stories we can tell about the past, and we are not, perhaps, as free as we might imagine in our choice of which stories to tell, or where those stories end. John Arnold's Very Short Introduction is a stimulating essay about how we study...
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  • A Force Like No Other: The Next Shift: More Real Stories from the Ruc Men and Women Who Policed the Troubles by Colin Breen

    A Force Like No Other: The Next Shift: More Real Stories from the Ruc Men and Women Who Policed the Troubles by Colin Breen

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    In this follow-up to his bestselling A Force Like No Other, Colin Breen brings together more compelling insider stories from RUC officers who served during the Troubles. Includes stories about the IRA border campaign (1958-62), the Shankill Butchers...
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  • The Pursuit of History: Aims, Methods and New Directions in the Study of History by John Tosh

    The Pursuit of History: Aims, Methods and New Directions in the Study of History by John Tosh

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    This classic introduction to the study of history invites the reader to stand back and consider some of its most fundamental questions - what is the point of studying history? How do we know about the past? Does an objective historical truth exist and...
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  • Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition by Dipesh Chakrabarty

    Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference - New Edition by Dipesh Chakrabarty

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    First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This...
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  • Rewriting the Troubles: War and Propaganda, Ireland and Algeria by Patrick Anderson 9783949573026

    Rewriting the Troubles: War and Propaganda, Ireland and Algeria by Patrick Anderson 9783949573026

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9783949573026Author Patrick AndersonFormat PaperbackPage Count 379Imprint Greenisland PressPublisher Elsinor Verlag e.K.Weight(grams) 139g
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  • Doing Digital History: A Beginner's Guide to Working with Text as Data by Jonathan Blaney

    Doing Digital History: A Beginner's Guide to Working with Text as Data by Jonathan Blaney

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    This book is a practical introduction to digital history. It offers advice on the scoping of a project, evaluation of existing digital history resources, a detailed introduction to how to work with large text resources, how to manage digital data and how...
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  • A Force Like No Other: The Final Shift by Colin Breen

    A Force Like No Other: The Final Shift by Colin Breen

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    In this final part to his bestselling A Force Like No Other series, Colin Breen brings together more compelling insider stories from RUC officers who served during the Troubles. 'A most powerful and unique insight into the world's most dangerous...
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  • Dust by Carolyn Steedman

    Dust by Carolyn Steedman

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    In this witty, engaging and challenging book, Carolyn Steedman has produced a highly original and sometimes irreverent investigation into the development of modern history writing. Dust is about the practice and writing of history. Dust considers the...
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  • Thinking About History by Sarah Maza

    Thinking About History by Sarah Maza

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    What distinguishes history as a discipline from other fields of study? That's the animating question of Sarah Maza's Thinking About History, a general introduction to the field of history that revels in its eclecticism and highlights the inherent...
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  • In Defence Of History by Richard J. Evans 9781783784592

    In Defence Of History by Richard J. Evans 9781783784592

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    The classic explanation of the craft of history and the vital worth of historians to civilization In this volume, English historian Richard Evans offers a defence of the importance of his craft. At a time when fact and historical truth are under...
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  • Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge: From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic by Simon Winchester

    Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge: From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic by Simon Winchester

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    From the creation of the first encyclopedia to Wikipedia, from ancient museums to modern kindergarten classes—here is award-winning writer Simon Winchester’s brilliant and all-encompassing look at how humans acquire, retain, and pass on...
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  • Why History?: A History by Donald Bloxham

    Why History?: A History by Donald Bloxham

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    What is the point of history? Why has the study of the past been so important for so long? Why History? A History contemplates two and a half thousand years of historianship to establish how very different thinkers in diverse contexts have conceived...
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  • Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution by Ian Kershaw

    Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution by Ian Kershaw

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    A deeply insightful social history of Hitler's rise to power and the attitudes of the German people during the era of the Third Reich This book is the culmination of more than three decades of meticulous historiographic research on Nazi Germany by one...
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  • History: Why It Matters by Lynn Hunt 9781509525546

    History: Why It Matters by Lynn Hunt 9781509525546

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    We justify our actions in the present through our understanding of the past. But we live in a time when politicians lie brazenly about historical facts and meddle with the content of history books, while media differ wildly in their reporting of the same...
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  • What is History?: With a new introduction by Richard J. Evans by Edward Hallett Carr 9780333977019

    What is History?: With a new introduction by Richard J. Evans by Edward Hallett Carr 9780333977019

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    Since its first publication in 1961 E.H. Carr's What is History? has established itself as the classic introduction to the subject. Ranging across topics such as historical objectivity, society and the individual, the nature of causation, and the...
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  • Time's Witness: History in the Age of Romanticism by Rosemary Hill

    Time's Witness: History in the Age of Romanticism by Rosemary Hill

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    From the Wolfson Prize-winning author of God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain Between the fall of the Bastille in 1789 and the opening of the Great Exhibition in 1851, history changed. The grand narratives of the Enlightenment,...
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  • The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter 9780393339741

    The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter 9780393339741

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    Telling perhaps the most important forgotten story in American history, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of Western civilization, illuminating not only the invention of race but also the frequent praise...
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  • Archive Stories: Facts, Fictions, and the Writing of History by Antoinette Burton

    Archive Stories: Facts, Fictions, and the Writing of History by Antoinette Burton

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    Despite the importance of archives to the profession of history, there is very little written about actual encounters with them-about the effect that the researcher's race, gender, or class may have on her experience within them or about the impact that...
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  • History in Practice by Ludmilla Jordanova

    History in Practice by Ludmilla Jordanova

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    Exploring the breadth and complexities of history as a field of study, History in Practice demystifies what historians actually do and the tasks they take on. This study, written by one of the most acute practitioners in the field, examines not only the...
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  • The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in History and Theory, by Anna Green 9780719096211

    The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in History and Theory, by Anna Green 9780719096211

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    The houses of history is a clear, jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians. This innovative critical reader provides accessible introductions to fourteen schools of thought, from the empiricist to the...
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  • The Birth of Territory by Stuart Elden 9780226202570

    The Birth of Territory by Stuart Elden 9780226202570

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    Territory is one of the central political concepts of the modern world and, indeed, functions as the primary way the world is divided and controlled politically. Yet territory has not received the critical attention afforded to other crucial concepts...
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  • The Historian'S Craft by Marc Bloch 9780719032929

    The Historian'S Craft by Marc Bloch 9780719032929

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    This work, by the co-founder of the "Annales School" deals with the uses and methods of history. It is useful for students of history, teachers of historiography and all those interested in the writings of the Annales school. -- .Book...
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  • What is History Now? by Mr David Cannadine 9781403933362

    What is History Now? by Mr David Cannadine 9781403933362

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    E. H. Carr's What is History? was originally published by Macmillan in 1961. Since then it has sold hundreds of thousands of copies throughout the world. In this book, ten internationally renowned scholars, writing from a range of historical vantage...
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  • History's People: Personalities and the Past by Professor Margaret MacMillan

    History's People: Personalities and the Past by Professor Margaret MacMillan

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    What difference do individuals make to history? Are we all swept up in the great forces like industrialisation or globalisation, or is the world we inhabit shaped just as much by real people - leaders for example - and the decisions that they make? For...
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  • A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century by John Burrow

    A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century by John Burrow

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    This unprecedented book, by one of Britain's leading intellectual historians, describes the intellectual impact that the study and consideration of the past has had in the western world over the past 2500 years, treating the practise of history not as an...
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  • Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster by Guy Beiner 9780198749356

    Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster by Guy Beiner 9780198749356

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    Forgetful Remembrance examines the paradoxes of what actually happens when communities persistently endeavour to forget inconvenient events. The question of how a society attempts to obscure problematic historical episodes is addressed through a detailed...
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  • What Is Global History? by Sebastian Conrad

    What Is Global History? by Sebastian Conrad

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    Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no longer possible to study nations in isolation or to understand world history...
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  • English Archives: An Historical Survey by Richard Olney

    English Archives: An Historical Survey by Richard Olney

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    England is remarkable for the wealth and variety of its archival heritage – the records created and preserved by institutions, organisations and individuals. This is the first book to treat the history of English records creation and record-keeping from...
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  • Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past by Professor Ana Lucia Araujo

    Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past by Professor Ana Lucia Araujo

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    Exploring notions of history, collective memory, cultural memory, public memory, official memory, and public history, Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past explains how ordinary citizens, social groups, governments and institutions engage with...
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  • Akhenaten: A Historian's View by Ronald T. Ridley 9789774167935

    Akhenaten: A Historian's View by Ronald T. Ridley 9789774167935

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9789774167935Author Ronald T. RidleyFormat HardbackPage Count 352Imprint The American University in Cairo PressPublisher The American University in Cairo...
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  • The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past by John Lewis Gaddis

    The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past by John Lewis Gaddis

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    What is history and why should we study it? Is there such a thing as historical truth? Is history a science? One of the most accomplished historians at work today, John Lewis Gaddis, answers these and other questions in this short, witty, and humane...
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  • Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of the Folk Life of East Anglia by George Ewart Evans 9781908213099

    Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of the Folk Life of East Anglia by George Ewart Evans 9781908213099

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    In 1948, shortly after settling with his family in the village of Blaxhall, Suffolk, George Ewart Evans started recording the conversations he had with neighbours, many of whom were born in the nineteenth century and had worked on farms before the...
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  • A Concise Companion to History by Ulinka Rublack

    A Concise Companion to History by Ulinka Rublack

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    What is our relationship with the past? A quiet revolution has transformed the ways in which History provides us with answers. Indeed, not so long ago the very question might have seemed odd. But in recent decades the solid moorings to which History was...
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  • King Arthur: Man or Myth? by Tony Sullivan 9781526763679

    King Arthur: Man or Myth? by Tony Sullivan 9781526763679

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    The book is an investigation of the evidence for King Arthur based on the earliest written sources rather than later myths and legends. The evidence is laid out in a chronological order starting from Roman Britain and shows how the legend evolved and at...
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  • The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century by Jennifer Welsh

    The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty-First Century by Jennifer Welsh

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    #1 National Bestseller In 1989, as the Berlin Wall crumbled and the Cold War dissipated, the American political commentator Francis Fukuyama wrote a famous essay, entitled "The End of History." Fukuyama argued that the demise of confrontation...
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  • Herodotus: A Very Short Introduction by Jennifer Tolbert Roberts

    Herodotus: A Very Short Introduction by Jennifer Tolbert Roberts

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    Herodotus has come to be respected by most scholars as a responsible and important historian. Herodotus was both a critical thinker and a lively storyteller, a traveller who was both tourist and anthropologist. Like Homer, he set out to memorialize...
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  • What is the History of the Book? by James Raven 9780745641621

    What is the History of the Book? by James Raven 9780745641621

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    This book introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh and accessible guide to the global study of the production, dissemination and reception of written and printed texts across all...
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  • Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time by Francois Hartog

    Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time by Francois Hartog

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    Francois Hartog explores crucial moments of change in society's "regimes of historicity," or its ways of relating to the past, present, and future. Inspired by Hannah Arendt, Reinhart Koselleck, and Paul Ricoeur, Hartog analyzes a broad range...
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