History / Other / Historiography

Best Selling



English (118)

French (33)

German (20)

Spanish (59)

Italian (0)


Release Date


Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)


Catalog Date


Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)



Delete Historiography



Adult (118)



Berghahn Books (22)

Cornell University Press (19)

The University of North Carolina Press (9)

University of Notre Dame Press (8)

Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (6)

Columbia University Press (6)

Transaction Publishers (5)

Blackstone Publishing (5)




PDF (1)

EPUB (111)



Total Loans

All (12)

20 - 40 (2)

40 - 100 (2)

Over 100 (8)

More options

Results : 1 - 50 of 118 Sorted by : 

Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

by Eelco Runia Columbia University Press (May 06, 2014)

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 Columbia University Press (April 29, 2014)

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...

Across Cultural Borders: Historiography in Global Perspective

by Eckhardt Fuchs & Benedikt Stuchtey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 29, 2001)

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. AltaMira Press (October 15, 2007)

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 Lexington Books (February 13, 2006)

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...

A History of the Yoruba People

by Stephen Adebanji Akintoye Amalion (January 01, 2010)

A History of the Yoruba People is an audacious comprehensive exploration of the founding and growth of one of the most influential groups in Africa. In this commendable book, S. Adebanji Akintoye deploys four...

Archaeology from Space

by Sarah Parcak Macmillan Audio (July 08, 2019)

This program is read by the author.

National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize-winner Dr. Sarah Parcak welcomes you to the exciting new world of space archaeology, a growing field that is sparking extraordinary...

A Little Book for New Historians

by Robert Tracy McKenzie Ivp Academic (March 12, 2019)

Many people think of history as merely "the past"—or at most, information about the past. But the real work of a historian is to listen to the voices of those who have gone before and humbly remember the flesh...

Moving Natures

by Colin M. Coates, Jay Young, Ben Bradley & Don Lafreniere et al. University of Calgary Press (June 01, 2016)

Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country. Approaching...

Writing World War II

by Sylvie Murray & Robert D. Johnston Hill and Wang (August 01, 2011)

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 examines...

The Interpretation Of Cultures

by Clifford Geertz & Robert Darnton Basic Books (August 14, 2017)

One of the twentieth century's most influential books, this classic work of anthropology offers a groundbreaking exploration of what culture is

With The Interpretation of Cultures, the distinguished anthropologist...

The Purpose of the Past

by Gordon S. Wood & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 13, 2008)

History is to society what memory is to the individual—without it, we don’t know who we are and we can’t make wise decisions about our future. But while the nature of memory is constant, the nature of...

Vistas of History

by Samuel Eliot Morison & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (September 29, 2009)

In 1963, Samuel Eliot Morison, long one of our most distinguished historians, was awarded the first Balzan Prize in History, a prize that rivals the Nobel Prize in splendor and munificence. To receive the award,...

Practicing History

by Barbara W. Tuchman & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (November 23, 2009)

Master historian Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. This accessible introduction to the subject of history offers striking insights into American's past...

Inventing the Middle Ages

by Norman F. Cantor & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (August 06, 2012)

In this groundbreaking work, Norman Cantor explains how our current notion of the Middle Ages--with its vivid images of wars, tournaments, plagues, saints and kings, knights and ladies--was born in the twentieth...


by Tony Judt & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (April 17, 2008)

The accelerating changes of the past generation have been accompanied by a similarly accelerated amnesia. The twentieth century has become “history” at an unprecedented rate. The world of 2007 is so utterly...

The Engaged Historian

by Stefan Berger Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

On the surface, historical scholarship might seem thoroughly incompatible with political engagement: the ideal historian, many imagine, is a disinterested observer focused exclusively on the past. In truth,...

Charting the Past

by Jeremy Black Indiana University Press (October 12, 2018)

1. This book argues that in the 18th century Britain used its present as a way of interpreting the significance of its past. One can easily trace this way of viewing history straight through to the recent Brexit...

History and Historiography

by Ashu J Nair & Srotoswini VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (September 17, 2018)

History & Historiography: From Ancient to Modern World is entitled to serve as a bundle of various research articles and research papers. The book concentrates mainly on the topics which, we think, will be valuable...

Who Will Write Our History?

by Samuel D. Kassow Indiana University Press (August 01, 2018)

1. This book tells the dramatic story of the clandestine collection of documents about Jewish life in the Warsaw ghetto, their burial in tins and milk cans, and their retrieval after World War II.

2. This second...

Uniting History and Theology

by Seth Heringer Fortress Academic (June 04, 2018)

Uniting History and Theology argues that, for too long, Christians primarily have used the historical method to make historical claims. In doing so, they have used a method grounded in an incomplete understating...

Contemplating Historical Consciousness

by Anna Clark & Carla L. Peck Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of new empirical research into representations of the past and the conditions of their production, prompting claims that we have entered a new era in which...

American Labyrinth

by Raymond Haberski, Jr. & Andrew Hartman Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Intellectual history has never been more relevant and more important to public life in the United States. In complicated and confounding times, people look for the principles that drive action and the foundations...

Charles Austin Beard

by Richard Drake Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Richard Drake presents a new interpretation of Charles Austin Beard’s life and work. The foremost American historian and a leading public intellectual in the first half of the twentieth century, Beard participated...

Understanding Others

by Dominick LaCapra Cornell University Press (September 15, 2018)

To what extent do we and can we understand others—other peoples, species, times, and places? What is the role of others within ourselves, epitomized in the notion of unconscious forces? Can we come to terms...

Empathy and History

by Tyson Retz Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Since empathy first emerged as an object of inquiry within British history education in the early 1970s, scholars have produced a rich literature concerning the concept's influence on the teaching and learning...

How to Read a History Book

by Marshall T. Poe Zero Books (January 26, 2018)

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...

The Ethos of History

by Stefan Helgesson & Jayne Svenungsson Berghahn Books (June 19, 2018)

At a time when rapidly evolving technologies, political turmoil, and the tensions inherent in multiculturalism and globalization are reshaping historical consciousness, what is the proper role for historians...

The Mind of Thucydides

by Jacqueline de Romilly, Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings, Jeffrey Rusten & Hunter R. Rawlings Iii Cornell University Press (December 15, 2017)

The publication of Jacqueline de Romilly's Histoire et raison chez Thucydide in 1956 virtually transformed scholarship on Thucydides. Rather than mining The Peloponnesian War to speculate on its layers of composition...

Water, Towns and People

by Urszula Sowina & Justyna Woldanska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 18, 2015)

The book describes the functions of water in Polish towns from the late Middle Ages to the beginning of the Early-Modern Era against a wide European background. It presents the issue of water supply in the context...

Copernicus: Platonist Astronomer-Philosopher

by Matjaz Vesel Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 13, 2014)

In 1543, Copernicus publicly defended geokinetic and heliocentric universe. This book examines why and how he became a Copernican and what his affirmation of heliocentrism means in the context of the Scientific...

Psychological Machinery

by Petr Kveton, Martin Jelinek & Dalibor Voboril Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 30, 2014)

The book covers the topic of experimental instrumentation at the turn of the 20th century. The authors introduce the role of instruments in the process of establishing psychology as a science. They concentrate...

Medizin und Sprache – die Sprache der Medizin

by Eva Brinkschulte, Fritz Dross, Anita Magowska & Marcin Moskalewicz et al. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (November 20, 2015)

Medizin und Sprache – die Sprache der Medizin lautete das Thema der 14. Tagung der Deutsch-Polnischen Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Medizin. Der Tagungsband umfasst 17 Beiträge, die aus unterschiedlichen...

Alternative Worlds

by Ricarda Vidal & Ingo Cornils Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 22, 2014)

In an attempt to counteract the doom and gloom of the economic crisis and the politicians’ overused dictum that ‘there is no alternative’, this interdisciplinary collection presents a number of alternative...

Network Neutrality

by Giuseppe Richeri, Spartaco Calvo, Gabriele Balbi & Simone Fari Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (July 15, 2014)

This book uses new sources to indepth the early history of the Telegraph Union (today the International Telecommunication Union) and focuses on the key role – political, diplomatic, economic and technical...

History of the Swiss Watch Industry

by Pierre-Yves Donzé Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 09, 2014)

This book tackles the history of the Swiss watch industry in a global perspective: it gives particular attention to rival nations such as the United Kingdom, the USA and Japan. The author demonstrates how Swiss...

Pierre Bourdieu

by David W. Park Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (October 31, 2010)

Pierre Bourdieu’s ideas have had a major impact on a number of fields of inquiry. As scholars of media and communication begin to think more frequently and more carefully with Bourdieu’s ideas, this book...

Designing Online Communities

by Trevor Owens Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (October 01, 2014)

Discussion on the Web is mediated through layers of software and protocols. As scholars increasingly study communication and learning on the Internet, it is essential to consider how site administrators, programmers,...

Shakespeare and Saturn

by Peter D. Usher Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 14, 2015)

In the mid-sixteenth century, Copernicus asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe as was generally believed, but that the sun lay there instead. The relegation of the Earth to the rank of an...

The Observable

by Patrick Aidan Heelan & Babette Babich Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 03, 2015)

Patrick Aidan Heelan’s The Observable offers the reader a completely articulated development of his 1965 philosophy of quantum physics, Quantum Mechanics and Objectivity. In this previously unpublished study...

Reading Nature’s Book

by Fred Ablondi Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 03, 2015)

Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) is widely recognized as one of the greatest scientific thinkers in history. Intriguingly, when offered a place in the Medici court in 1610, he requested the title of «Philosopher...

Digital Contagions

by Jussi Parikka Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 23, 2016)

Now in its second edition, Digital Contagions is the first book to offer a comprehensive and critical analysis of the culture and history of the computer virus.

At a time when our networks arguably feel more...

Objects of War

by Leora Auslander & Tara Zahra Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Historians have become increasingly interested in material culture as both a category of analysis and as a teaching tool. And yet the profession tends to be suspicious of things; words are its stock-in-trade....

Dublin’s Lost Heroines – Mammies and Grannies in a Vanished City

by Kevin C. Kearns Gill Books (October 12, 2004)

Dublin’s Lost Heroines is a masterly work of oral history by the acclaimed author of the bestselling Dublin Tenement Life, Kevin C. Kearns.

In Dublin’s Lost Heroines, Kearns presents the voices of working-class...

State and Revolution in Cuba

by Robert Whitney The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

Between 1920 and 1940, Cuba underwent a remarkable transition, moving from oligarchic rule to a nominal constitutional democracy. The events of this period are crucial to a full understanding of the nation's...

History Is a Contemporary Literature

by Ivan Jablonka & Nathan J. Bracher Cornell University Press (May 15, 2018)

Ivan Jablonka’s  History Is a Contemporary Literature offers highly innovative perspectives on the writing of history, the relationship between literature and the social sciences, and the way that both social-scientific...

Rethinking the Civil War Era

by Paul D. Escott The University Press of Kentucky (April 04, 2018)

Arguably, no event since the American Revolution has had a greater impact on US history than the Civil War. This devastating and formative conflict occupies a permanent place in the nation's psyche and continues...

Memory Lane Was A Gravel Road For Eight Generations

by Ed M Butler Ed Butler Publishing (June 26, 2017)

Ed Bulter is fortunate to know many stories about his ancestors. Some of the stories have been handed down for several generations. Others are his experiences. Often they bring to mind more questions than they...

European Regions and Boundaries

by Diana Mishkova & Balázs Trencsényi Berghahn Books (July 01, 2017)

It is difficult to speak about Europe today without reference to its constitutive regions-supra-national geographical designations such as "Scandinavia," "Eastern Europe," and "the Balkans." Such formulations...

Moving Natures

by Colin M. Coates, Jay Young, Ben Bradley & Don Lafreniere et al. University of Calgary Press (May 31, 2016)

Mobility - the movements of people, things, and ideas, as well as their associated cultural meanings - has been a key factor in shaping Canadians' perceptions of and interactions with their country. Approaching...