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Allure of the Archives

by Arlette Farge Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9780300198935
Format:
Pb+ 152 pages

Arlette Farge's "Le Gout de l'archive" is widely regarded as a historiographical classic. While combing through two-hundred-year-old...

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Whose Culture?: The Promise of Museums and the Debate over Antiquities

by James Cuno Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/2012
ISBN:
9780691154435
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

The international controversy over who ''owns'' antiquities has pitted museums against archaeologists and source countries where...

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Thucydides and the Idea of History

by Neville Morley I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
12/2013
ISBN:
9781848851702
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

From the eighteenth century onwards, the ancient Greek writer Thucydides (c 460 - c 395 BCE) was viewed as the most important...

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Great Humanists: European Thought on the Eve of the Reformation

by Jonathan Arnold I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
11/2011
ISBN:
9781848850828
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Born out of a love of language, text, classical learning, art, philosophy and philology, the Christian Humanist project lasted...

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On Historical Distance

by Mark Salber Phillips Yale University Press
Pub Date:
04/2015
ISBN:
9780300213874
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

Winner of the 2014 Wallace K. Ferguson Prize the best scholarly book on non-Canadian history. This award is given by the Canadian...

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Custerology: The Enduring Legacy of the Indian Wars and George Armstrong Custer

by Michael A Elliott University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
08/2008
ISBN:
9780226201474
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

On a hot summer day in 1876, George Armstrong Custer led the Seventh Cavalry to the most famous defeat in U.S. military history....

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King Philip's War: Colonial Expansion, Native Resistance, and the End of Indian Sovereignty

by Daniel R Mandell Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
07/2010
ISBN:
9780801896286
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

King Philip's War was the most devastating conflict between Europeans and Native Americans in the 1600s. In this incisive account,...

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Japanese and the War: Expectation, Perception, and the Shaping of Memory

by Michael Lucken Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9780231177023
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

Japanese memories of World War II exert a powerful influence over the nation's society and culture. Concentrating on the years...

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Does History Make Sense?: Hegel on the Historical Shapes of Justice

by Terry Pinkard Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9780674971776
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Hegel’s philosophy of history - which most critics view as a theory of inevitable progress toward modern European civilization...

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Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity

by Johanna Hanink Belknap Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780674971547
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Ever since the International Monetary Fund’s first bailout of Greece’s sinking economy in 2010, the phrase “Greek debt” has meant...

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Nation and Migration: Past and Future

by David G Gutiérrez and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
07/2010
ISBN:
9780801892813
Format:
Pbk 392 pages

Much of the terrain in American studies has been transformed in recent years by a fundamental reconsideration of the relationship...

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Between Thucydides and Polybius: The Golden Age of Greek Historiography

by Giovanni Parmeggiani Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780674428348
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

Historians like Ephorus, Theopompus, or Aristotle's great-nephew Callisthenes, to say nothing of Xenophon, counted among the most...

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Visions of the Past: The Challenge of Film to Our Idea of History

by Robert A Rosenstone Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
08/1998
ISBN:
9780674940987
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

Can filmed history measure up to written history? What happens to history when it is recorded in images, rather than words? Can...

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Climate and History: Studies in Interdisciplinary History

by Robert I Rotberg and Theodore Rabb Princeton Legacy Library
Pub Date:
11/1981
ISBN:
9780691614830
Format:
Pb+ 292 pages

The effect of climate on historical change represents an exciting frontier for reading and research. In this volume scholars contribute...

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Popular Culture and Working-class Taste in Britain, 1930-39: A round of cheap diversions?

by Robert James Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9780719095528
Format:
Pb+ 282 pages

This book examines the relationship between class and culture in 1930s Britain. Focusing on the reading and cinema-going tastes...

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