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theory and historiography a student s guide to history why history matters john tosh formerly roehampton university uk 12th edition ‘tosh is refreshing and impressive in getting away from the false parallels and clichés that can bedevil the use and abuse of history in today’s media this is an important book – which policy-makers media men and women and dare i say it politicians should all read.’ history today jules r benjamin ithaca college usa published by bedford/st martin s this book provides the practical help students need to be successful in their history courses in addition to introducing students to the nature of the discipline it teaches a wide range of skills from preparing for exams to approaching common writing assignments and it explains the research and documentation process contents the subject of history • succeeding in your history class • working with historical evidence • building a history essay • preparing

early modern britain and europe the wars of the roses 3rd edition a.j pollard university of teesside uk the german reformation and the peasants war a brief history with documents michael g baylor lehigh university usa ‘pollard’s wars of the roses is and is destined to remain the most important thematic survey of the wars it is a first-rate student text which will prove indispensable to another generation embarking on the study of this period.’ david grummitt university of kent uk the civil wars of the second half of the fifteenth century still stir the popular imagination and provoke much controversy and debate the third edition of this classic introductory text has been revised and updated throughout in the light of recent research and now features a separate new chapter on the character of the wars 200pp hardback paperback april 2013 9780230368514 £60.00 9780230368521 £20.99 british history in perspective series editor jeremy black eic the communal age

modern britain a history of the british isles mastering modern british history the evolution of the british welfare state 3rd edition 4th edition a history of social policy since the industrial revolution jeremy black university of exeter uk norman lowe formerly nelson and colne college uk ‘the perspective of the work is wider and fuller than that of any other recent history black’s work is also remarkable for the sense which it conveys of the power of broad social and cultural change.’ times educational supplement from earliest times to the present day jeremy black explores the rich history of the whole of the british isles and how they have achieved their current identity the third edition of this established concise text has been revised and updated throughout and now contains more on social and cultural history and the british empire 384pp hardback paperback august 2012 9780230362055 £55.00 9780230362062 £17.99 palgrave essential histories series editor

the german democratic republic peter grieder university of hull uk a clear concise and thought-provoking introduction to the history of east germany which engages critically with key debates and advances new interpretations of the origins development and demise of the gdr peter grieder also offers an original conceptualization of the gdr as a totalitarian welfare state contents map of the gdr • introduction concepts • conception 1945-1949 • construction 1949-1960 • consolidation 1961-1971 • conservativism 1971-1977 • crisis 1977-1989 • collapse 1989-1990 • conclusion obituary • bibliography 176pp paperback november 2012 9780230579378 £16.99 studies in european history series editors sarah badcock peter wilson and julian jackson eic a history of the low countries 2nd edition 2nd edition simon barton university of exeter uk paul arblaster zuyd university the netherlands ‘arblaster’s writing is fluent and enjoyable

the atlantic experience transforming the world peoples places ideas global political history since world war ii catherine armstrong manchester metropolitan university uk and laura m chmielewski state university of new york purchase college usa a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to the history of the atlantic world in its entirety the book explores discrete themes such as conquest trade and race in an holistic atlantic context and provides a thorough overview of key and cutting edge scholarship in the field for an undergraduate audience contents introduction – studying atlantic history • navigation and empire • contact and encounter • bondage and freedom • trade and economy • atlantic religion beliefs and behaviours • cultural transfer in the greater atlantic • dependence and independence • the quest for abolition • conclusion 288pp hardback paperback december 2013 9780230272736 £52.50 9780230272743 £19.99 keith

a history of western society 10th edition john p mckay university of ilinois usa bennett d hill georgetown university usa john buckler clare haru crowston both at university of illinois usa merry e wiesner-hanks university of wisconsinmilwaukee usa and joe perry georgia state university usa published by bedford st martin’s ‘students relate well to the ‘people’ emphasis it’s the best textbook i’ve seen.’ nancy b bjorklund fullerton college usa a history of western society is one of the most successful textbooks available because it captures students’ interest in the everyday life of the past tying social history to politics and culture the tenth edition has been thoroughly revised to strengthen readability and the attention to daily life and incorporate new scholarship contents origins ca 400,000-1100 b.c.e small kingdoms and mighty empires in the near east ca 1100-513 b.c.e the development of classical greece ca 2000-338 b.c.e

the silk roads a brief history with documents xinru liu college of new jersey usa a short history of asia 3rd edition colin mason formerly journalist diplomat and member of the australian senate published by bedford /st martin s ‘what is very helpful about liu’s collection is that it combines a well-organized concise overview of the premodern silk road with documents from all across ancient eurasia instead of just china or the greco-roman world.’ shoshana keller hamilton college usa this thoughtful introduction examines the many ways in whichthe peoples along the silk roads interacted and considers the implications for economies and societies as well as political and religious institutions the book contains a range of primary material some of which has been translated into english for the first time 208pp paperback may 2012 9780312475512 £21.99 ‘the book is quite a remarkable achievement mason has covered a great deal of territory and shows that he has

manifest destiny and american territorial expansion hollywood and the american historical film edited by j e smyth university of warwick uk a brief history with documents amy s greenberg pennsylvania state university usa published by bedford st martin s ‘this volume is an exceptional window onto the process and ideology of american territorial expansionism it is thoughtfully conceptualized and provides an impressive blend of conventional and unconventional source material.’ robert e may purdue university usa amy greenberg examines the social cultural and political context that gave rise to manifest destinyone of the most influential ideologies in american history drawing on primary documents she explores how it evolved from colonial roots to become a fully articulated rationale in the 1840s for expanding the nation’s borders march 2012 208pp paperback £21.99 9780312600488 ic ‘this groundbreaking collection of essays redraws the parameters of the

history of science technology and medicine bioethics in historical perspective sarah ferber university of queensland australia bioethics concerns the relationship between the medical professions and the cultures in which they operate sarah ferber has developed an invaluable introduction to contemporary bioethics which incorporates historical and broader cultural approaches appealing and relevant to students and practitioners alike contents introduction • bioethics as scholarship • language narrative and rhetoric in bioethics • euthanasia the nazi analogy and the ‘slippery slope’ • heredity genes and reproductive politics • human experimentation • thalidomide • conclusion • glossary 256pp hardback paperback new eic december 2013 9781403987235 £49.50 9781403987242 £16.99 medicine and empire 1600-1960 pratik chakrabarti university of kent uk a comprehensive overview of the history of medicine and european imperialism from

griffin protest politics and work in rural england 1700–1850 kümin the communal age in western europe 8 c.1100–1800 pap 6 peel twomey a history of australia hh ll hall sex gender and social change in lampe balkans into southeastern europe pollard the wars of the roses 27 1914–2014 13 henry a short history of scientific thought 29 liu the silk roads 22 c.1000–300 hwang a history of korea lowe mastering modern british history 9 lowe mastering modern world history 16 5 23 mm j j jefferys sport and politics in modern britain jenkins a history of the united states kasekamp a history of the baltic states 13 ricklefs lockhart lau a new history of southeast asia 23 robbins transforming the world 15 rothery making men 26 22 ss mcivor working lives 10 saunier transnational history 3 mckay hill buckler a history of western society 18 shillington history of africa 21 mckay hill buckler a history of world societies 17 smith palestine and the arab-israeli conflict 19

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