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theory and historiography a student s guide to history 12th edition jules r benjamin ithaca college usa published by bedford/st martin s why history matters john tosh formerly roehampton university uk `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 making history the historian and uses of the past jorma kalela university of turku finland 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 ·

early modern britain and europe the wars of the roses 3rd edition a.j pollard university of teesside uk `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 the german reformation and the peasants war a brief history with documents michael g baylor lehigh university usa published by bedford /st martin s the communal age in western europe c.1100­1800 towns villages and

modern britain a history of the british isles 3rd edition jeremy black university of exeter 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 mastering modern british history 4th edition norman lowe formerly nelson and colne college uk the evolution of the british welfare state a history of social policy since the industrial revolution 4th edition derek fraser university of teesside uk `i think the clarity

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 a history of the low countries 2nd edition paul arblaster zuyd university the netherlands `arblaster s writing is fluent and enjoyable this will be a valuable addition to reading lists for students and worthy of recommendation to those general readers who wish to learn more about the rich heritage of the low countries and its impact on

the atlantic experience peoples places ideas 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 new eic transforming the world global political history since world war ii keith robbins formerly university of wales uk an ambitious and engaging narrative survey that charts the

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 since 1300 10th edition january 2011 752pp paperback £41.999780230121058 ic `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 volume 1 antiquity to enlightenment 10th edition january 2011 656pp paperback £40.999780230121034 ic contents origins ca 400,000-1100 b.c.e

the silk roads a brief history with documents xinru liu college of new jersey usa published by bedford /st martin s a short history of asia 3rd edition colin mason formerly journalist diplomat and member of the australian senate `the book is quite a remarkable achievement mason has covered a great deal of territory and shows that he has both a sense of the current dynamics of asia and a command of the considerable scholarly literature on the earlier period the work raises a good many interesting themes to which students would respond positively merle ricklefs australian national university australia covering the whole of asia from pre-colonial times to the present this new edition examines common influences on the modern nations and includes separate chapters on pakistan bangladesh and afghanistan a new chapter on nepal kashmir and bhutan and an updated final chapter contents introduction · matrix · part i before imperialism · prehistory · the first indian civilisations · early

manifest destiny and american territorial expansion a brief history with documents amy s greenberg pennsylvania state university usa published by bedford st martin s hollywood and the american historical film edited by j e smyth university of warwick uk `this groundbreaking collection of essays redraws the parameters of the historical film expanding it to include a wide range of films set in the past notably comedies westerns and melodramas dry debates about historical accuracy and authenticity are rejected in favour of case studies that seek an understanding of the power and pleasures that this genre holds written in a lively and accessible style and harbouring a wealth of authoritative scholarship it is bound to become a fixture of university courses and a landmark in its field mark glancy queen mary university of london uk this interdisciplinary collection by leading scholars probes the theoretical and historical contexts of films made about the american past from silent film to

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 medicine and empire 1600-1960 pratik chakrabarti university of kent uk a comprehensive overview of the history of medicine and european imperialism from the seventeenth to the mid-twentieth century drawing on recent scholarship the text comparatively examines the key

griffin protest politics and work in rural england 1700­1850 hh 8 kümin the communal age in western europe c.1100­1800 ll 6 pa p peel twomey a history of australia pollard the wars of the roses rr 13 22 9 16 23 6 hall sex gender and social change in britain since 1880 27 29 lampe balkans into southeastern europe 1914­2014 read war and revolution in russia 1914­22 ricklefs lockhart lau a new history of southeast asia 13 henry a short history of scientific thought hurlock britain ireland and the crusades c.1000­300 liu the silk roads lowe mastering modern british history 23 15 26 5 lowe mastering modern world history hwang a history of korea j j 23 mm robbins transforming the world rothery making men mason a short history of asia jefferys sport and politics in modern britain jenkins a history of the united states kk 10 22 10 ss mcivor working lives 24 saunier transnational history shillington history of africa smith palestine and the arab-israeli conflict smyth hollywood and the

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