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France in the World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 980

France in the World

This dynamic collection presents a new way of writing national and global histories while developing our understanding of France in the world through short, provocative essays that range from prehistoric frescoes to Coco Chanel to the terrorist attacks of 2015. Bringing together an impressive group of established and up-and-coming historians, this bestselling history conceives of France not as a fixed, rooted entity, but instead as a place and an idea in flux, moving beyond all borders and frontiers, shaped by exchanges and mixtures. Presented in chronological order from 34,000 BC to 2015, each chapter covers a significant year from its own particular angle--the marriage of a Viking leader t...

The Cultural Turn in U. S. History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 447

The Cultural Turn in U. S. History

An account of one of the most dominant trends in recent historical writing, this book takes stock of the field even as it showcases exemplars of its practice. Taken together, the essays present a broad picture of the state of American cultural-historical scholarship.

On History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 320

On History

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-05-12
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

The theory and practice of history and its relevance to the modern world, by Britains greatest radical historian.

The End of History and the Last Man
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 432

The End of History and the Last Man

Enhanced by a new afterword dealing with the post-September 11th world, a provocative exploration of issues of human society and destiny answers such questions as, is there a direction to human history? does history have an end? and where are we now? Reprint. 25,00 first printing.

Art History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 250

Art History

  • Categories: Art

This book provides a lively and stimulating introduction to methodological debates within art history. Offering a lucid account of approaches from Hegel to post-colonialism, the book provides a sense of art history's own history as a discipline from its emergence in the late-eighteenth century to contemporary debates.

On History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 236

On History

An eminent French historian analyzes the study of history and the nature of time

What is History?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 454

What is History?

This is a collection of 30 pieces by Michael Oakeshott, almost all of which are previously unpublished, covering every decade of his intellectual career. The essays were intended mostly for lectures or seminars and retain an informal style that makes them accessible to readers.

A HISTORY OF ILLINOIS
  • Language: en

A HISTORY OF ILLINOIS

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1854
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Learning History in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 225

Learning History in America

The essays in this book, like all other texts, have been written in a historical context that shapes both the themes and the prose styles of the authors. A close reading of these texts would in fact lead to many overlapping contexts of politics, social hierarchies, modern communications, and international relations, but we want to focus briefly on two contextual influences that carry the most obvious connections to this book: the wide-ranging public debate about the proper curriculum for American schools and universities, and the more specific debate among historians about new trends in historical scholarship.

A History of Ancient Israel and Judah
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 523

A History of Ancient Israel and Judah

A significant achievement, this book moves our understanding of the history of Israel forward as dramatically as John Bright's A History of Israel, Martin Noth's History of Israel, and William F. Albright's From the Stone Age ot Cristianity did at an earlier period.