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Times of neolithic transition along the western mediterranean.

García, Puchol Oreto. Salazar, García Domingo Carlos.
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(2017)  | 9783319529370 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 421pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The study of the Neolithic transition constitutes a major theme in prehistoric research. The process of economic change, from foraging to farming, involved one of the main transformations in human behavior patterns. This volume focuses on investigating the neolithization process at the periphery of...

Cosmopolitan lives on the cusp of empire : interfaith, cross-cultural and transnational networks, 1860-1950.

Allen, Margaret. Haggis, Jane. Midgley, Clare. Paisley, Fiona.
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(2017)  | 9783319527475 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 29/5/2017
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Chapter 1: Friendship, Faith and Cosmopolitanism Thought Zones in the Imperial Contact ZoneChapter 2: Sophia Dobson Collet and her Imagined Indian Home: The Cosmopolitan Biography of a Sedentary English Religious Liberal, Feminist and WriterChapter 3: Henry Polak, Cosmopolitan Man Chapter 4 Provincialized...

Globalisation and National Identity in History Textbooks: The Russian Federation

Zajda, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9789402409710 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 138pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Globalisation and National Identity in History Textbooks: The Russian Federation, the 16th book in the 24-volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, discusses trends in dominant discourses of identity politics, and nation-building in school history textbooks in the...

Is the west in decline? : historical, military, and economic perspectives.

Rowland, Benjamin M.
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(2017)  | 9781498518543 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 234pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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Is the West in Decline? is a collection of ten essays by prominent scholars of international relations and current history, many of them associated with the European Studies program of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. The essays explore the question of decline from several...

Professors, physicians and practices in the history of medicine : essays in honor of nancy siraisi.

Klestinec, Cynthia. Manning, Gideon.
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(2017)  | 9783319565132 | Springer | hbk. | book | xliv, 279pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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This book presents essays by eminent scholars from across the history of medicine, early science and European history, including those expert on the history of the book. The volume honors Professor Nancy Siraisi and reflects the impact that Siraisi's scholarship has had on a range of fields. Contributions...

Documents that changed the way we live.

Janes, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9781538100332 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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Documents that Changed the Way We Live looks at fifty compelling stories, each of which describes a document, its creation and motivation, influence, importance, historical and social context, its provenance and how it got to where it is now (if still extant), and connections to contemporary information...

The role of agency and memory in historical understanding : revolution, reform, and rebellion.

Andrews, Gordon P. Wangdi, Yosay D.
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(2017)  | 9781443873598 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 410pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"This book, the first in a series entitled Historical and Pedagogical Issues: Insights from the Great Lakes History Conference, addresses historical and pedagogical issues. It explores the agency of historical actors tied to larger movements, demonstrating the efficacy and power of individuals to act...

Counter-History of the Present: Untimely Interrogations into Globalization, Technology, Democracy

Rockhill, Gabriel.
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(2017)  | 9780822369646 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In Counter-History of the Present Gabriel Rockhill contests, dismantles, anddisplaces one of the most widespread understandings of the contemporary world:that we are all living in a democratized and globalized era intimately connectedby a single, overarching economic and technological network. Noting...

Counter-History of the Present: Untimely Interrogations into Globalization, Technology, Democracy

Rockhill, Gabriel.
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(2017)  | 9780822369769 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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In Counter-History of the Present Gabriel Rockhill contests, dismantles, anddisplaces one of the most widespread understandings of the contemporary world:that we are all living in a democratized and globalized era intimately connectedby a single, overarching economic and technological network. Noting...

Tailoring Truth: Politicizing the Past and Negotiating Memory in East Germany, 1945-1990

Olsen, Jon Berndt.
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(2017)  | 9781785335020 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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By looking at state-sponsored memory projects, such as memorials,commemorations, and historical museums, this book reveals that the East Germancommunist regime obsessively monitored and attempted to control publicrepresentations of the past to legitimize its rule. It demonstrates that theregime's approach...

Evidence and Meaning: A Theory of Historical Studies

Rüsen, Jö. Rüsen, Jörn.
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(2017)  | 9781785335389 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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As one of the premier historical thinkers of his generation, Jörn Rüsen hasmade enormous contributions to the methods and theoretical framework of historyas it is practiced today. In Evidence and Meaning, Rüsen surveys the seismicchanges that have shaped the historical profession over the last half-century,while...

History Making a Difference : new approaches from Aotearoa.

Pickles, Katie. Fraser, Lyndon. Hill, Marguerite. Murray, Sarah. Ryan, Greg.
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(2017)  | 9781443851992 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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Why care about the past? Why teach, research and write history? In this volume, leading and emerging scholars, activists and those working in the public sector, archives and museums bring their expertise to provide timely direction and informed debate about the importance of history.Primarily concerned...

Studies in Medievalism XXVI : Ecomedievalism

Fugelso, Karl.
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(2017)  | 9781843844655 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 281pp | Availability last checked: 30/5/2017
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Ecoconcerns and ecocriticism are a rising trend in medievalism studies, and forma major focus of this collection. Topics under discussion in the first part ofthe volume include figurations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century medievalism;environmental medievalism in Sidney Lanier's Southern chivalry;...

Comic Medievalism: Laughing at the Middle Ages

D'Arcens, Louise.
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(2017)  | 9781843844785 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 219pp | Availability last checked: 10/5/2017
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The role of laughter and humour in the postmedieval citation, interpretation orrecreation of the middle ages has hitherto received little attention, a gap inscholarship which this book aims to fill. Examining a wide range of comic textsand practices across several centuries, from Don Quixote and early...

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History Making a Difference : new approaches from Aotearoa.

Pickles, Katie. Fraser, Lyndon. Hill, Marguerite. Murray, Sarah. Ryan, Greg.
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(2017)  | 9781443851992 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 290pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
Why care about the past? Why teach, research and write history? In this volume, leading and emerging scholars, activists and those working in the public sector, archives and museums bring their expertise to provide timely direction and informed debate about the importance of history.Primarily concerned...

Studies in Medievalism XXVI : Ecomedievalism

Fugelso, Karl.
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(2017)  | 9781843844655 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 281pp | Availability last checked: 30/5/2017
AUD 136.95 (inc. GST), AUD 124.50 (ex. GST),
Ecoconcerns and ecocriticism are a rising trend in medievalism studies, and forma major focus of this collection. Topics under discussion in the first part ofthe volume include figurations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century medievalism;environmental medievalism in Sidney Lanier's Southern chivalry;...

 

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