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Book cover: History of Concepts: Comparative PerspectivesHistory of Concepts: Comparative Perspectives
by - Amsterdam University Press ,
Contributions by distinguished practitioners of conceptual history from Europe and America illustrate both the distinctiveness and diversity of the genre. The book is devoted to the origins and identity of the field, as well as methodological issues.
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Book cover: The History ManifestoThe History Manifesto
by - Cambridge University Press ,
How should historians speak truth to power? Why is five hundred years better than five years as a planning horizon? The History Manifesto is a call to arms to historians and everyone interested in the role of history in contemporary society.
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Book cover: Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with TechnologyPastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology
by - University of Michigan Press ,
In the field of history, the Web and other technologies have become important tools in research and teaching of the past. 'Pastplay' is a collection of essays written by leading history and humanities researchers and teachers.
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Book cover: A History of MourningA History of Mourning
by - McCorquodale & Co., Limited ,
Although tradition has not informed us whether our first parents made any change in their garments on the death of their relatives, it is certain that the wearing mourning and the institution of funereal ceremonies are of the most remote antiquity.
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Book cover: Writing History in the Digital AgeWriting History in the Digital Age
by - University of Michigan Press ,
With our unique focus on writing, our innovative web-born format and our open review process, we seek to move beyond the traditionalist ways scholars -- and historians in particular -- have tended to think about and to use digital technologies.
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Book cover: Whose History? Engaging History Students through Historical FictionWhose History? Engaging History Students through Historical Fiction
by - University of Adelaide Press ,
This text aims to illustrate how historical novels and their related genres may be used as an engaging learning strategy for student teachers in pre-service teacher education courses. The book examines the traditions in Australian historical fiction.
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Book cover: Australia UnlimitedAustralia Unlimited
by - G. Robertson and Co. ,
The body of the material for Australia Unlimited has not been gathered from printed pages, but collected carefully. State by State, mile by mile, year after year, from the wide circle of a continent -- a continent of potentialities still unrealized.
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Book cover: Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian RebuttalGreat Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal
by - Ludwig von Mises Institute ,
The great historian of classical liberalism strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars. Professor Ralph Raico shows them to be wolves in sheep's clothing and their wars as attacks on human liberty and human rights.
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Book cover: A Guide to Writing in History and ClassicsA Guide to Writing in History and Classics
by - Utah State University ,
The medium of history and classics as intellectual disciplines is the written word. Sloppiness of expression is as detrimental to any historical study. This guide is designed to help you avoid some of the pitfalls into which students often fall.
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Book cover: Nonkilling History: Shaping Policy with Lessons from the PastNonkilling History: Shaping Policy with Lessons from the Past
by - Center for Global Nonkilling ,
The surprise insight from Nonkilling History is that what did not happen explains why humanity lives today. This turns upside down understanding of history as the story of the victory of righteous human violence in struggles to satisfy human needs.
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Book cover: How to Write a Research Paper in HistoryHow to Write a Research Paper in History
- Wikibooks ,
Many people who have not written a research paper in the genre of History often have difficulty with understanding where to start. This Wikibook is an attempt to outline some of the basics for writing a research paper in History.
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Book cover: History of the IncasHistory of the Incas
by - ManyBooks ,
The history of the Incas by Sarmiento is, without any doubt, the most authentic and reliable that has yet appeared. For it was compiled from the carefully attested evidence of the Incas themselves, taken under official sanction.
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Book cover: The History of the Nineteenth Century in CaricatureThe History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature
by - Dodd, Mead and Company ,
While the impulse to satirize public men in picture is probably as old as satiric verse, the political cartoon, as an effective agent in molding public opinion, is essentially a product of modern conditions. Its success depends upon its timeliness.
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Book cover: Understanding History: An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of HistoryUnderstanding History: An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of History
by - University of Ottawa Press ,
Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? This incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.
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Book cover: A Concise New Zealand HistoryA Concise New Zealand History
- Wikibooks ,
This is a concise textbook on New Zealand history, designed so it can be read by virtually anyone wanting to find out more about New Zealand history. The textbook covers the entire time span of human settlement in New Zealand.
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Book cover: Mooted Questions of HistoryMooted Questions of History
by - Marlier & co. ,
History perhaps can never become an exact science, the human element inevitably asserts itself to some extent. But if we have more faithfulness to scientific methods of investigation, there are grounds for expecting excellent results in the future.
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Book cover: Researching and Writing in HistoryResearching and Writing in History
by - University of California Press ,
In this handbook the author has analyzed the stages involved in the term research paper from the viewpoint of the time involved in each, the order in which they should be undertaken, and their distribution over the typical university quarter.
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Book cover: The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the WestThe Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West
by - McClure, Phillips & Co ,
Contents: Pre-Columbian Discoveries of America; Extinct Civilization of the Aztecs; American Archeology; Mexico before the Spanish Invasion; Arrival of the Spaniards; Cortes and Montezuma; Balboa and the Isthmus; Extinct Civilization of Peru; etc.
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Book cover: Historical Disasters and TragediesHistorical Disasters and Tragedies
- Wikibooks ,
This work includes historical disasters and tragedies sorted chronologically and geographically. Each event includes details related to the event and details about victims, presented in an educational and historically instructive manner.
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Book cover: Introduction to the Study of HistoryIntroduction to the Study of History
by - Henry Holt and company ,
This is not a summary of universal history for the use of beginners. The book is intended, not as a summary of ascertained facts or a system of general ideas on universal history, but as an essay on the method of the historical sciences.
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Book cover: How to Research Local HistoryHow to Research Local History
by - How To Books ,
You don't have to be a trained historian to be interested in and research local history; all you need is an interest, an inquiring mind, an ability to keep your notes in an order where you can retrieve information quickly, and perseverance.
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