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Night Letters: Inside Wartime Afghanistan
list: $16.95
by The Lyons Press
Paperback (01 November, 2001)
(8 reviews) 4.75 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A journalist's view of Afghanistan during the Soviet period.: On the back cover of this book, one reviewer compares this book to Dispatches.
Night Lives on: The Untold Stories & Secrets Behind the Sinking of the UnsinkableShip-Titani
list: $5.99
by Avon Books
Mass Market Paperback (01 March, 1998)
(23 reviews) 4.83 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: You might say that Walter Lord provoked the whole Titanic mania by interviewing dozens of survivors and fashioning their reminiscences into the classic non-fiction novel A Night to Remember, which was made into a 1958 film that heavily influenced James Cameron's 1998 epic.

On History
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by University of Chicago Press
Paperback (15 February, 1982)
(3 reviews) 3.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Still relevant....: ON HISTORY is the English translation of a book written by the French historian Fernand Braudel that first appeared in France in 1969.
On History
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by New Press
Paperback (01 September, 1998)
(4 reviews) 3 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: this is a piece: i cannot fathom why certain people rave about this book.it is not concise, clear, ironic or eye-opening. why is it that the more convoluted the book,

Panofsky and the Foundations of Art History
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by Cornell University Press
Paperback (01 August, 1985)
Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History From Bancroft And Parkman To Ambrose,
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by PublicAffairs
Hardcover (12 October, 2004)

Philosophy and the Evolution of Consciousness: Owen Barfield's Saving the Appearance
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by iUniversity Press
Paperback (01 January, 2001)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A helpful guide: Owen Barfield's Saving the Appearances is a challenging book. If you are willing to follow along, Barfield introduces you to a whole new landscape-- a way of thinking about thinking and language and consciousness that requires a suspension of everyday assumptions that most of us take for granted.
Philosophy of History: A Guide for Students
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by Routledge
Paperback (01 April, 2003)

Practicing History:Selected Essays
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by Ballantine Books
Paperback (12 August, 1982)
(5 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Get it for the Two Essays on The Historian: "Practicing History", by Barbara W. Tuchman, sub-titled "Selected Essays". Alfred A.
Present Pasts: Urban Palimpsests and the Politics of Memory (Cultural Memory in the
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by Stanford University Press
Paperback (01 February, 2003)

Procopius of Caesarea: Tyranny, History, and Philosophy at the End of Antiquity
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by University of Pennsylvania Press
Hardcover (01 March, 2004)
Proslavery: A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701-1840
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by University of Georgia Press
Paperback (01 October, 1990)

Quantitative Methods for Historians: A Guide to Research, Data, and Statistics
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by University of North Carolina Press
Paperback (01 April, 1991)
Questions of Tradition
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by University of Toronto Press
Paperback (01 October, 2004)

Recording Oral History : A Practical Guide for Social Scientists
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by SAGE Publications
Paperback (14 February, 1994)
Recovering the Past: A Historian's Memoir
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by University Press of Kansas
Hardcover (01 June, 2004)

Resisting History : Historicism and Its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought (Jews,
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by Princeton University Press
Hardcover (13 October, 2003)
Rethinking Military History
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by Routledge
Paperback (01 November, 2004)

Robes and Honor : The Medieval World of Investiture (The New Middle Ages)
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by Palgrave Macmillan
Hardcover (03 February, 2001)
Roosevelt and Churchill: Men of Secrets
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by Audio Partners
Audio Cassette (09 September, 2001)
(3 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: The secrets behind the secrets: I really enjoyed this book, not because I enjoy reading about FDR all that much, but because it gives so much new information about how he prosecuted the war -- and because it does the same for Churchill,

Savage Girls and Wild Boys: A History of Feral Children
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by Thomas Dunne Books
Hardcover (14 March, 2003)
(3 reviews) 3 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: you'll find it used soon enough...: Despite the hip, appealing jacket and auspicious credentials of the author, this book disappoints.
Secrets of the Lost Races: New Discoveries of Advanced Technology in Ancient Civilization
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by Teach Services
Hardcover (01 June, 2001)
(16 reviews) 4.94 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A logical way to approach archeology that is THE best fit.: Noorbergen makes perfect sense out of "out of place" artifacts that have been found and ancient ruins that predate known history.

Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 September, 2004)
(4 reviews) 4.75 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Very eloquent: When I was a kid I liked a lot books of a great Russian historian Lev Gumilev and I was glad to find out that historical book in English can be as readable and deep as Gumilev's: "Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest" is one of the very few books I was reading without forcing myself to finish the reading - it is very eloquent in regards of historical factology (the text abounds with extremely interesting details),
Shapers Of Southern History: Autobiographical Reflections
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by University of Georgia Press
Paperback (03 November, 2004)

Siam Mapped: A History of the Geo-Body of a Nation
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by University of Hawaii Press
Paperback (01 August, 1997)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Original, innovating and refreshing: Thai historian Thongchai Winichakul's account of a critical period in Thai history pairs an originalap proach with thorough academic research.
Silencing the Past
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by Beacon Press
Paperback (30 July, 1997)
(4 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Thought-provoking and essential reading: Troulloit's broad vision of both the past and the process by which we write about the past informs this immensely impressive series of essays.

Sleuthing The Alamo: Davy Crockett's Last Stand And Other Mysteries Of The Texas
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by Oxford University Press
Hardcover (28 October, 2004)
Star-Spangled Banner
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by National Geographic
Hardcover (19 November, 2001)
(1 reviews) 1 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Dumb and dumber: Anyone who can't spell "its" correctly is not going to get my money. If you want to know about the American flag,

Taking Back the Academy!: History of Activism, History As Activism
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by Routledge
Paperback (30 September, 2004)
Telling the Truth About History
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by W. W. Norton & Company
Paperback (01 April, 1995)
(9 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Not the "Whole" Truth: Telling the Truth presents a very solid overview of western historiography's evolution and provides a provocative argument for the broadening of perspectives of what is valid for historians to include in their search for accurate causes for past events.

That Noble Dream : The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical Profession
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (30 September, 1988)
(6 reviews) 3.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Deliberate misrepresentation of evidence: Deliberate misrepresentation of evidence and plagiarism are among the most grievous sins a historian may commit.
The Bamboo Chest: An Adventure in Healing the Trauma of War
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by Dragon Pr Pub Inc
Paperback (June, 2004)
(5 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A visual book.: I like book that I can get into visually. Corks book, The Bamboo Chest, is definitely visual book. The book does not have a lot of pictures,

The Battle of Valle Giulia: Oral History and the Art of Dialogue
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by University of Wisconsin Press
Paperback (01 May, 1997)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: multidimensional history: When I told a colleague I was reading a book on Oral History, we both cringed. I had to go on to say it "isn't like that."
THE BEAR RIVER MASSACRE AND THE MAKING OF HISTORY
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by State University of New York Press
Paperback (01 April, 2004)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Should Be Required Reading: Sometimes a little distance gives an author the ability to see a subject clearly-the historical distance,

The Body Politic: Corporeal Metaphor in Revolutionary France, 1770-1800 (Mestizo
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by Stanford University Press
Paperback (01 October, 1997)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Good in its own way: An explanation of my reasons for reading this book will help. I'm taking a 400 level history course on the French Revolution and this book is on the list of optional texts.
The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (21 November, 2002)

The Condition of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change
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by Blackwell Publishers
Paperback (01 October, 1989)
(6 reviews) 4.83 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: The Condition of Postmodernity is David Harvey's seminal history of our most equivocal of eras. What does postmodernism mean? Where did it come from? Harvey, a professor of geography and a key mover behind extending the scope and influence of the discipline of geography itself,
The Content of the Form: Narrative Discourse and Historical Representation
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by Johns Hopkins University Press
Paperback (01 September, 1990)

The Debate on the English Revolution (Issues in Historiography)
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by Manchester University Press
Paperback (15 December, 1998)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Useful Synthesis of the "variously explained" English Civil: R.C. Richardson has done all students of the English Civil War a great favor.
The Debate on the Norman Conquest (Issues in Historiography)
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by Manchester University Press
Paperback (21 August, 1999)

The Devil May Care: Fifty Intrepid Americans and Their Quest for the Unknown
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by Oxford University Press
Hardcover (01 September, 2003)
(3 reviews) 2.33 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Just OK: I am a big fan of Tony Horwitz's work. Confederates in the Attic may be one of my all time favorite books. Having said that,
The Discovery of the Titanic
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by Warner Books
Paperback (01 October, 1995)
(23 reviews) 4.74 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: As Woods Hole oceanographer Robert Ballard demonstrates in his absorbing, profusely illustrated book about his years-long hunt for the wreck of the Titanic, science isn't all that different from Hollywood.J

The End of History and the Last Man
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by Perennial
Paperback (01 February, 1993)
(56 reviews) 3.64 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: A philosophical work about the world around us: "The End of History and the Last Man" by Francis Fukuyama has an apocalyptic-looking cover and a title that needs explication.
The Footnote: A Curious History
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by Harvard University Press
Paperback (01 April, 1999)
(4 reviews) 3.75 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Interesting topic - boring book.: This book was a disappointment to me. The development of the use of footnotes in the study of history is an interesting enough subject.

The Forgotten Founders: Rethinking the History of the Old West
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by Shearwater Books
Hardcover (01 September, 2002)
(2 reviews) 3.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: How the Mormons Won the West: A good book and well worth the read. The author does indeed speak of some of those forgotten pioneeers who were so important to the westward movement.
The Gender of History: Men, Women, and Historical Practice
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by Harvard University Press
Paperback (04 March, 2000)
(2 reviews) 3.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Brilliant!: This wonderful book is a must read for all serious students of history. While it is admittedly beyond most undergraduates,

The Greek World After Alexander, 323-30 BC
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by Routledge
Paperback (February, 2000)
(2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: In-depth on Hellenistic history, not a good intro, however: I got this book from the remainders section at my local bookstore. It illuminates a neglected period of ancient history,
The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History
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by Cambridge University Press
Paperback (13 May, 1998)
(2 reviews) 2.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Why this book sucks....: This book is horribly written, poorly constructed, and really fails to argue a cohesive point. It bounces around from anecdote to story,

The Historian's Craft
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by Vintage
Paperback (12 March, 1964)
(10 reviews) 4.1 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: History explained, briefly and eloquently: Any book that ends with an ellipsis is frustrating, but this little gem by Marc Bloch,
The Historic Turn in the Human Sciences
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Paperback (01 December, 1996)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Fascinating, but a bit dense...: This book is absolutely fascinating... if you can get into it. The discussions are superb and well researched.

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