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The History of Everyday Life
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by Princeton University Press
Paperback (01 May, 1995)
The Holocaust: Theoretical Readings
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by Rutgers University Press
Paperback (01 September, 2003)

The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in Twentieth-Century History and Theory
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by New York University Press
Paperback (01 March, 1999)
(3 reviews) 3.33 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Don't listen to Jay!: This is a response to the first review written by Jay, who claims that this book made him hate history, and further,
The Human Record: Sources of Global History /Vol.1 to 1700/
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by Houghton Mifflin College Div
Paperback (01 January, 1990)

The Idea of History
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 October, 1994)
(7 reviews) 4.29 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: An Excellent Edition of Collingwood's Art.: This is a very fine edition of Collingwood's magnum opus The Idea of History. It also includes two earlier papers on the philosophy of history,
The Imaginary Institution of Society
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by The MIT Press
Paperback (09 January, 1998)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: One of the most important thinkers of the 20th century: Castoriadis was born in 1922 in cosmopolitan Constantinople (now Istanbul)from Greek parents.

The Irish Story: Telling Tales and Making It Up in Ireland
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by Oxford University Press
Hardcover (01 July, 2002)
(4 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Fact and fiction: Irish people of all persuasions and in all walks of life have developed a talent for building up a national history to their liking and drawing conclusions from it.
The Jews in Fascist Italy: A History
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by Enigma Books
Hardcover (01 April, 2001)

The Killing of History: How Literary Critics and Social Theorists are Murdering Our
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by Encounter Books
Paperback (07 February, 2000)
(36 reviews) 4.28 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: well reasoned, methodical, and intellectual refutation...: This book is a well reasoned, methodically supported, and intellectually stimulating argument against the relativist doctrines so common in academia at the moment.
The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past
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by Oxford University Press
Hardcover (September, 2002)
(8 reviews) 3.88 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Philosophy Without the Pain: Gaddis examines the nature of history and the function of historians through a wide range of metaphors.

The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 March, 2004)
(2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Great non-partisan book that dismisses leftist hysteria: Wonderful book. An eminent historian shows that efforts to paint Bush's foreign policy as either "radical" or "new" are grounded in complete ignorance of the facts.
The Measure of Reality : Quantification in Western Europe, 1250-1600
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by Cambridge University Press
Hardcover (28 November, 1996)
(7 reviews) 4.29 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: The Measure of Reality is the third book in a series in which Alfred Crosby, a noted historian, asks how it is that Western European societies could have conquered so much of the world in the space of a few generations.

The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture (Civil War America)
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by University of North Carolina Press
Paperback (15 November, 2004)
The Mind of Egypt: History and Meaning in the Time of the Pharaohs
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by Metropolitan Books
Hardcover (12 April, 2002)
Editorial Review: "Writing a history of the development of the ancient Egyptian mind," wrote the Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt a century and a half ago, is "an impossibility." Today, observes Jan Assmann, we know "infinitely more about Egypt" than did the scholars of Burckhardt's day.

The Myth of the Lost Cause and Civil War History
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by Indiana University Press
Hardcover (01 November, 2000)
(14 reviews) 3.14 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Interesting Essays about Southern Civil War History: Having just finished this book, I see why some of the essays have caused some controversy.
The Myth of the Modern Homosexual: Queer History and the Search for Cultural Unit
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by Cassell
Paperback (01 February, 1998)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: very recommendable book: This is a very interesting book to read not only for the essentialists but also even for the constructionists.

The Nature of the American System
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by Ross House Books
Paperback (01 January, 2002)
The New Science of Giambattista Vico (Cornell Paperbacks)
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by Cornell University Press
Paperback (01 March, 1984)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Often Overlooked Masterpiece: Most people come to Vico for one of three reasons: historical perspective (fans of Spengler), philosophical curiosity (fans of Marx),

The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 April, 1995)
(3 reviews) 1.67 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Unbelievably Boring: If you want to read about the New York City draft riots, do not read this book. As other reviewers have stated the book draggs on and is rediculously repetitive.
The Oral History Manual (American Association for State and Local History Book Series
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by Altamira Press
Paperback (January, 2003)

The Oral History Reader
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by Routledge
Paperback (01 February, 1998)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: use it as a text book!: The essays on the public history aspects of oral history usage are a must read! I hope that professors use this as a text book for an oral history class.
The Ottoman Survey Register of Podolia (ca. 1681) : <i>Defter-i-Mufassal-I Eyalet-i Kamanice</
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by Harvard University Press
Hardcover (25 October, 2004)

The Painful Demise of Eurocentrism: An Afrocentric Response to Critics
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by Africa World Press
Hardcover (01 June, 2000)
(7 reviews) 2.71 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Wow, what a farce: Ah, the jealous create their own worlds in order to comfort themselves. Even if the ancient Greeks started by copying basic culture from the Middle East and Africa,
The Past Within Us: Media, Memory, History
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by Verso
Hardcover (09 February, 2005)

The Presence of the Past
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by Columbia University Press
Paperback (15 April, 2000)
(13 reviews) 3.46 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Reader-friendly, places history in the hands of Americans.: In "The Presence of the Past: Popular Uses of History in American Life,"
The Princely Courts of Europe 1500-1750
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by Sterling Publishing
Hardcover (01 November, 1999)
(3 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: Court life throughout the golden age of Europe's ancien r&eacute;gime is invariably imagined as a world of decadent absolutist authority, a closed inner circle from which sovereigns such as James I and Louis XIV exercised complete control over their kingdoms.

The Proper Study of Mankind: An Anthology of Essays
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by Farrar Straus Giroux
Hardcover (01 August, 1998)
(4 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: "Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not." So wrote Isaiah Berlin in "The Pursuit of the Ideal,"
The Rosetta Stone: The Story of the Decoding of Hieroglyphics
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by Four Walls Eight Windows
Hardcover (01 April, 2002)
(3 reviews) 4.67 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: The Rosetta Stone is a dense summary of the 1799 discovery inEgypt of the granite block that, by virtue of having been engraved withidentical text in three different languages (Greek, demotic--or "common"--ancient Egyptian,

The st Albans Chronicle, 1376-1394: The Chronica Maiora of Thomas Walsingham (Oxford
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by Oxford University Press
Hardcover (01 December, 2003)
The Vanished Kingdom: Travels Through the History of Prussia
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by Westview Press
Paperback (01 June, 2000)
(20 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: What of Prussia Today?: This is the first time I've read this author, and was impressed at the handling of the topic. Far from a dull citing of historical fact,

The Voice of the Past: Oral History (Opus Books)
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 May, 2000)
These Honored Dead: How the Story of Gettysburg Shaped American Memory
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by Da Capo Press
Hardcover (11 November, 2003)
(11 reviews) 3.73 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Myths shattered like glass: "These Honored Dead" subtitled "How the Story of Gettysburg Shaped American Memory" by Thomas A. Desjardin.

Thinking with History
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by Princeton University Press
Paperback (09 August, 1999)
(2 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: As a tool for analysis,Carl E. Schorske writes, history can be used in two very different ways. We can study the past in order to "orient ourselves in the living present," in the hope, perhaps, of not reliving yesterday's tragedies.
This Was Sawmilling
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by Schiffer Publishing
Paperback (01 March, 1994)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: One of Very Few Sources to Document When Sawmilling was King: Comprehensive books on early sawmilling in the Pacific Northwest are very rare.

Time and Narrative, Volume 1 (Time & Narrative)
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by University of Chicago Press
Paperback (15 September, 1990)
To America : Personal Reflections of an Historian
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by Simon & Schuster
Hardcover (15 October, 2002)
(38 reviews) 4.03 out of 5 stars
Editorial Review: "I am a storyteller by training and inclination," writes the late Stephen Ambrose in To America, his final book. And what a storyteller. One of the most respected and popular historians of his era, Ambrose had a passion for making the events of the past both relevant and entertaining.

To the Finland Station: A Study in the Writing and Acting of History (New York Review
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by New York Review of Books
Paperback (01 March, 2003)
(7 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: The history of the revolutionary dream.: I had decided to read TTFS because so many other books that I have read cited it as a good book to read.
Transcribing and Editing Oral History
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by Altamira Press
Paperback (14 November, 1995)

Valverde's Gold : In Search of the Last Great Inca Treasure
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by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Hardcover (18 August, 2004)
Voices & Views: A History of the Holocaust
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by Rowman & Littlefield (Non NBN)
Hardcover (May, 2003)

What Is History Now?
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by Palgrave Macmillan
Paperback (16 July, 2004)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Once and future historiographies: This interesting and topical upgrade to/commentary on Carr's classic _What is History?_ recaps the historiographical history of the sudden 'postmodern turn' that occurred in the wake of that book with its rapid proliferation of distinct new methodologies,
What Is History?
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by Vintage
Paperback (12 October, 1967)
(9 reviews) 3.89 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: As good as it will get: For a book on historiography, it's not gonna get any better. It really makes a big difference on how you see other historical writings and such.

When the Railroad Leaves Town: American Communities in the Age of Rail Line Abandonmen
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by Truman State University Press
Hardcover (10 October, 2001)
(1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: "A Wonderful Book--A Fascinating Read": The first time I cracked open the cover and read a few lines, I knew this book was a winner.W
Whig Interpretation of History
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by W. W. Norton & Company
Paperback (01 September, 1965)
(4 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Highly enjoyable, sane, if a bit dated: I am not a historian, nor am I especially familiar with historiography. The remarks here will,

Who Owns History?: Rethinking the Past in a Changing World
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by Hill and Wang
Paperback (16 April, 2003)
(8 reviews) 3.62 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: The Importance of Historical Interpretation (4.5 stars): There may be those who simplistically view history as no more than gathering and presenting "facts" about the past,
Why History Matters: Life and Thought
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 February, 1998)
(3 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Essential reading: I cannot recommend Gerda Lerner's book highly enough. And it's very timely. People the world over are organizing around important issues and coming to realize that we must work TOGETHER to effect real change.

Words of Light
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by Princeton University Press
Paperback (03 August, 1998)
(2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: We are all made of "stars": A challenging, sometimes frustrating, but ultimately satisfying interaction with the works of Walter Benjamin.
Writing History, Writing Trauma (Parallax: Re-Visions of Culture and Society)
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by Johns Hopkins University Press
Paperback (01 November, 2000)

Writing History: A Guide for Students
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by Oxford University Press
Paperback (01 July, 2003)
(1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: Ideal for advanced undergraduate students of history: Storey, developed this text for a writing program at Harvard. A historian by training,
Writing the Civil War : The Quest to Understand
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by University of South Carolina Press
Paperback (01 October, 2000)
(2 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
Customer Review: An excellent primer: "Writing the Civil War" is the best analysis of the historiography of the major topics researched by most Civil War scholars today.

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