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Practicing History: Selected Essays
Practicing History
Selected Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0345303636
The noted historian's essays, written over thirty-five years, include comments on the writing of history, shorter historical and journalistic pieces, and essays on the importance of history and historical awareness
Joe Gould's Teeth
Joe Gould's Teeth
Hardcover      ISBN: 1101947586
A "New Yorker"staff writer and Harvard historian chronicles the discovery of Joe Goulds long-lost manuscript, "The Oral History of Our Time," and of the violence, betrayals, and madness that led to its concealment.
The Nation in History: Historiographical Debates About Ethnicity and Nationalism
The Nation in History
Historiographical Debates About Ethnicity and Nationalism
Paperback      ISBN: 1584650400
An expert analyzes the major debates between historians and social scientists on the nature and development of ethnic communities, nations, and nationalism.
Historicising Gender and Sexuality
Historicising Gender and Sexuality
Paperback      ISBN: 1444339443
Historicising Gender and Sexuality features a diverse collection of essays that shed new light on the historical intersections between gender and sexuality across time and space. - Demonstrates both the particularities of specific formulations of gender and sexuality and the nature of the relationship between the categories themselves - Presents evidence that careful and contextualised analysis of the shifting relationship of gender and sexuality illuminates broader historical processes
The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism
The Relentless Revolution
A History of Capitalism
Paperback      ISBN: 0393339394
"Splendid: the global history of capitalism in all its creative—and destructive—glory.”—The New York Times Book Review
Black Earth: The Holocaust As History and Warning
Black Earth
The Holocaust As History and Warning
Hardcover      ISBN: 1101903457
The award-winning author of Bloodlands presents a history of the Holocaust that offers insights into Hitler's genocidal views and the partisan groups who supported Jewish targets, arguing that wrong conclusions about the Holocaust are compromising the world's future.
Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe
The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Paperback      ISBN: 0801817617
Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History
Dangerous Games
The Uses and Abuses of History
Paperback      ISBN: 0812979966
A best-selling author explores the myriad ways in which history has been positively and negatively used to influence people and government, in an account that focuses on the ways in which the reportage of past events has been manipulated to justify questionable religious movements and political campaigns. Reprint. A New York Times Editor's Choice and extended-list best-seller.
The Future of History: Interviews With David Barsamian
The Future of History
Interviews With David Barsamian
Paperback      ISBN: 1567511562
Interviews focusing on the last century take a look at history from the standpoint of the ordinary people of the country
Savage Girls and Wild Boys: A History of Feral Children
Savage Girls and Wild Boys
A History of Feral Children
Paperback      ISBN: 0312423357
A collective history of feral children who were brought up in the wilderness, raised by animals, or locked up in solitary confinement examines the stories of Peter the Wild Boy, Victor of Aveyron, and a boy raised by monkeys in Uganda.