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The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924

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The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities,...

Benny Morris, Dror Ze'evi

History; Historiography; Middle Eastern history; Classical history & classical civilisation; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Political oppression & persecution

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From 1894 to 1924 three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities. Benny Morris... [more]

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals About Our Future

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How Democracies Die: The International Bestseller: What History Reveals...

Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt

History: theory & methods; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Comparative politics; Political structures: democracy; Geopolitics

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Democracies can die with a coup d'etat - or they can die slowly. This happens most deceptively when in piecemeal fashion,... [more]

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Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years' War to the Third Reich

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Time and Power: Visions of History in German Politics, from the Thirty Years'...

Christopher Clark

History; Historiography; European history

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From the author of the national bestseller The Sleepwalkers, a book about how the exercise of power is shaped by different... [more]

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

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Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us

Vybarr Cregan-Reid

Historiography; Social & cultural anthropology; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere

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This is the road from climate change to primate change. [more]

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How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories

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How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories...

Alex Rosenberg

History; History: theory & methods; Psychology; Neurosciences

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Why we learn the wrong things from narrative history, and how our love for stories is hard-wired. [more]

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What Happened in the Twentieth Century?: Towards a Critique of Extremist Reason

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What Happened in the Twentieth Century?: Towards a Critique of Extremist...

Peter Sloterdijk

History: theory & methods; Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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In this new volume, philosopher Peter Sloterdijk argues that we will never understand the 20th century if we focus on events... [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Literature: The Cambridge Companion to Edward Gibbon

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Cambridge Companions to...

Karen O'Brien (University of Oxford), Brian Young (University of Oxford)

History; Historiography

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Edward Gibbon's monumental The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is of enduring interest to literary scholars,... [more]

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In Defence Of History

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In Defence Of History

Richard J. Evans

History; Historiography

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The classic explanation of the craft of history and the vital worth of historians to civilization -- more relevant than ever... [more]

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On Writing History from Herodotus to Herodian

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On Writing History from Herodotus to Herodian

John Marincola, John Marincola

History; Historiography; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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'My historian is to be this kind of man- fearless, above bribery, free, a friend of frank speech and truth, one who calls... [more]

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Thinking About History

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Thinking About History

Sarah Maza

History; Historiography

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What distinguishes history as a discipline from other fields of study? That's the animating question of Sarah Maza's Thinking... [more]

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Clio's Lives: Biographies and Autobiographies of Historians

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Clio's Lives: Biographies and Autobiographies of Historians

Doug Munro, John G. Reid

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History: theory & methods

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Including contributions from leading scholars in the field from both Australia and North America, this collection explores... [more]

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Forgetfulness: Making the Modern Culture of Amnesia

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Forgetfulness: Making the Modern Culture of Amnesia

Francis O'Gorman (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Literary studies: general; History: theory & methods; Society & Social Sciences

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This book about modern culture and its profound rejection of the past ... traces the emergence in recent history of the idea... [more]

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Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman

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Outlandish Knight: The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman

Minoo Dinshaw

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Historiography

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In his enormously long life (he was born in 1903 and died in 2000), Steven Runciman managed not just to be a great historian... [more]

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The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft

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The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft

Tom Griffiths

History; History: theory & methods; Australasian & Pacific history

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In this landmark book, eminent historian and award-winning author Tom Griffiths explores the craft of discipline and imagination... [more]

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The Experience of History

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The Experience of History

Kenneth Bartlett

History; History: theory & methods; General & world history

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The Experience of History is a lively and passionate introduction to the field that encourages students to seek and appreciate... [more]

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The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in History and Theory,

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The Houses of History: A Critical Reader in History and Theory,

Anna Green, Kathleen Troup

History; Historiography

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An updated edition of this accessible critical reader, with additional chapters including an introduction that contextualises... [more]

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Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae: Commentary by Jacqueline Carlon

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Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae: Commentary by Jacqueline...

Jacqueline M. Carlon

History; Historiography; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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This anthology offers a comprehensive introduction to Pliny the Younger's Epistulae for intermediate and advanced Latin students,... [more]

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The Book of the People: How to Read the Bible

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The Book of the People: How to Read the Bible

A. N. Wilson

History: theory & methods; Religion & beliefs

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From one of our leading social and cultural historians comes a dazzling and original exploration of how, and why, we should... [more]

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Private Lives, Public History

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Private Lives, Public History

Anna Clark

History; History: theory & methods

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The past is consumed on a grand scale: popularised by television programs, enjoyed by reading groups, walking groups, historical... [more]

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The Prospect of Global History

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The Prospect of Global History

James Belich, John Darwin, Margret Frenz, Chris Wickham

History; Historiography; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Economic history

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The Prospect of Global History offers a new approach to the study of history, looking at the subject across a greater chronological... [more]

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From Herodotus to H-Net: The Story of Historiography

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From Herodotus to H-Net: The Story of Historiography

Jeremy Popkin (Professor, Professor, University of Kentucky)

History; Historiography; General & world history

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From Herodotus to H-Net provides a concise yet comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to clearly written and impressively... [more]

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Thucydides

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Thucydides

P. J. Rhodes

History: theory & methods; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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Thucydides was labelled the 'greatest historian that ever lived' by Macauley and no study of Classical Greece is complete... [more]

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Remaking History: The Past in Contemporary Historical Fictions

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Remaking History: The Past in Contemporary Historical Fictions

Jerome de Groot

History; History: theory & methods

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Remaking History considers the ways that historical fictions of all kinds enable a complex engagement with the past. Popular... [more]

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Other Pasts, Different Presents, Alternative Futures

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Other Pasts, Different Presents, Alternative Futures

Jeremy M. Black

History; Historiography; British & Irish history

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What if there had been no World War I or no Russian Revolution? What if Napoleon had won at Waterloo in 1815, or if Martin... [more]

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The Oxford History of Historical Writing, Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

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The Oxford History of Historical Writing, Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600...

Andrew Feldherr, Grant R. Hardy

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; Historiography; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Offers essays by leading scholars on the development and history of the major traditions of historical writing, including... [more]

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