all ebooks in category: Historiography (31)

Truth and History in the Ancient World: Pluralising the Past
English | December 6, 2016 | ISBN: 113883940X | PDF | 298 pages | 2.9 MB

This collection of essays investigates histories in the ancient world and the extent to which the producers and consumers of those histories believed them to …

The Past Is a Foreign Country - Revisited
English | ISBN: 0521851424, 0521616859 | 680 pages | EPUB | November 26, 2015 | 33 Mb

The past remains essential - and inescapable. A quarter-century after the publication of his classic account of man's attitudes to his past, David Lowenthal revisits …

Unsolved History: Investigating Mysteries of the Past
English | ISBN: 0813191378 | 2005 | EPUB | 192 pages | 3 MB

What constitutes historical truth is often subject to change. Joe Nickell demonstrates the techniques used in solving some of the world's most perplexing mysteries, such …

Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write and Think about History, 2 edition
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1444351400 | 224 pages | PDF | 1,2 MB

The second edition of Essaying the Past features a variety of updates and enhancements to further its standing as an indispensible resource to all aspects …

Children’s Voices from the Past
English | 2019 | ISBN: 3030118959 | 342 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This book explores a central methodological issue at the heart of studies of the histories of children and childhood. It questions how we understand the …

Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians: Texts in Translation, with Introductions and Notes
English | ISBN: 0415732328 | 2015 | 194 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which …

History and Causality
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1137372397 | 272 pages | PDF | 2 MB

This volume investigates the different attitudes of historians and other social scientists to questions of causality. It argues that historical theorists after the linguistic turn …

Writing the Holocaust: Identity, Testimony, Representation
English | ISBN: 0199206384 | January 18, 2007 | EPUB | 238 pages | 47.20 MB

Waxman examines the full history of Holocaust testimony, from the very first chroniclers confined to Nazi-enforced ghettos, to today's survivors writing as part of collective …

A Global History of Sexuality: The Modern Era (repost)
English | ISBN: 1405120487, 1405120495 | 2014 | 296 pages | PDF | 10 MB

A Global History of Sexuality provides a provocative, wide-ranging introduction to the history of sexuality from the late eighteenth century to the present day. Explores …

Zen and the Art of Local History (American Association for State and Local History)
English | December 19th, 2014 | ISBN: 1442226900, 1442226897 | 354 pages | EPUB | 1.34 MB

Zen and the Art of Local History is an engaging, interactive conversation that conveys the exciting nature of local history. Divided into six major themes: …