Author: J. M. Roberts
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: history, allen, lane, present, century, twentieth, penguin, world
Number of Pages: 928
Published: 2004-07-06
List price: $22.00
ISBN-10: 0140276319
ISBN-13: 9780140276312

Offering a dazzling overview of a turbulent century, The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century explores the dramatic events and underlying trends that made the twentieth century the most transformative in human history. Despite two devastating World Wars and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has increased significantly alongside a four-fold leap in population, women’s lives have been transformed, America has assumed undisputed political and cultural leadership, and China is now clearly awaiting its moment—J. M. Robert’s masterly overview, now upd

Authors:Linda Symcox, Arie Wilschut,
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Keywords: history, international, review, education, teaching, canon, standards, problem, national, future
Number of Pages: 332
Published: 2009-03-04
List price: $85.99
ISBN-10: 1593116691
ISBN-13: 9781593116699

A volume in International Review of History Education Series Editor Peter Lee, Rosalyn Ashby, Stuart Foster As educators in the United States and Europe develop national history standards for K-12 students, the question of what to do with national history canons is a subject of growing concern. Should national canons still be the foundation for the teaching of history? Do national canons develop citizenship or should they be modified to accommodate the new realities of globalization? Or should they even be discarded outright? These questions become blurred by the debates over preserving nation

Author: Louis Green
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: history, chronicles, cambridge, modern, century, studies, fourteenth, essay, interpretation, florentine, chronicle
Number of Pages: 188
Published: 2008-10-30
List price: $29.99
ISBN-10: 0521088380
ISBN-13: 9780521088381

In Florence in the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries, the essentially medieval values of the age of Dante were transformed into the intellectual attitudes characteristic of the early Renaissance. Mr Green examines this change as it was reflected in the works of the city’s vernacular chroniclers. These merchant historians evolved out of the traditional universal chronicle of the Middle Ages an embryonic form of the modern history, exemplified at the beginning of the fifteenth century by the Istoria di Firenze of Goro Dati. In the course of this transition from chronicle to history,

Authors:Louise A. Merriam, James Warren Oberly,
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Keywords: history, related, disciplines, select, american, bibliographies, writings, states, bibliography, new, united
Number of Pages: 227
Published: 1995-11-01
List price: $79.95
ISBN-10: 0719036887
ISBN-13: 9780719036880

This bibliography provides coverage of the books and articles produced in the early 1990s on the history of the United States. It is arranged into seven chronological divisions, starting with Native Americans before European contact and ending with the era of the Cold War and its aftermath. Each chronological division includes ten topical sub-divisions: general histories and anthologies; guides to sources; biography; family and demography; class, gender and society; religion, beliefs and ideas; work and enterprise; race and identity; space, movement and place; and the state and the public real

Author: James P. Henderson
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: history, economics, thought, routledge, economic, society, proceedings, state, perspectives
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 1997-09-18
List price: $180.00
ISBN-10: 0415133548
ISBN-13: 9780415133548

This collection explores emerging areas in the history of economics and provides a valuable insight into contemporary research in the field. The papers focus on four areas:* Science and Economics. Authors investigate how science is perceived and how its history is related, details early history of probability and examine ’cyberpunk’ - a science fiction genre that draws heavily on modern economic ideas* David Ricardo’s contribution to international trade theory. Texts by David Ricardo are re-examined to provide a framework for a more consistent and coherent interpretation of R

Authors:T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne,
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Keywords: history, irish, companion, vol, part, viii, ireland, volume, new, chronology
Number of Pages: 604
Published: 1983-01-27
List price: $199.00
ISBN-10: 0198217447
ISBN-13: 9780198217442

Consists of a chronology of Irish history which is unprecedented in scope, extending from the earliest times to the end of 1976, and in breadth of coverage, touching upon every aspect of Irish life for which dates can be given. A general introduction and introductions to individual sections discuss problems of dating, source-material, forms of names and technical forms.

Author: Mike Ashley
Publisher: Running Pre
Keywords: history, brief, british, present, alfred, kings, queens, royal
Number of Pages: 464
Published: 2002-12-23
List price: $15.95
ISBN-10: 0786711043
ISBN-13: 9780786711048

In one portable volume, A Brief History of British Kings and Queens offers a royal biographical A–Z, its pages lavish in details on all the rulers of the kingdoms within the British Isles, together with their wives or consorts, pretenders, usurpers, and regents, from Queen Boadicea of the early Britons to today’s Elizabeth II. This complete record of Britain’s kings and queens contains more than 1,000 monarchs and 2,000 years of fascinating history.
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