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Cruise Through History: Itinerary 1 - London to Rome

by Sherry Hutt Digby Creations (September 04, 2014)

Cruise through History is a collection of short stories grouped by the sequence of many popular cruise itineraries, rather than by country, or period of history. An enjoyable cruise itinerary, particularly for...


The Oral History Manual

by Barbara W. Sommer & Mary Kay Quinlan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 16, 2009)

The Oral History Manual grounds oral historians in the practice of oral history, taking the reader through the entire process, from the idea for a project through the completed, archived interviews.


The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman: Texts and Interpretations of Twenty Great Speeches

by David Lowenthal Lexington Books (February 09, 2012)

The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches...


History of Oral History: Foundations and Methodology

by Leslie Roy Ballard, Lois E. Myers, Thomas L. Charlton & Rebecca Sharpless et al. AltaMira Press (April 09, 2007)

Part I and II of Handbook of Oral History, now available in paper for classroom use.


Thinking about Oral History: Theories and Applications

by Rebecca Sharpless, Lois E. Myers, Thomas L. Charlton & Richard Candida Smith et al. AltaMira Press (October 15, 2007)

Part III and IV of Handbook of Oral History, now available in paper for classroom use.


Lies They Teach in School

by Herb Reich Skyhorse (May 01, 2012)

It is a cliché that history is written by the victors, but what we accept as history is replete with stories of great men and events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did....


The U.S. Constitution And Fascinating Facts About It

by Terry L. Jordan Oak Hill Publishing Company (May 01, 2012)

In The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts About It you'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence–and much more! You'll find interesting insights...


Toward the Visualization of History: The Past as Image

by Mark Moss Lexington Books (June 19, 2008)

This book discusses the impact of visuals on the study of history by examining visual culture and the future of print, providing an analysis of photography, film, television, and computer culture. The author...


The Constitution in Crisis

by House Democratic Judiciary Committee Staff, John Conyers & Elizabeth Holtzman Skyhorse (April 17, 2007)

The Republican-led Congress has been notoriously slow to investigate the current Republican administration. For that reason, Representative Conyers of Michigan commissioned his staff to put together the report...


English History: People, places and events that built a country (Collins Little Books)

by Robert Peal Collins (October 04, 2018)

From prehistoric England, Stonehenge and the Romans to modern times, discover the people, places and events that built a country. A concise but comprehensive guide to English history and how England has come...


One Room

by Gail L. Jenner TwoDot (October 01, 2018)

A fond recollection of the West’s one-room school houses, this book celebrates an American institution with stories of heroism and perseverance. Illustrated with archival images of classrooms and students,...


The Oral History Manual

by Barbara W. Sommer & Mary Kay Quinlan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2018)

The Oral History Manual is designed to help anyone interested in doing oral history research to think like an oral historian. Recognizing that oral history is a research methodology, the authors define oral...


The Themes That Bind Us

by Gretchen Oltman, Johnna L. Graff & Cynthia Wood Maddux Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2018)

Teaching U.S. Supreme Court cases can be a daunting task for any social studies teacher, but this book can ease that process. Carefully aligned with the NCSS’ Ten Themes, this teacher’s guide provides thirty-two...


Contemplating Historical Consciousness

by Anna Clark & Carla L. Peck Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of new empirical research into representations of the past and the conditions of their production, prompting claims that we have entered a new era in which...


From the Cast-Iron Shore

by Francis Oakley University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2018)

From the Cast-Iron Shore is part personal memoir and part participant-observer’s educational history. As president emeritus at Williams College in Massachusetts, Francis Oakley details its progression from...


All Things History

by Jane C. Flinn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2018)

On July 1, 1941, the world’s first television commercial aired on NBC advertising what?

What sport was once called “battledore”?

Which president made his millions as a geologist, traveling the world as an...


Empathy and History

by Tyson Retz Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Since empathy first emerged as an object of inquiry within British history education in the early 1970s, scholars have produced a rich literature concerning the concept's influence on the teaching and learning...


How to Read a History Book

by Marshall T. Poe Zero Books (January 26, 2018)

A deconstruction of the modern history book as artifact, How to Read a History Book explains who writes history books, how the writers are trained, and why they write them. It also discusses genre, bias (political...


Beyond the Trenches – The Social and Cultural Impact of the Great War

by Elzbieta Katarzyna Dzikowska, Agata G. Handley & Piotr Zawilski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 10, 2017)

This collection of articles is the outcome of extensive investigations into archival materials, concerning the involvement of various nations in the Great War. The authors analyse the wartime experiences of...


History of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth

by Urszula Augustyniak & Iwo Hryniewicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 30, 2015)

The book presents an outline of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from the 16th to the 18th century and offers a view of the realities of political life, organization of the judiciary, the economy, coexistence...


Barbarian Europe

by Karol MODZELEWSKI, Ewa Macura & Elena Rozbicka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

European culture has been greatly influenced by the Christian Church and Greek and Roman culture. However, the peoples of Europe’s remote past, whom the Greeks, Romans, and their medieval heirs called the...


Beyond the Classroom

by Anna Larsson & Björn Norlin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 16, 2014)

The research on educational history has traditionally focused on its institutional, political and pedagogical aspects, more or less habitually analyzing schooling as a top-down, adult-controlled phenomenon....


History as Knowledge

by Niklas Ammert Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

What do you know when you know something about history? What is important to know and how do you learn? Adolescents encounter history everywhere: at school, in the family, in media and society. But how do adolescents...


Ideologies and Forms of Leisure and Recreation in Victorian Manchester

by Beata Kiersnowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 21, 2017)

This book analyses certain ideologies which governed the middle class’ hegemonic approach to leisure in Victorian Manchester. The study presents different forms of leisure, recreation and entertainment in...


Temporary Croatization of Parts of Eastern Slovenia between the Sixteenth and Nineteenth Century

by Boris Golec Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 14, 2017)

This book analyzes the reasons for the emergence and extinction of the Croatian name in four Slovene border regions. The author uses comparative methods and a broad spectrum of sources. In the early Modern Age,...


inklings – Jahrbuch fuer Literatur und Aesthetik

by Klaudia Seibel & Dieter Petzold Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 20, 2017)

«Inklings» nannte sich eine Gruppe von Schriftstellern und Geisteswissenschaftlern in Oxford, deren bekannteste Mitglieder J.R.R. Tolkien und C.S. Lewis waren. Die Inklings-Gesellschaft e.V. widmet sich seit...


American Responses to the Holocaust

by Hans Krabbendam & Derek Rubin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 15, 2017)

This collection puts the topic of Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies in a new American Studies perspective. This perspective compares the similarities and differences in responses and their transatlantic interaction....


Unequal Friendship

by Antoni Maczak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 15, 2017)

This book analyzes the patron-client relationship over both space and time. It covers such areas of the globe as Europe, Africa and Latin America, and such periods in time as ancient Rome, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century...


Leap into Modernity – Political Economy of Growth on the Periphery, 1943–1980

by Adam Leszczynski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 09, 2017)

This book describes struggles of different countries and their development after World War II. It presents a panorama of different ideologies of accelerated development, which dominated the world just before...


The United States Immigration Policy and Immigrants’ Responses

by Agnieszka Malek & Dorota Praszalowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 18, 2017)

The contributions in this book focus on U.S. migration policies, receiving society, ethnic communities and return migration. The authors analyze various aspects of migratory history ranging from the nineteenth...


Through the Back Door

by Jerzy Kochanowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 01, 2017)

This book analyzes the history of the black market in Poland before the 1940s and the development of black-market phenomena in post-war Poland. The author evaluates the interrelation between black-market phenomena...


Intermarriage in Transylvania, 1895–2010

by Ioan Bolovan & Luminita Dumanescu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 29, 2017)

This book reconstructs the perceptions about mixed marriages across generations, starting from a detailed analysis of the statistical background and a description of this phenomenon in the historical past, and...


Radical Unions in Europe and the Future of Collective Interest Representation

by Heather Connolly, Lefteris Kretsos & Craig Phelan Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 14, 2014)

This book analyses contemporary trends in radical unionism in Europe. It contains nine country case-studies that probe the limits and possibilities of trade union renewal with a focus on radical activity. The...


Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

by Gregory Hulsman & Caoimhe Whelan Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 16, 2016)

This collection offers a range of interdisciplinary viewpoints on the occupation of space and theories of place in Britain and Ireland throughout the medieval and early modern periods. It considers space in...


Transnational Revolutionaries

by David Doolin Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 18, 2015)

The organization of several thousand Irish American men into a military outfit, which then attempted to invade Canada from within the United States, is a significant historical event that remains largely unexplored...


The Vanished Musicians

by Albrecht Dümling & Diana K. Weekes Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 15, 2016)

About 9,000 Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany settled in Australia between 1933 and 1945, a small fraction of the hundreds of thousands who fled. Although initially greeted with a mixed reception as «enemy...


Hybrid Identities

by Flocel Sabaté Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 07, 2014)

This book dissiminates a selected collection of research texts from the Congress Hybrid Identities, held in 2011 in the Institute for Research into Identities and Society (University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain)....


Interrogating (Hi)stories

by Audrey Lingley Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

In Interrogating (Hi)stories, Audrey Lingley uses a critical constructivist perspective to problematize the absence of the spiritual dimension of human growth from pedagogical models that emphasize responsiveness...


Reframing the History of Family and Kinship: From the Alps towards Europe

by Dionigi Albera, Luigi Lorenzetti & Jon Mathieu Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 02, 2016)

Over the past few years, the cross-disciplinary field of research devoted to family and kinship history in Europe has seen the emergence of an important stream of studies developing wide-ranging comparative...


A Global History of Historical Demography

by Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan & Sølvi Sogner Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 31, 2016)

At the XXIst World Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS/CISH) in 2010 in Amsterdam, the International Commission for Historical Demography (ICHD) decided to write an overview...


Cheese Manufacturing in the Twentieth Century

by Rita Maria Michela d'Errico, Claudio Besana & Renato Ghezzi Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 30, 2017)

Since the end of the nineteenth century the dairy sectors of some industrialised European and American countries have experienced a phase of growth that took place at a different rate and in a different manner...


L’Europe et la question énergétique

by Alain Beltran, Éric Bussière & Giuliano Garavini Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 09, 2016)

Au-delà des deux dates charnières de 1973 et 1979, il importe de considérer les évolutions qui ont touché l’Europe de l’ouest comme des mutations nécessaires dans un monde de moins en moins bipolaire....


Secularism, Education, and Emotions

by Yair Seltenreich Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 04, 2015)

Secularism, Education, and Emotions: Cultural Tensions in Hebrew Palestine (1882–1926) aims to explore the sources of secularism, its social and emotional significances, its various expressions, and its thorny...


Henry Chauncey

by Norbert Elliot Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 30, 2010)

A leader in twentieth-century education, Henry Chauncey (1905–2002) introduced large-scale assessment into the lives of individual Americans. This first full-length educational biography examines Chauncey’s...


Irish Education and Catholic Emancipation, 1791–1831

by Brian Fleming Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (July 27, 2017)

The restrictions applied to Catholics in the early eighteenth century to curtail their political and economic power in Ireland were gradually removed by the British government in response to changing circumstances....


Memories of the Future

by Stephen Wilson & Deborah Jaffé Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (May 31, 2017)

What is a memory of the future? Is it a myth, a fiction of a severed arm, a post-human debate or a broken time machine? In an increasingly insecure future-world there is an urgency to consider and debate these...


Theories of Dynamic Cosmopolitanism in Modern European History

by Georg Cavallar Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (April 28, 2017)

It is often assumed that cosmopolitan thinkers since the Renaissance have simply adopted and refined concepts from classical antiquity. This study argues that modern European cosmopolitanism should be perceived...


A Land on the Threshold

by Hannes Obermair & Georg Grote Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (May 26, 2017)

Among the many commemorations of World War I, little was made of the 100th anniversary of the secret Treaty of London between Italy and the Western War Allies in April 1915, which sealed the fate of South Tyrol...


Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory

by Marguérite Corporaal, Christopher Cusack & Ruud van den Beuken Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (February 15, 2017)

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars across a variety of disciplines, including history, literature, theatre, photography and folklore, and generates...


The English Protestant Churches since 1770

by Kenneth Hylson-Smith Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (December 31, 2016)

This book aims to describe and analyse the political and social thinking, attitudes and actions of the English Protestant churches since the late eighteenth century. It focuses in particular on how they have...