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Product Description: In The Magic of Concepts Rebecca E. Karl interrogates "the economic" as concept and practice as it was construed historically in China in the 1930s and again in the 1980s and 1990s. Separated by the Chinese Revolution and Mao's socialist experiments, each era witnessed urgent discussions about how to think about economic concepts derived from capitalism in modern China...read more

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9780822363101 | Duke Univ Pr, March 3, 2017, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In The Magic of Concepts Rebecca E.

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9780822363217 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, March 3, 2017), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In The Magic of Concepts Rebecca E.

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Product Description: Explores how politicians, screenwriters, activists, biographers, jurists, museum professionals, and reenactors portray the American Revolution.    The American Revolution is all around us. It is pictured as big as billboards and as small as postage stamps, evoked in political campaigns and car advertising campaigns, relived in museums and revised in computer games...read more

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9780814708163 | New York Univ Pr, January 23, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Explores how politicians, screenwriters, activists, biographers, jurists, museum professionals, and reenactors portray the American Revolution.

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9781479884100 | Reprint edition (New York Univ Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Explores how politicians, screenwriters, activists, biographers, jurists, museum professionals, and reenactors portray the American Revolution.

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Product Description: The exceptionally powerful Chinese women leaders of the late seventh and early eighth centuries―including Wu Zhao, the Taiping and Anle princesses, Empress Wei, and Shangguan Wan’er―though quite prominent in the Chinese cultural tradition, remain elusive and often misunderstood or essentialized throughout history...read more

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9780674970588 | Harvard Univ Council on East Asian, February 13, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The exceptionally powerful Chinese women leaders of the late seventh and early eighth centuries―including Wu Zhao, the Taiping and Anle princesses, Empress Wei, and Shangguan Wan’er―though quite prominent in the Chinese cultural tradition, remain elusive and often misunderstood or essentialized throughout history.

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Product Description: How can we take history seriously as real and relevant? Despite the hazards of politically dangerous or misleading accounts of the past, we live our lives in a great network of cooperation with other actors; past, present, and future...read more

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9781474260329 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: How can we take history seriously as real and relevant?

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Product Description: The exploits of Alexander the Great were so remarkable that for centuries after his death the Macedonian ruler seemed a figure more of legend than of history. Thinkers of the European Enlightenment, searching for ancient models to understand contemporary affairs, were the first to critically interpret Alexander’s achievements...read more
By Nicholas Elliott (trans)

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9780674659667 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The exploits of Alexander the Great were so remarkable that for centuries after his death the Macedonian ruler seemed a figure more of legend than of history.

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Product Description: Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.The Spring and Autumn is among the earliest surviving Chinese historical records, covering the period 722–479 BCE. It is a curious text: the canonical interpretation claims that it was composed by Confucius and embodies his moral judgments, but this view appears to be contradicted by the brief and dispassionate records themselves...read more

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9781438462998 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.

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Product Description: There is one critical way we honor great tragedies: by never forgetting. Collective remembrance is as old as human society itself, serving as an important source of social cohesion, yet as Jeffrey Andrew Barash shows in this book, it has served novel roles in a modern era otherwise characterized by discontinuity and dislocation...read more

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9780226399157 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 28, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: There is one critical way we honor great tragedies: by never forgetting.

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Product Description: The Concept of History reflects on the presuppositions behind the contemporary understanding of history that often remain implicit and not spelled out. It is a critique of the modern understanding of history that presents it as universal and teleological, progressively moving forward to an end...read more

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9781474269117 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 17, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The Concept of History reflects on the presuppositions behind the contemporary understanding of history that often remain implicit and not spelled out.

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Product Description: An illuminating collection of essays from the preeminent scholar of architectural history and theory One of the most distinguished scholars in the fields of architectural history and theory today, James Sloss Ackerman is best known for his work on Italian masters such as Palladio and Michelangelo...read more

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9780300218718 | Yale Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: An illuminating collection of essays from the preeminent scholar of architectural history and theory One of the most distinguished scholars in the fields of architectural history and theory today, James Sloss Ackerman is best known for his work on Italian masters such as Palladio and Michelangelo.

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Product Description: This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should testify or not toward nuanced understanding of the history of the practice and making the best out of its performance in the future...read more

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9781138690646 | Routledge, September 30, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century.

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Product Description: Throughout this book we discover what our idea of memory would be without the moving image. This thought provoking analysis examines how the medium has informed modern and contemporary models of memory. The book examines the ways in which cinematic optic procedures inform an understanding of memory processes...read more

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9781137365873 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 11, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Throughout this book we discover what our idea of memory would be without the moving image.

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Product Description: Gershom Scholem stands out among modern thinkers for the richness and power of his historical imagination. A work widely esteemed as his magnum opus, Sabbatai Ṣevi offers a vividly detailed account of the only messianic movement ever to engulf the entire Jewish world...read more

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9780691172095 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Gershom Scholem stands out among modern thinkers for the richness and power of his historical imagination.

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Product Description: Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in Indigenous Studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range. Written by a group of highly respected Indigenous Studies scholars from across an array of disciplines, this collection offers insight into the methodological approaches contributors take to research, and how these methods have developed in recent years...read more
By Jean M. O'Brien (editor)

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9781138823600 | Routledge, October 18, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in Indigenous Studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range.

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9781138823617 | Reprint edition (Routledge, October 18, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies is a synthesis of changes and innovations in methodologies in Indigenous Studies, focusing on sources over a broad chronological and geographical range.

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Product Description: Robert Rosenstone was among the first 'postmodern' historians, and remains one of the most renowned. In this honest, revealing and often funny memoir, he shows us how he got there and why. Adventures of a Postmodern Historian chronicles Rosenstone's research journeys over half a century...read more

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9781474274210 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Robert Rosenstone was among the first 'postmodern' historians, and remains one of the most renowned.

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9781474274227 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Robert Rosenstone was among the first 'postmodern' historians, and remains one of the most renowned.

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Product Description: Depictions of the Holocaust in history, literature, and film became a focus of intense academic debate in the 1980s and 1990s. Today, with the passing of the eyewitness generation and the rise of comparative genocide studies, the Holocaust’s privileged place not only in scholarly discourse but across Western society has been called into question...read more
By Todd Presner (editor)

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9780674970519 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Depictions of the Holocaust in history, literature, and film became a focus of intense academic debate in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Product Description: This book investigates the transnational dimensions of European cultural memory and how it contributes to the construction of new non-, supra, and post-national, but also national, memory narratives. The volume considers how these narratives circulate not only within Europe, but also through global interactions with other locations...read more
By Maria Mayr (editor)

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9783319391519 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 18, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book investigates the transnational dimensions of European cultural memory and how it contributes to the construction of new non-, supra, and post-national, but also national, memory narratives.

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Product Description: In Unspeakable Histories, William Guynn focuses on the sensation of encountering past events through film. Film is capable, he argues, of triggering moments of heightened awareness in which the barrier between the past and the present can fall and the reality of the past we thought lost can be momentarily rediscovered in its material being...read more

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9780231177962 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In Unspeakable Histories, William Guynn focuses on the sensation of encountering past events through film.

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9780231177979 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, September 13, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In Unspeakable Histories, William Guynn focuses on the sensation of encountering past events through film.

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Product Description: World War I was the biggest conflict in Irish history. More men served and more men died than in all the wars before or since that the Irish fought in. Often forgotten at home and written out of Irish history, the Irish soldiers and their regiments found themselves more honored in foreign fields...read more

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9781845888732 | History Pr Ltd, September 1, 2016, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: World War I was the biggest conflict in Irish history.

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Based on a detailed examination of specific aspects of Nazi propaganda, this book (originally published in 1983) enhances the understanding of National Socialism by revealing both its power and its limitations. The work tackles aspects of Nazi propaganda which had been neglected in the past, but together they demonstrate the disproportionate role assigned to propaganda in one of the most highly politicised societies in contemporary European history.
By David Welch (editor)

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9781138803947 | Routledge, August 19, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Based on a detailed examination of specific aspects of Nazi propaganda, this book (originally published in 1983) enhances the understanding of National Socialism by revealing both its power and its limitations.

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9781138803961 | Reprint edition (Taylor & Francis, September 1, 2016), cover price $46.95

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Product Description: When originally published in 1991, this book was the first systematic, detailed evaluation of the social structure of the Nazi Party in several regions of Germany during its so-called Kampfzeit phase. Based on extensive archival material, much of it left untouched since the end of the war until Detlef Mühlberger uncovered it, the book demonstrates that the Nazi Party and its major auxiliaries, the SA and the SS mobilized support which was remarkably heterogeneous in social terms...read more

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9781138803978 | Routledge, August 19, 2014, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: When originally published in 1991, this book was the first systematic, detailed evaluation of the social structure of the Nazi Party in several regions of Germany during its so-called Kampfzeit phase.

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9781138804326 | Reprint edition (Taylor & Francis, September 1, 2016), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: When originally published in 1991, this book was the first systematic, detailed evaluation of the social structure of the Nazi Party in several regions of Germany during its so-called Kampfzeit phase.

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Product Description: Representing the scholarship of historians who have largely based their findings on previously unpublished material, this volume (originally published in 1978) provides a critical and provocative assessment of many established opinions on significant themes related to the dramatic rise and development of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Movement...read more
By Peter D. Stachura (editor)

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9781138803367 | Routledge, August 19, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Representing the scholarship of historians who have largely based their findings on previously unpublished material, this volume (originally published in 1978) provides a critical and provocative assessment of many established opinions on significant themes related to the dramatic rise and development of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Movement.

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9781138803770 | Reprint edition (Taylor & Francis, September 1, 2016), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Representing the scholarship of historians who have largely based their findings on previously unpublished material, this volume (originally published in 1978) provides a critical and provocative assessment of many established opinions on significant themes related to the dramatic rise and development of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Movement.

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Product Description: The houses of history is a clear, jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians. This innovative critical reader provides accessible introductions to fourteen schools of thought, from the empiricist to the postcolonial, including chapters on Marxist history, Freud and psychohistory, the Annales, historical sociology, narrative, gender and history of the emotions among others...read more

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9780719096204 | 2 critical edition (Manchester Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The houses of history is a clear, jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians.

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9780719096211 | 2 critical edition (Manchester Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The houses of history is a clear, jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians.

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Product Description: The German navy’s experiences under the Third Reich are explored in depth in this comprehensive history (originally published in 1990) of the Kriegsmarine. The author draws on a wide range of sources to illuminate for the first time the crucial relationship between the naval officer corps, one of the traditional elites of Germany and the National Socialist Party...read more

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9781138803909 | Routledge, August 19, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The German navy’s experiences under the Third Reich are explored in depth in this comprehensive history (originally published in 1990) of the Kriegsmarine.
9780870217913 | Naval Inst Pr, May 1, 1990, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The German Navy's experiences under the Third Reich are explored in depth in this comprehensive history of the Kriegsmarine.

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9781138803916 | Reprint edition (Taylor & Francis, September 1, 2016), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: The German navy’s experiences under the Third Reich are explored in depth in this comprehensive history (originally published in 1990) of the Kriegsmarine.

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Product Description: This book offers an in-depth account of social media, journalism and collective memory through a five-year analysis of Weibo, a leading Chinese micro-blogging platform, and prism of transitional China in a globalizing world. How does society remember public events in the rapidly changing age of social media? Eileen Le Han examines how various kinds of public events are shared, debated, and their historical significance and worthiness of remembrance highlighted on Weibo...read more

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9781137598806 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 18, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book offers an in-depth account of social media, journalism and collective memory through a five-year analysis of Weibo, a leading Chinese micro-blogging platform, and prism of transitional China in a globalizing world.

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Product Description: The Ottoman Empire was more than a center of military and economic activity; it was a vivid and flourishing cultural realm. The artefacts and objects remaining from all corners of this vast empire tell us a great deal about the everyday concerns of the Ottomans...read more

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9781784530969 | I B Tauris & Co Ltd, August 30, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The Ottoman Empire was more than a center of military and economic activity; it was a vivid and flourishing cultural realm.

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