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Books on History > Historiography

  • 1.  

    Rethinking History

     By Keith Jenkins [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 655 596 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued History means many things to many people. But finding an answer to the question 'What is history?' is a task few feel equipped to answer nowadays. And yet, at the same time, history has never been more popular - whether in the press, on the television or at the movies....   more
  • 2.  

    Whos Bigger? : Where Historical Figures Really Rank

     By Steven Skiena , Charles Ward [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2013]
    Rs. 1,412 1,271 (10% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! Description: Is Hitler bigger than Napoleon? Washington bigger than Lincoln? Picasso bigger than Einstein? Quantitative analysts are rapidly finding homes in social and cultural domains, from finance to politics. What about history? In this fascinating book, Steve Skiena and Charles Ward bring quantitative analysis to bear on ranking and comparing...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2013
  • 3.  

    Politics in the Bible

     By Paul R Abramson [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 3,399 2,312 (32% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! Description: Politics in the Bible has a simple goal: to help readers think critically about how the Bible illuminates understanding of justice, leadership, and politics. Abramson argues that the Bible is a book that should be read even by those who do not believe it has any transcendent significance. One...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2011
  • 4.  

    The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism

     By Joyce Appleby [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 1,217 1,156 (5% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! This stunning achievement documents the unlikely development of capitalism. Told with grace, insight, and authority, "The Relentless Revolution" shows how this relatively recent economic mode became a global phenomenon. Description: "Splendid: the global history of capitalism in all its creative—and destructive—glory.”— The New York Times Book Review With its deep...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2011 Hardbound 2010
  • 5.  

    Fortunes of History: Historical Inquiry from Herder to Huizinga

     By Donald R Kelley [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2003]
    Rs. 1,605 1,525 (5% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: In Fortunes of History Donald R. Kelley offers an authoritative examination of historical writing during the "long nineteenth century"--the years from the French Revolution to those just after the First World War....   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2003
  • 6.  

    Historical Evidence and Argument

     By David Henige [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2006]
    Rs. 1,281 961 (25% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: Historians know about the past because they examine the evidence. But what exactly is evidence, how do historians know what it meansand how can we trust them to get it right? Historian David Henige tackles such questions of historical reliability head-on in his skeptical, unsparing, and acerbically witty Historical...   more
  • 7.  

    On Human Nature: A Gathering While Everything Flows, 1967- 1984

     By Kenneth Burke , William H Rueckert [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 4,173 3,130 (25% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: On Human Nature: A Gathering While Everything Flows brings together the late essays, autobiographical reflections, an interview, and a poem by the eminent literary theorist and cultural critic Kenneth Burke (1897-1993). Burke, author of Language as Symbolic Action, A Grammar of Motives, and Rhetoric of Motives, among other works,...   more
  • 8.  

    Last Rites

     By John Lukacs [Ebook, Adobe epub]
    Rs. 1,605 1,525 (5% OFF)
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2009 Unknown
  • 9.  

    Narrative Projections of a Black British History

     By Eva Ulrike Pirker [Ebook, Adobe epub]
    Rs. 8,025 7,222 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Since the mid-1990s, the black experience in Britain has begun to be renegotiated intensely, with a particular focus on history. This book is not a contribution to research in black British history, its events and developments, but to the historical culture surrounding this history. No book-length study has been devoted...   more
  • 10.  

    The Nature of History Reader

     By Keith Jenkins [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2004]
    Rs. 2,822 2,539 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: The question of what the nature of history is, is now a key issue for all students of history. It is now recognized by many that the past and history are different phenomena and that the way the past is actively historicized can be highly problematic and contested. Older...   more
  • 11.  

    The Oral History Reader

     By Robert Perks [Ebook, Adobe pdf 1997]
    Rs. 2,372 2,135 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: The Oral History Reader is an international anthology of the key writings about the theory, method and use of oral history. The collection covers key debates in the postwar development of oral history....   more
  • 12.  

    Procopius of Caesarea: Tyranny, History, and Philosophy at the End of Antiquity

     By Anthony Kaldellis [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 3,531 3,178 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: A major new study of the last great historian of classical antiquity. A major new study of the last great historian of classical antiquity....   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2004
  • 13.  

    Reading Primary Sources: The Interpretation of Texts from 19th and 20th Century History

     By Miriam Dobson [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2008]
    Rs. 2,565 2,308 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Adobe PDF eBook Rights: Copy not allowed. Print allowed for 20 selections within interval of 7 days Read aloud not allowed....   more
  • 14.  

    Refashioning Futures: Criticism After Postcoloniality

     By David Scott [Ebook, Microsoft reader desktop 2001]
    Rs. 960 912 (5% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: How can we best forge a theoretical practice that directly addresses the struggles of once-colonized countries, many of which face the collapse of both state and society in today's era of economic reform? David Scott argues that recent cultural theories aimed at "deconstructing" Western representations of the non-West have...   more
  • 15.  

    The View from Vesuvius: Italian Culture and the Southern Question

     By Nelson Moe [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 2,051 1,538 (25% OFF)
    Discontinued "This may well be the most complete and fascinating historical investigation of the myths and stereotypes through which European elites have observed and judged the south of Italy in the modern era."--Piero Bevilacqua, University of Rome "A tour de force exploration of how the idea of the south of Italy...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2006 Hardcover 2002
  • 16.  

    A Cultural History of Causality

     By Stephen Kern [Ebook, Adobe epub 2009]
    Rs. 1,915 1,532 (20% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued This pioneering work is the first to trace how our understanding of the causes of human behavior has changed radically over the course of European and American cultural history since 1830. Focusing on the act of murder, as documented vividly by more than a hundred novels including Crime and Punishment,...   more
    Other Editions: Ebook, Adobe pdf 2006
  • 17.  

    French Historians 1900- 2000: New Historical Writing in Twentieth- Century France

     By Philip Daileader , Philip Whalen [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 13,158 11,184 (15% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: French Historians 1900-2000: The New Historical Writing in Twentieth-Century France examines the lives and writings of 40 of France’s great twentieth-century historians. Blends biography with critical analysis of major works, placing the work of the French historians in the context of their life stories Includes contributions from over 30...   more
  • 18.  

    Is History Fiction?

     By Ann Curthoys , John Docker [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2010]
    Rs. 1,629 1,384 (15% OFF)
    Discontinued The relationship between history and fiction has always been a controversial one. Can we ever know that a historical narrative is giving us a true account of what actually happened? Provocative and fascinating, this book is an original and insightful examination of the ways in which history is – and...   more
  • 19.  

    Prophets of the Past

     By Michael Brenner , Steven Rendall [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 2,812 2,250 (20% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Description: Prophets of the Past is the first book to examine in depth how modern Jewish historians have interpreted Jewish history. Michael Brenner reveals that perhaps no other national or religious group has used their shared history for so many different ideological and political purposes as the Jews. He deftly...   more
    Other Editions: Ebook, Adobe pdf 2010
  • 20.  

    Provincializing Europe

     By Dipesh Chakrabarty [Ebook, Adobe epub 2001]
    Rs. 1,581 1,264 (20% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued Description: First published in 2000, Dipesh Chakrabarty's influential Provincializing Europe addresses the mythical figure of Europe that is often taken to be the original site of modernity in many histories of capitalist transition in non-Western countries. This imaginary Europe, Dipesh Chakrabarty argues, is built into the social sciences. The very...   more
    Other Editions: Ebook, Adobe pdf 2001
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