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History: Concepts,Theories and Practice


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History on Film/Film on History

History on Film/Film on History

3rd Edition

Robert A. Rosenstone
August 08, 2017

History on Film/Film on History has established itself as a classic treatise on the historical film and its role in bringing the past to life. In the third edition of this widely acclaimed text, Robert A. Rosenstone argues that to leave history films out of the discussion of the meaning of the past...

History Meets Fiction

History Meets Fiction

1st Edition

Beverley C. Southgate
October 15, 2009

Is history factual, or just another form of fiction? Are there distinct boundaries between the two, or just extensive borderlands? How do novelists represent historians and history?   The relationship between history and fiction has always been contentious and sometimes turbulent, not least...

Time, Religion and History

Time, Religion and History

1st Edition

William Gallois
September 18, 2007

What is time? How does our sense of time lead us to approach the world? How did the peoples of the past view time? This book answers these questions through an investigation of the cultures of time in Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism and the Australian Dreamtime. It argues that our...

Class Struggles

Class Struggles

1st Edition

Dennis L. Dworkin
December 06, 2006

In the 1960s and 1970s the study of history and sociology was heavily influenced by Marxism and theories of class. But the collapse of Communism and significant changes in culture and society threw the study of class into crisis. Its most basic premises were called into question. More recently...

Imperialism and Postcolonialism

Imperialism and Postcolonialism

1st Edition

Barbara Bush
June 22, 2006

This account of imperialism explores recent intellectual, theoretical and conceptual developments in imperial history, including interdisciplinary and post-colonial perspectives. Exploring the links between empire and domestic history, it looks at the interconnections and comparisons between empire...

The New History

The New History

1st Edition

Alun Munslow
November 13, 2003

The notion of 'history' has always been one strenuously debated by both academics and the wider population. This deeply provocative re-thinking of our engagement with the past by one of the world's leading post-modern historians takes that debate one step further. Alun Munslow re-assesses history...

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