History - Historiography

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Histories and Fallacies: Problems Fac...

Carl R. Trueman

How do we know the stories told by historians are true? To what extent can we rely on their interpretations of the past?Histories and Fallacies is a primer on the conceptual and methodological problems in the discipline of history. Hi...

Published: Nov 2010

Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Con...

David Aaronovitch

A history so funny, so true, so scary, it's bound to be called a conspiracy. "Meticulous in its research, forensic in its reasoning, robust in its argument, and often hilarious in its debunking, Voodoo Histories is a highly en...

Published: Jan 2011

The Night Lives On: The Untold Storie...

Walter Lord

You might say that Walter Lord provoked the whole Titanic mania by interviewing dozens of survivors and fashioning their reminiscences into the classic non-fiction novel A Night to Remember, which was made into a 1958 film that heavil...

Published: Mar 1998

Writing History in the Global Era

Lynn Hunt

Leading historian Lynn Hunt rethinks why history matters in today's global world and how it should be written.Globalization is emerging as a major economic, cultural, and political force. In Writing History in the Global Era, historia...

Published: Aug 2015

Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses ...

Margaret MacMillan

Acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan explores here the many ways in which history affects us all. She shows how a deeper engagement with history, both as individuals and in the sphere of public debate, can help us understand ourselv...

Published: Jul 2010

The Use and Abuse of History

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

2015 Reprint of 1957 Second Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. First published in 1874, shortly after Bismarck's victory over France, this work attacks a specific ingr...

Published: Sep 2015

The Use and Abuse of History (Dover T...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

"While life needs the services of history, it must just as clearly be comprehended that an excess measure of history will do harm to the living," declares Friedrich Nietzsche in this cautionary polemic. The iconoclastic philosopher wa...

Published: Nov 2019

The Bones of Time

Liliane Richman

Like so many children of war, Liliane Richman grew up with a fractured past. Memories escaped her. As an adult Liliane began to feel the need to reconstruct her past, not only to understand the people she loved, but also to create a f...

Published: Apr 2016
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