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The Killing of History: How Literary Critics and Social Theorists Are Murdering Our Past
3.76
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The Rise and Fall of the French Revolution
3.00
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May 17, 2013
 
History in the Making: An Absorbing Look at How American History Has Changed in the Telling over the Last 200 Years
3.47
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Dec 12, 2007
 
The Idea of History
3.81
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Apr 12, 2012
 
The Historian's Craft: Reflections on the Nature and Uses of History and the Techniques and Methods of Those Who Write It.
3.98
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Jan 11, 2008
 
History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier
4.03
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Sep 2008
Sep 22, 2008
 
History on Trial: Culture Wars and the Teaching of the Past
3.46
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Oct 22, 2008
 
The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the Quest for a Global Nation
3.83
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Nov 24, 2008
 
Romancing the Past: The Rise of Vernacular Prose Historiography in Thirteenth-Century France
4.40
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Jan 31, 2012
 
Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Fraud American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis, and Goodwin
3.47
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Jan 09, 2012
 
Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice
3.31
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Oct 16, 2009
 
Early Drama, Art, And Music Documents: A Paleography Handbook (Early Drama, Art, And Music Monograph Series ; 20)
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Feb 23, 2011
 
Great Jobs for History Majors
2.50
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Sep 22, 2010
 
Possessing Nature: Museums, Collecting, and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy
4.23
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Dec 02, 2008
 
Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
4.24
Gave this a re-read after reading the quasi-sequel. For some reason the author is prone to overly embroidered language in the first few chapters, but ...more
Nov 14, 2009
Nov 15, 2009
 
Historians in the Middle Ages
4.50
Strongly recommended to anyone who plans to study the Middle Ages in depth, whether as a university student or as a hobby. An excellent overview of ma ...more
Apr 12, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Henry Adams and the Making of America
3.76
The chapter "Boston Historians" is an excellent one for those interested in the evolution of historical thought and methods.
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Dec 05, 2008
 
How to Study History
3.83
A little dated, but still very useful. History students of all kinds can benefit from this, but I'd say it's a must-read for grad students.
Jan 2003
Jul 23, 2013
 
Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts: Charting the Future of Teaching the Past (Critical Perspectives on the Past)
3.81
I was poking at my Amazon wishlist, and Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts came up as a "you might also be interested in this" recommendatio ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 10, 2008
 
Practicing History:  Selected Essays
3.96
I picked up this book at a book sale to fund a scholarship in memory of a professor who died recently. I can't remember if this is one I bought or if ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 01, 2007
 
The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily
3.80
It was a pleasant surprise to receive a hardcover copy of this book, rather than a paperback ARC as for Meltdown Iceland. As the years go by, I buy fe ...more
Nov 10, 2009
Oct 26, 2009
 
Mother of Demons
3.78
Maybe more like a 2.5. You may be wondering what this is doing on my history-craft-practice shelf, since it's fiction. The answer to that is that the ...more
Nov 26, 2009
Nov 26, 2009
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