Category: Historical Studies

  • Voice and Vision: A Guide to Writing History and Other by Stephen J. Pyne

    By Stephen J. Pyne

    It has develop into standard nowadays to talk of "unpacking" texts. Voice and imaginative and prescient is a publication approximately packing that prose within the first position. This publication is in case you desire to comprehend the ways that literary issues can improve nonfiction writing. Stephen Pyne, an skilled and expert author himself, explores the numerous how you can comprehend what makes strong nonfiction, and explains how one can in attaining it. His suggestions and tips should be helpful to specialists in addition to newbies within the paintings of writing critical and scholarly nonfiction.
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  • Neuzeit: Das 19. Jahrhundert (Geschichte im Unterricht) by Werner Heil

    By Werner Heil

    Das "lange" 19. Jahrhundert steht im Mittelpunkt dieses Bandes. Die Französische Revolution, die Industrialisierung, die Zeit der Restauration, der Revolution von 1848, der deutschen Reichsgründung und der Erste Weltkrieg werden in diesem Band behandelt und auf der Grundlage des Kompetenzkonzepts didaktisch aufbereitet. Vorschläge zur Selbstevaluation und andere didaktische Methoden zeigen praxisorientiert, wie moderner Geschichtsunterricht die Neuzeit optimum vermitteln kann. Auch dieser Band legt wieder besonderes Gewicht auf das challenge der didaktischen Reduktion. Besondere, die Epoche kennzeichnende Inhalte werden ausgewählt und miteinander verknüpft und entsprechend aufbereitet. Das Buch bettet den Lehrstoff didaktisch in das Kompetenzentwicklungsmodell ein und zeigt so anschaulich, wie moderner, kompetenzorientierter Geschichtsunterricht aussehen kann.
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  • El bicentenario de la independencia de los países by Guzmán Carriquiry Lecour

    By Guzmán Carriquiry Lecour

    Sobre l. a. base de numerosas investigaciones y publicaciones historiográficas, este libro propone un juicio sintético sobre los criterios fundamentales para afrontar las actuales conmemoraciones y celebraciones del bicentenario. En él se recapitulan algunas hipótesis rectoras sobre aquella fase histórica para intentar plantear con claridad el legado que dejó los angeles independencia y las grandes tareas históricas que los pueblos latinoamericanos tienen que asumir en el presente y en el próximo futuro. «Se trata de un libro de historia, de Historia con mayúscula en l. a. cual el protagonista es el pueblo, los pueblos latinoamericanos. Pueblos que viven un presente que les exige compromiso con el pasado y el futuro: un pasado recibido para hacerlo crecer y transmitirlo a los que nos sucederán» (del prólogo del Cardenal Bergoglio) Guzmán Carriquiry es general practitioner en Derecho y Ciencias Sociales. Desde hace más de 35 años trabaja al servicio de l. a. Santa Sede, donde ha sido Subsecretario del Consejo Pontificio para los Laicos, y desde 2011 es secretario de los angeles Pontificia Comisión para América Latina por nombramiento de S.S. Benedicto XVI. Ha impartido cursos y conferencias en numerosas universidades y centros culturales. Sus publicaciones se centran en temas culturales, eclesiales e internacionales, especialmente en relación con Latinoamérica.
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  • Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge, and by Florencia E. Mallon,Gladys McCormick

    By Florencia E. Mallon,Gladys McCormick

    Decolonizing local Histories is an interdisciplinary assortment that grapples with the racial and ethnic politics of data construction and indigenous activism within the Americas. It analyzes the connection of language to energy and empowerment, and advocates for collaborations among neighborhood participants, students, and activists that prioritize the rights of local peoples to choose how their wisdom is used. The contributors—academics and activists, indigenous and nonindigenous, from disciplines together with background, anthropology, linguistics, and political science—explore the demanding situations of decolonization.

    These wide-ranging case stories think of how language, the legislation, and the archive have traditionally served as tools of colonialism and the way they are often creatively remodeled in developing autonomy. the gathering highlights issues of commonality and team spirit throughout geographical, cultural, and linguistic limitations and in addition displays deep differences among North and South. Decolonizing local Histories seems at local histories and narratives in an the world over comparative context, with the wish that foreign collaboration and knowing of neighborhood histories will foster new chances for indigenous mobilization and an more and more decolonized future.

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  • The History of Kuwait (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern by Michael S. Casey

    By Michael S. Casey

    The tiny kingdom of Kuwait grabbed the world's cognizance throughout the Gulf warfare, within which its normal petroleum source turned the envy of its neighboring nation of Iraq. yet Kuwait's historical past is going again lengthy sooner than any oil used to be stumbled on, again to Mesopotamian settlements as early as 3000 BCE. perfect for top tuition scholars in addition to common readers, History of Kuwait deals a entire examine how this type of small nation may, basically, rule the area with only one usual source. From sheikhdom to British protectorate to independence to invasion, Kuwait's historical past is lengthy and wealthy with tradition. Michael S. Casey demonstrates how this center jap gem has grown during the centuries.

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  • Nazi Propaganda (RLE Nazi Germany & Holocaust): The Power by David Welch

    By David Welch

    Based on a close exam of particular features of Nazi propaganda, this ebook (originally released in 1983) complements the certainty of nationwide Socialism by way of revealing either its strength and its boundaries. The paintings tackles points of Nazi propaganda which were overlooked some time past, yet jointly they reveal the disproportionate function assigned to propaganda in a single of the main hugely politicised societies in modern eu background.

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  • Discovering History in China: American Historical Writing on by Paul Cohen,Paul A Cohen

    By Paul Cohen,Paul A Cohen

    Since its first e-book, Paul A. Cohen's Discovering historical past in China has occupied a unique position in American China scholarship. Translated into 3 East Asian languages, the amount has develop into necessary to the examine of China from the early 19th century to this day.

    Cohen evaluations the paintings of major postwar students and is principally adamant approximately no longer examining China during the lens of Western historical past. To this finish, he uncovers the powerful ethnocentric bias pervading the 3 significant conceptual frameworks of yankee scholarship of the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties: the impact-response, modernization, and imperialism techniques. as opposed to those, Cohen favors a ""China-centered"" technique within which historians comprehend chinese language historical past by itself phrases, paying shut cognizance to chinese language historic trajectories and chinese language perceptions in their difficulties, instead of a suite of expectancies derived from Western historical past. In a big new advent, Cohen displays on his fifty-year profession as a historian of China and discusses significant contemporary traits within the box. even though a few of these advancements problem a narrowly conceived China-centered technique, insofar as they allow extra balanced comparisons among China and the West and recast the chinese language and their historical past in additional human, much less unique phrases, they powerfully verify the imperative thrust of Cohen's work.

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  • World History: Journeys from Past to Present - VOLUME 2: by Candice Goucher,Linda Walton

    By Candice Goucher,Linda Walton

    World background: trips from previous to Present makes use of universal subject matters to provide an built-in and accomplished survey of human heritage from its origins to the current day. via weaving jointly thematic and local views in coherent chronological narratives, Goucher and Walton remodel the overpowering sweep of the human previous right into a really worldwide tale that's suitable to the modern problems with our time.

    Revised and up-to-date all through, the second one variation of this leading edge textbook combines transparent chronological development with thematically targeted chapters. during this quantity, chapters are divided into 3 elements as follows:

     PART four. BRIDGING WORLDS (1300-1800 CE)

    PART five. reworking LIVES (1500-1900)

    PART 6. FORGING an international neighborhood (1800- current)

    The increased new version boasts a powerful full-color layout with a number of illustrations, maps and first resource excerpts built-in all through. bankruptcy starting timelines offer context for the cloth forward, whereas finish of bankruptcy questions and annotated extra assets supply scholars with the instruments for autonomous examine. every one bankruptcy and half boasts introductory and precis essays that specify and advisor the reader in comprehending the proper theme.

    In addition, the better half web site deals a variety of assets together with an interactive ancient timeline, an essential examine abilities part for college kids, counsel for educating and studying thematically, and PowerPoint slides, lecture fabric and dialogue questions in a password secure zone for teachers. This textbook offers a simple advent for all scholars of worldwide historical past, whereas while incorporating the thematic views that inspire serious considering, hyperlink to globally appropriate modern concerns, and stimulate extra study.


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  • The Structure of Cuban History: Meanings and Purpose of the by Louis A. Pérez Jr.

    By Louis A. Pérez Jr.

    during this expansive and contemplative heritage of Cuba, Louis A. Perez Jr. argues that the country's reminiscence of the previous served to rework its unfinished nineteenth-century liberation venture right into a twentieth-century progressive metaphysics. the right of nationwide sovereignty that used to be expected because the final result of Spain's defeat in 1898 was once seriously compromised through the U.S. army intervention that instantly undefined. To many Cubans it appeared nearly as though the recent country have been overtaken by means of one other country's historical past.
    reminiscence of thwarted independence and aggrievement--of the promise of sovereignty ever receding into the future--contributed to the improvement within the early republic of a political tradition formed by means of aspirations to meet the nineteenth-century promise of liberation, and it was once crucial to the declare of the revolution of 1959 because the triumph of historical past. during this capstone ebook, Perez discerns within the Cuban prior the promise that decisively formed the nature of Cuban nationality.

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