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China Transformed
Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience
Bin Wong
"This bold, intellectually ambitious, and wholly original book challenges the way in which Western social science understands China. . . . It will set the standard for all future comparative and theoretical research on China."—Timothy Brook, Stanford...



The Future of the Holocaust
Between History and Memory
Berel Lang
In The Future of the Holocaust, Berel Lang continues his inquiry into the causal mechanisms of decision-making and conduct in Nazi Germany and into responses to the genocide by individuals and nations—an inquiry that he began in Act and Idea in the...



Democracy, Revolution, and History
The work of Barrington Moore, Jr., is one of the landmarks of modern social science. A distinguished roster of contributors here discusses the influence of his best-known work, Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy.



Writing Ancient History
Neville Morley
How do ancient historians pursue their craft? From the evidence of coins, pottery shards, remains of buildings, works of art, and, above all, literary texts—all of which have survived more or less accidentally from antiquity—they fashion works of...



Ammianus Marcellinus and the Representation of Historical Reality
Timothy D. Barnes
Barnes explores the historian's biases and personal prejudices, documenting seemingly intentional distortions and demonstrating that Ammianus advanced a pessimistic and anti-Christian interpretation of the Roman Empire.






The Foundation of Rome
Myth and History
Alexandre Grandazzi
At once a historical essay and a self-conscious meditation on the writing of history, The Foundation of Rome takes as its starting point a series of accounts of Rome's origins offered over the course of centuries. Alexandre Grandazzi places these...



Livy
Reconstructing Early Rome
Gary B. Miles



Walter Benjamin and the Demands of History
This book is the first to consider the presence of history and the question of historical practice in Walter Benjamin's work.



In the Land of Lady White Blood
Southern Thailand and the Meaning of History
Lorraine Gesick
An examination—through manuscripts preserved from the seventeenth century to the present—of the historical sensibilities and mindset of rural southern...



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