Perspectives from the Past Book

Perspectives from the Past


  • Author : James M. Brophy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2020-02-14
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  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393418723

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Perspectives from the Past Book Description :

A rich, relevant collection of primary sources at an exceptional value

Perspectives from the Past Book

Perspectives from the Past


  • Author : James M Bophy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 537
  • ISBN 10 : 0393265390

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Perspectives from the Past Book Description :

Placing value in perspective a rich primary source collection at a truly exceptional value."

Western Civilization  Volume 2 and Perspectives from the Past Book

Western Civilization Volume 2 and Perspectives from the Past


  • Author : James M. Brophy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 0393573540

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Western Civilization Volume 2 and Perspectives from the Past Book Description :

A storytelling approach that engages students with features to help them master core content, think critically, and make connections.

Famine Demography Book

Famine Demography


  • Author : Professor of Population and Development Tim Dyson, M.
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 0199251916

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Famine Demography Book Description :

This book deals with the important subject of famine demography. Drawing together case studies of famines in the historical past and more recent times it tries to answer questions such as: To what extent did famines control human population growth in the past? Who dies most in famines? What are the principal causes of famine mortality? When do people die in famines? And what factors influence the volume of famine mortality? The implications of famines for humanfertility and migration are also investigated.

Bringing Back the Past Book

Bringing Back the Past


  • Author : Archaeological Survey of Canada
  • Publisher : Archaeological Survey of Canada
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000056876604

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Bringing Back the Past Book Description :

This book is the first to document & analyze the development of archaeology as a Canadian governmental, academic, private, and indigenous enterprise. An introduction reviews development of Canadian archaeology, its physical/climatic and ideological influences, the importance of individuals, gender issues, restructuring the discipline, and participation of First Nations. The remainder of the book contains essays arranged in four parts covering the following: important archaeologists; institutions involved in archaeology; the history of archaeology in various regions of Canada; and recent developments in archaeology, such as the archaeological consulting industry and the involvement of Aboriginal peoples in their own archaeology.

Past Perspectives Book

Past Perspectives


  • Author : John David Smart
  • Publisher : CUP Archive
  • Release Date : 1986-01-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 0521266254

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Past Perspectives Book Description :

The ten papers which make up this volume were originally presented at a conference on 'The Greek and Roman Historians', held at the University of Leeds in 1983. Some of the articles investigate in detail the assumptions, prejudices and methods which were brought to their works by writers as separate in time as Herodotus and Ammianus, as opposed in outlook as Thucydides and Dionysius, or as different in practical approach as Xenophon, Plutarch and Tacitus. Other papers, more wide-ranging in scope, examine respectively the validity of the traditions about early Rome, the function of historical writing in Rome of the second and first centuries BC, and the contemporary and later source material for the Caesarian tyrannicides. In an Epilogue the editors discuss the main themes which emerge from the collection.

Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts Book

Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts


  • Author : Derryl N MacLean
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748656097

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Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts Book Description :

Focuses on moments in world history when cosmopolitan ideas and actions pervaded specific Muslim societies and cultures, exploring the tensions between regional cultures, isolated enclaves and modern nation-states.

World History Book

World History


  • Author : D. C. Heath
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 940
  • ISBN 10 : 066925598X

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The Future Past of Tourism Book

The Future Past of Tourism


  • Author : Ian Yeoman
  • Publisher : Channel View Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-12-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 311
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845417093

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The Future Past of Tourism Book Description :

This book offers a critical account of the historical evolution of tourism through the identification and discussion of key turning points. Based on these considerations, future turning points are identified and evaluated. The volume provides a continuum between the past and future of tourism. Its central themes are the globalisation of tourism; the development of destinations; the importance of mobility and transport; the development of the modern hotel; the diversification of niche tourism and the conceptualisation of the past and future of tourism using the evolutionary paradigm in future studies. The core findings of the book provide the first perspective on how the history of tourism will shape its future.

The Silent Past and the Invisible Present Book
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The Silent Past and the Invisible Present


  • Author : Paul Renn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 10 : 9780415898584

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The Silent Past and the Invisible Present Book Description :

Drawing on research in the fields of cognitive and developmental psychology, attachment, trauma, and neuroscience, as well as 20 years in forensic and private practice, Paul Renn deftly illustrates the ways in which this research may be used to inform an integrated empirical/hermeneutic model of clinical practice. He suggests that silent, invisible processes derived from the past maintain non-optimal ways of experiencing and relating in the present, and that a neuroscience understanding of the dynamic nature of memories, and of the way in which the implicit and explicit memory systems operate and interact, is salient to a concomitant understanding of trauma, personality development, and therapeutic action. Specifically, Renn argues that an intersubjective psychodynamic model can use the power of an emotionally meaningful therapeutic relationship to gradually facilitate both relational and neurological changes in patients with trauma histories. Taken as a whole, these themes reflect a paradigmatic shift in psychoanalytic thinking about clinical work and the process of change.

Living Standards in the Past Book

Living Standards in the Past


  • Author : Robert C. Allen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2005-03-24
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199280681

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Living Standards in the Past Book Description :

Why did Europe experience industrialisation and modern economic growth before China, India or Japan? This is one of the most fundamental questions in Economic History and one that has provoked intense debate. The main concern of this book is to determine when the gap in living standards between the East and the West emerged. The established view, dating back to Adam Smith, is that the gap emerged long before the Industrial Revolution, perhaps thousands of years ago. While this viewhas been called into question - and many of the explanations for it greatly undermined - the issue demands much more empirical research than has yet been undertaken. How did the standard of living in Europe and Asia compare in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? The present book proposes ananswer by considering evidence of three sorts. The first is economic, focusing on income, food production, wages, and prices. The second is demographic, comparing heights, life expectancy and other demographic indicators. The third combines the economic and demographic by investigating the demographic vulnerability to short-term economic stress.The contributions show the highly complex and diverse pattern of the standard of living in the pre-industrial period. The general picture emerging is not one of a great divergence between East and West, but instead one of considerable similarities. These similarities not only pertain to economic aspects of standard of living but also to demography and the sensitivity to economic fluctuations. In addition to these similarities, there were also pronounced regional differences within the East andwithin the West - regional differences that in many cases were larger than the average differences between Europe and Asia. This clearly highlights the importance of analysing several dimensions of the standard of living, as well as the danger of neglecting regional, social, and household specificdifferences when assessing the level of well-being in the past.

Western Civilizations Book

Western Civilizations


  • Author : Joshua Cole
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2020-01-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 880
  • ISBN 10 : 0393419029

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Western Civilizations Book Description :

Used by more than a million students since its original publication, Western Civilizations became the leading text for the course by combining historical scholarship with classroom innovation. Master scholars/teachers Joshua Cole and Carol Symes enhance coverage of the West in a global context with a new focus on migration and nationalism. Dynamic digital resources, including award-winning InQuizitive activities and new History Skills Tutorials for every chapter, guide students from basic understanding basics to analysis and interpretation.

Right Wing Radicalism Today Book

Right Wing Radicalism Today


  • Author : Sabine von Mering
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-19
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134121380

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Right Wing Radicalism Today Book Description :

This book highlights recent developments in the radical right providing comparative analysis of current extremist activity in Eastern and Western Europe and the United States. It reveals the growing amount of connections and continuities of rightwing movements and ideologies across national borders. Subjects covered include: Who joins radical right parties and why? Recent developments in parties in Eastern & Western Europe The transatlantic cross-fertilisation of ideological perspectives How the US extreme-right has changed since the emergence of the Tea Party movement This will be essential reading for all students and scholars within an interest in the contemporary radical right and extremism.

Culture  Heritage and Representation Book

Culture Heritage and Representation


  • Author : Steve Watson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351946780

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Culture Heritage and Representation Book Description :

The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the memorialization of events. However, despite the central role of 'the visual' in these contexts, it has been largely neglected in heritage literature. This edited collection is the first to explore the production, use and consumption of visual imagery as an integral part of heritage. Drawing on case studies from around the world, it provides a multidisciplinary analysis of heritage representations, combining complex understandings of the 'visual' from a wide range of disciplines, including heritage studies, sociology and cultural studies perspectives. In doing so, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the theoretical and methodological tools necessary for understanding visual imagery within its cultural context.

Appropriating the Past Book

Appropriating the Past


  • Author : Geoffrey Scarre
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-12
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521196062

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Appropriating the Past Book Description :

An international and multidisciplinary team addresses significant ethical questions about the rights to access, manage and interpret the material remains of the past.

The New American History Book

The New American History


  • Author : JANET A. FLAMMANG
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 397
  • ISBN 10 : 1566395526

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The New American History Book Description :

Originally released in 1990, The New American Historyedited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner, has become an indispensable volume for teachers and students. In essays that chart the shifts in interpretation within their fields, some of our most prominent American historians survey the key works and themes in the scholarship of the last three decades. Along with substantially revised essays from the first edition, this volume presents three entirely new ones - on intellectual history, the history of the West, and the histories of the family and sexuality. The second edition of The New American Historyreflects, in Foner's words, "the continuing vitality and creativity of the study of the past, how traditional fields are being expanded and redefined even as new ones are created." Author note: Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books, including Reconstruction, 1863-1877which was awarded the Bancroft Prize.

Care in the Past Book

Care in the Past


  • Author : Lindsay Powell
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release Date : 2016-11-30
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785703362

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Care in the Past Book Description :

Care-giving is an activity that has been practiced by all human societies. From the earliest societies through to the present, all humans have faced choices regarding how people in positions of dependency are to be treated. As such, care-giving, and the form it takes, is a central experience of being a human and one that is culturally mediated. Archaeology has tended to marginalise the study of care, and debates surrounding our ability to recognise it within the archaeological record have often remained implicit rather than a focus of discussion. These 12 papers examine the topic of care in past societies and specifically how we might recognise the provision of care in archaeological contexts and to open up an inter-disciplinary conversation, including historical, bioarchaeological, faunal and philosophical perspectives. The topic of ‘care’ is examined through three different strands: the provision of care throughout the life course, namely that provided to the youngest and oldest members of a society; care-giving and attitudes towards impairment and disability in prehistoric and historic contexts, and the role of animals as both recipients of care and as tools for its provision.