Understanding History: An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of History
by Jonathan Gorman
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press 1992
Number of pages: 137
Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? Of course there is much disagreement among professional historians about what happened in the past and how to explain it. But this incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.
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This is a concise textbook on New Zealand history, designed so it can be read by virtually anyone wanting to find out more about New Zealand history. The textbook covers the entire time span of human settlement in New Zealand.
by Robert Edward Anderson - McClure, Phillips & Co
Contents: Pre-Columbian Discoveries of America; Extinct Civilization of the Aztecs; American Archeology; Mexico before the Spanish Invasion; Arrival of the Spaniards; Cortes and Montezuma; Balboa and the Isthmus; Extinct Civilization of Peru; etc.
by Grant Rodwell - University of Adelaide Press
This text aims to illustrate how historical novels and their related genres may be used as an engaging learning strategy for student teachers in pre-service teacher education courses. The book examines the traditions in Australian historical fiction.
by Antony Adolf (ed.) - Center for Global Nonkilling
The surprise insight from Nonkilling History is that what did not happen explains why humanity lives today. This turns upside down understanding of history as the story of the victory of righteous human violence in struggles to satisfy human needs.