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Recent Themes in Military History
Language: en
Pages: 141
Authors: Donald A. Yerxa
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

"This collection of forums, interviews, and individual essays drawn from Historically Speaking provides contrasting views on such topics in military history as the existence and function of military revolutions in the past and present, the experience of soldiering and combat, the particularly violent and gruesome nature of twentieth-century warfare, and
Revolutions in World History
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Michael D. Richards, Michael D. (Sweet Briar College Richards, Virginia USA)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This broad comparative survey traces the origins, developments, and outcomes of revolutions, starting with the English Revolutions in the 17th century, and going on to the Mexican, Russian, Vietnamese and Iranian Revolutions.
The Consolations of History: Themes of Progress and Potential in Richard Wagner’s Gotterdammerung
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Alexander H. Shapiro
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-16 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book on Richard Wagner’s compelling but enigmatic masterpiece Götterdämmerung, the final opera of his monumental Ring tetralogy, Alexander H. Shapiro advances an ambitious new interpretation which uncovers intriguing new facets to the work’s profound insights into the human condition. By taking a fresh look at the philosophical and
Migration in World History
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Patrick Manning
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers: * earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy
Teaching Recent Global History
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Diana B. Turk, Laura J. Dull, Robert Cohen, Michael R. Stoll
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Teaching Recent Global History explores innovative ways to teach world history, beginning with the early 20th century. The authors’ unique approach unites historians, social studies teachers, and educational curriculum specialists to offer historically rich, pedagogically innovative, and academically rigorous lessons that help students connect with and deeply understand key events