History and the modern world: The best textbooks summarized

History and the modern world: the best textbooks summarized

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  • History, the study of the past, provides context for understanding the modern world.  By examining major events, trends, and ideas from bygone eras, we gain insight into the development of our current societies, cultures, and political systems.

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Intellectual and cultural history: The best textbooks summarized

Intellectual and cultural history: The best textbooks summarized

Intellectual and cultural history: the best textbooks summarized

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  • A Companion to Western Historical Thought van Kramer en Maza
  • Film history: an introduction van Thompson en Bordwell
  • McQuail's Mass communication theory van McQuail
  • Media effect van Potter

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About Intellectual and cultural history

  • Intellectual and cultural history studies how ideas, beliefs, and cultural creations like art and literature have shaped societies throughout time. It explores how these elements both reflect and influence social, political, and economic forces.

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Political and economic history: The best textbooks summarized

Political and economic history: The best textbooks summarized

Political and economic history: the best textbooks summarized

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  • A history of the modern world by Palmer
  • A history of modern Europe: Volume 1 van Merriman
  • A History of Western Society: Volume C, From the Revolutionary era to the present van McKay
  • Challenging Global Inequality van Greig e.a.
  • Challenging Global Inequality van Greig e.a.
  • Een kennismaking met de Oude Wereld van Blois en van der Spek
  • Een korte geschiedenis van de middeleeuwen van Rosewein
  • Geschiedenis van de Nederlanden van Blom en Lamberts
  • Medieval Europe. A Short History van Bennett en Hollister (11e en 10e druk)
  • Politiek in een veranderende wereld van Erk
  • Roman Empire: An introduction by Kamm
  • The Birth of the Modern World van Bayly

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  • Political and economic history delves into the intertwined relationship between governments, power structures, and economic systems. It examines how these forces influence each other, shaping societies and major events over time.

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Social history: The best textbooks summarized

Social history: The best textbooks summarized

Social history: the best textbooks summarized

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  • Childhood in World History by Sterns
  • De geboorte van de moderne wereld van Rocteur
  • The Human Web, a Bird's-eye view of world history by McNeill
  • Vijf eeuwen opvoeden in Nederland van Bakker e.a.
  • Western Civilization Beyond Boundaries van Noble

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  • Social history delves into the everyday lives of people in the past, from families and work to customs and beliefs. It examines how social structures like class, gender, and race have shaped societies and historical events.

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Working and studying as a historian: The best textbooks summarized

Working and studying as a historian: The best textbooks summarized

Working and studying as a historian: the best textbooks summarized

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  • A realist philosophy of social science; explanation and understanding
  • Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences van Elster
  • The Practice of Social Research by Babbie
  • The Pursuit of History van Tosh

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  • Historians are detectives of the past, using critical thinking and research to analyze evidence like documents and artifacts. They interpret these clues to create narratives that illuminate past events and their lasting impact.

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