The Times of History

Historical categorization -- Tropes and temporalities of historiographic romanticism, modern and Islamic -- Islam and the history of civilizations -- Typological time, patterning and the past appropriated -- Chronophagous discourse: a study ...

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Author: ?Az?z ?A?mah

Publisher: Central European University Press

ISBN: 9637326731

Category: History

Page: 310

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Historical categorization -- Tropes and temporalities of historiographic romanticism, modern and Islamic -- Islam and the history of civilizations -- Typological time, patterning and the past appropriated -- Chronophagous discourse: a study of the clerico-legal appropriation of the world in an Islamic tradition -- The muslim canon from late antiquity to the era of modernism -- History and narration in Arab historiography -- History of the future -- God's chronography and dissipative time -- Rhetoric for the senses: a consideration of Muslim paradise narratives -- Distractions of Clio: impasses and perspectives of historians' history -- Islamic political thought: current historiography and the frame of history -- Monotheistic monarchy -- Acknowledgements -- Index

The Times History of the World

Discover the scope of the world’s history

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Author: Richard Overy

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007350667

Category: History

Page: 464

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Discover the scope of the world’s history

The Times History of Europe

A uniquely clear guide to 3000 years of history.The history of Europe using clear text and full-colour maps

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Author: Mark Almond

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 000723239X

Category: Europe

Page: 206

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Presenting the history of Europe using full-colour maps, this title reveals a relentless process of change, a kaleidoscope of constantly shifting borders, of wars and treaties, and the growth and contraction of empires.

The Times Atlas of World History

Originally published in 1982, this atlas of world history - like its parent volume, 'The Times' Atlas of World History - combines original maps with text, and offers a comprehensive view of the story of humanity.

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Author: Geoffrey Barraclough

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: UOM:39015040538996

Category: Atlases

Page: 184

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Originally published in 1982, this atlas of world history - like its parent volume, 'The Times' Atlas of World History - combines original maps with text, and offers a comprehensive view of the story of humanity. From the emergence of the first hominids five million years ago to the collapse of the Soviet Union, the full sweep of human history is covered. This atlas makes a companion for anyone who seeks to understand the past, and is useful as a reference for all who study and enjoy history.

The Times History of London

"Arranged in clear chronological order, with a concise and lucid narrative and over 300 maps and illustrations, The Times History of London traces the history of London from the earliest evidence of human habitation 40,000 years ago to the ...

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Author: Hugh Clout

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 0007166532

Category: London (England)

Page: 192

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This new edition of a longstanding favourite brings the story of London right up to date. The Times History of London is a visual and narrative feast for anyone -- visitor and Londoner alike -- with an interest in this great and complex city. An outstanding illustrated survey of one of the world's greatest cities, this fourth edition of The Times History of London is the most exciting description of London in all its many aspects. Arranged in a clear chronological order and accompanied by a wealth of maps, illustrations and photographs, its coverage is as diverse as it is relevant. The book traces the history of London from the earliest evidence of human habitation 40,000 years ago to the city at the beginning of the 21st century. A concise and lucid narrative along with photographs, paintings and maps tell the complex story of London and the people and events responsible for the way it has been shaped over the centuries. An etymology of London place names, a full chronology and a comprehensive index all help to make the book an indispensable companion to the Londoner and lover of London.

The Times History of the 20th Century

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Author: R. J. Overy

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: UOM:39015050265662

Category: Chronology, Historical

Page: 239

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A major new edition of a best-selling classic of contemporay history

A Compend of History from the earliest times and a brief dissertation on the importance of historical knowledge Fifth edition with corrections by J Emerson

BRIEF HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE COURSE OF EMPIRE , FROM THE FALL OF
ROME TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ... To trace the history of those times , is like
making a progress through chaos , amidst upper , nether , and surrounding ...

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Author: Samuel WHELPLEY

Publisher:

ISBN: BL:A0024473227

Category:

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History of Prussia

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Author: M. A. D.

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:600029773

Category: Hannover (Germany)

Page: 183

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The Times Compact History of the World

The ultimate small-format single-volume illustrated history of the world.

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Author: Geoffrey Parker

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 0007267312

Category: Historical geography

Page: 192

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The ultimate small-format single-volume illustrated history of the world. The 5th edition of The Times Compact History of the World is a fully-updated, authoritative, detailed and visually-exciting guide to the world - past and present. From the emergence of the first modern humans to recent acts of terrorism, technological breakthroughs, and global issues of the environment and economy, The Times Compact History of the World covers the whole spectrum of human development through an integrated approach of concise yet accessible text, lavish and informative mapping, stunning illustrations, and evocative photographs.

The times of Daniel

APPENDIX II . p . 94 . “ We may with confidence place the conquests of Cyrus in
Asia Minor among the well - authenticated facts of history . Yet , from the details
as given by Herodotus , some considerable deductions must be made ; for an air
 ...

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Author: Duke George (Manchester)

Publisher:

ISBN: BSB:BSB10411786

Category: Electronic book

Page:

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The Rebirth of History Times of Riots and Uprisings

"Weaving examples from the Arab Spring and elsewhere into a global analysis of the return of emancipatory universalism, the author discerns echoes of the European revolutions of 1848 in the current uprisings in the Arab world.

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Author: Alain Badiou

Publisher: Verso Books

ISBN: 9781844678792

Category: Philosophy

Page: 120

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Weaving examples from the Arab Spring and elsewhere into a global analysis of the return of emancipatory universalism, the author discerns echoes of the European revolutions of 1848 in the current uprisings in the Arab world. Both events occurred after what was commonly thought to be the end of a revolutionary epoch: the final defeat of Napoleon in 1815 and the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989.

History of the New York Times 1851 1921

History of the New York Times from 1851-1921.

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Author: Elmer Holmes Davis

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B3581161

Category: New York times

Page: 434

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History of the New York Times from 1851-1921.

A Popular History of England from the Earliest Times to the Accession of Victoria

In 1844 , John Stuart Mill writes : “ It is M . Guizot to whom we owe the best history
, both in thought and in composition , of the times of Charles I . Of all Continental
historians of whom we are aware , he is the one best adapted to this country ...

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Author: Guizot (M., François)

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044081122392

Category:

Page:

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History of North Carolina Embracing the period of the proprietary government from 1663 to 1729

The laws made in any country are a picture of that country for the period covered
by the date of their enactment ; so that it has been well said , the statute - book of
a country is sometimes its best history . This remark is especially true of a region
 ...

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Author: Francis Lister Hawks

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105127828072

Category: North Carolina

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