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Commemorations: The Politics of National Identity

John R. Gillis - History - 1996 - 290 pages
Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us ...
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Becoming Historians

James M. Banner, Jr., John R. Gillis - History - 2009 - 290 pages
In this unique collection, the memoirs of eleven historians provide a fascinating portrait of a formative generation of scholars. Born around the time of World War II, these ...
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The Human Shore: Seacoasts in History

John R. Gillis - History - 2012 - 272 pages
Since before recorded history, people have congregated near water. But as growing populations around the globe continue to flow toward the coasts on an unprecedented scale and ...
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The Development of European Society, 1770-1870

John R. Gillis - History - 1983 - 300 pages
Originally published by Houghton Mifflin in 1977, this provocative study is based on the idea that current Third World problems of modernization may be able to shed light on ...
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Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations, 1770–Present

John R. Gillis - Social Science - 2013 - 266 pages
Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations 1770 - Present, Expanded Student Edition deals with the patterns of behavior and styles that characterizes the ...
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Clandestine Marriage in England, 1500-1850

R. B. Outhwaite - History - 1995 - 196 pages
While marriages were supposed to be celebrated publicly by priests, in churches where the parties were known, many couples had reasons - among them parental disapproval ...
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