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Regional & national history books

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Recently Published

Citizen-Scholar Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar by Robert H., Jr. Brinkmeyer Citizen-Scholar Essays in Honor of Walter Edgar
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Offers a collection of essays written in honour of Walter Edgar, South Carolina's preeminent historian and founding director of the University of South Carolina (USC) Institute for Southern Studies. These essays were written as a tribute to Edgar, both as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2018

Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940 by Katy Turton Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940

This book explores the role played by families in the Russian revolutionary movement and the first decades of the Soviet regime.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2018

Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper) by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper)

The River Dnipro (formerly better known by the Russian name of Dnieper) is intimately linked to the history and identity of Ukraine. Cybriwsky discusses the history of the river, from when it was formed and its many uses and modifications...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner by Daniel L. Schafer Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Peter Philips at the Archdukes' Court: Church Music in the Spanish Netherlands by Lionel Pike Peter Philips at the Archdukes' Court: Church Music in the Spanish Netherlands

This is the first published study of the church music of Peter Philips, who in his day was regarded as one of the greatest masters of music in Europe.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Good Old Days Crime, Murder and Mayhem in Victorian London by Gilda O'Neill The Good Old Days Crime, Murder and Mayhem in Victorian London


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

New Voyages to North Carolina Reinterpreting North Carolina History by Larry E. Tise New Voyages to North Carolina Reinterpreting North Carolina History

Offers a bold new approach for understanding and telling North Carolina's history. Recognizing the need for such a fresh approach and reflecting a generation of recent scholarship, eighteen distinguished authors have sculpted a broad, inclusive narrative of the state's evolution...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917 by Pete Ayrton Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Coming Soon

Macedonia and the Macedonians A History by Andrew Rossos Macedonia and the Macedonians A History

This detailed volume surveys the history of Macedonia from 600 BC to the present day, with an emphasis on the past two centuries. It reveals how the so-called Macedonian question has long dominated Balkan politics, and how for well over...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/01/2018

John Ringo, King of the Cowboys His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone by David Johnson, Chuck Parsons John Ringo, King of the Cowboys His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone
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Few names in the lore of western gunmen are as recognizable. Few lives of the most notorious are as little known. Romanticized and made legendary, John Ringo fought and killed for what he believed was right. Initially published in 1996,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Uneven Ground Appalachia since 1945 by Ronald D. Eller Uneven Ground Appalachia since 1945

Examines the politics of development in Appalachia since World War II with an eye toward exploring the idea of progress as it has evolved in modern America. Appalachia's struggle to overcome poverty, to live in harmony with the land, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

History Of The Korean People: Tradition And Transformation by Andrew C. Nahm History Of The Korean People: Tradition And Transformation


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2018

Cuban Revolution in America Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992 by Teishan A. Latner Cuban Revolution in America Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

When a popular revolution prevailed on America's doorstep in 1959, it provoked the wrath of the American political establishment but fueled intense interest within the multiracial American Left. In this groundbreaking book, historian Teishan Latner contends that as Americans studied...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

The Banat of Timisoara A European Melting Pot by Professor Victor Neumann The Banat of Timisoara A European Melting Pot

The history of a uniquely fascinating region, whose seat is soon to be the European Capital of Culture, as told by a team of renowned academics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/03/2018

A Treasury of British Folklore Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe by Dee Dee Chainey A Treasury of British Folklore Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe

An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Other books in this genre

New Voyages to North Carolina Reinterpreting North Carolina History by Larry E. Tise New Voyages to North Carolina Reinterpreting North Carolina History

Offers a bold new approach for understanding and telling North Carolina's history. Recognizing the need for such a fresh approach and reflecting a generation of recent scholarship, eighteen distinguished authors have sculpted a broad, inclusive narrative of the state's evolution...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina by Shepherd W. McKinley Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina

In the first book ever written about the impact of phosphate mining on the South Carolina plantation economy, Shepherd McKinley explains how the convergence of the phosphate and fertilizer industries carried long-term impacts for America and the South. This top-down,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

MOMENT IN TIME by Peter Sargent MOMENT IN TIME

It only takes a moment to change the world. Our past is littered with these moments; from the grandest in the land - a Queen claiming her crown at a Suffolk castle - to the humblest - a workman whitewashing...
Format: eBook - Released: 30/09/2017

Object Lessons and the Formation of Knowledge The University of Michigan Museums, Libraries, and Collections 1817-2017 by Kerstin Barndt, Carla M. Sinopoli Object Lessons and the Formation of Knowledge The University of Michigan Museums, Libraries, and Collections 1817-2017
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Explores the museums, libraries, and special collections of the University of Michigan on its bicentennial. Viewed from an historic perspective, the university's collections provide a window through which we can explore the transformation of the academy, its public role, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Malarial Subjects Empire, Medicine and Nonhumans in British India, 1820-1909 by Rohan (University of Reading) Deb Roy Malarial Subjects Empire, Medicine and Nonhumans in British India, 1820-1909

This book examines how and why British imperial rule shaped scientific knowledge about malaria and its cures in nineteenth-century India. This title is also available as Open Access.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Florida Soul From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band by John Capouya Florida Soul From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band

Alongside Memphis, Detroit, New Orleans, Macon, and Muscle Shoals, Florida has a rich soul music history - an important cultural legacy that has often gone unrecognized. Florida Soul celebrates great artists of the Sunshine State who have produced some of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Un-Polish Poland, 1989 and the Illusion of Regained Historical Continuity by Tomasz Kamusella The Un-Polish Poland, 1989 and the Illusion of Regained Historical Continuity

This book discusses historical continuities and discontinuities between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, interwar Poland, the Polish People's Republic, and contemporary Poland.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Connecting Jersey A History of Electronic Communications in the Channel Islands by Graeme Marett Connecting Jersey A History of Electronic Communications in the Channel Islands

A History of Electronic Communications in the Channel Islands.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Africa, Quod Vadis by Steve Kakrabah- Quarshie Africa, Quod Vadis

In Africa, Quod Vadis, Steve Kakrabah-Quarshie presents the reader with a passionate examination of the development of politics in the great continent of Africa.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

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