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Regional & national history books

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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: 01/11/2017

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

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: 26/09/2017

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: 17/09/2017

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

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: 01/09/2017

Double Gloucester by John Hedley Double Gloucester

In The King's England Arthur Mee wrote of Gloucestershire that nowhere is England more like herself than in the county of the Severn and the Thames .
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Coming Soon

Everybody's Problem The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina by Karen M. Hawkins Everybody's Problem The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

While many scholars have argued that confrontation and protest were the most effective ways for the poor to empower themselves during the social change of the 1960s, Karen Hawkins demonstrates that moderate, local leadership and biracial cooperation were sometimes just...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

British Humanitarian Activity in Russia, 1890-1923 by Luke Kelly British Humanitarian Activity in Russia, 1890-1923

This study analyses the humanitarian facets of the Anglo-Russian relationship, something yet to be addressed in existing scholarship in a systematic way. It focuses on the humanitarian aid offered between the flowering of Russophilia in the 1880s up until Stalin's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Sowing the Wind The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890 by Dorothy Overstreet Pratt Sowing the Wind The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

In 1890, Mississippi called a convention to rewrite its constitution. The result was a document that transformed the state for the next century. In Sowing the Wind, Dorothy Overstreet Pratt traces the decision to call that convention, examines the delegates'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

World War I and Southern Modernity by David A. Davis World War I and Southern Modernity

Pinpointing World War I as the catalyst, David A. Davis argues southern modernism was not a self-generating outburst of writing, but a response to the disruptions modernity generated in the region. Davis examines dozens of works of literature by writers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

A Setting For Excellence, Part II The Story of the Planning and Development of the Ann Arbor Campus of the University of Michigan by Frederick W. Mayer A Setting For Excellence, Part II The Story of the Planning and Development of the Ann Arbor Campus of the University of Michigan

An important contribution to understanding the evolution of the American university
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making by Karilyn Crockett People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making

Linking archival research, ethnographic fieldwork, and oral history, Karilyn Crockett in People before Highways offers ground-level analysis of the social, political, and environmental significance of a local anti-highway protest and its lasting national implications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making by Karilyn Crockett People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making

Linking archival research, ethnographic fieldwork, and oral history, Karilyn Crockett in People before Highways offers ground-level analysis of the social, political, and environmental significance of a local anti-highway protest and its lasting national implications.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Other books in this genre

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

Double Gloucester by John Hedley Double Gloucester

In The King's England Arthur Mee wrote of Gloucestershire that nowhere is England more like herself than in the county of the Severn and the Thames .
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World by Andrew G. Paterson Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World

Over eight hundred great minds are introduced in Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World by Andrew G. Paterson Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World

Over eight hundred great minds are introduced in Brilliant! Scottish Inventors, Innovators, Scientists and Engineers Who Changed the World.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Asian Journals by Joseph Campbell Asian Journals


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

European Empires in the American South Colonial and Environmental Encounters by Joseph P. Ward European Empires in the American South Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Case studies of Spanish, British, and French imperial ambitions
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

The Measure of Our Days Writings of William F. Winter by Andrew P. Mullins The Measure of Our Days Writings of William F. Winter

Unlike most public figures, William F. Winter wrote all of his own speeches. The Measure of Our Days: Writings of William F. Winter presents a collection of the governor's most thoughtful writings on his home state, the South, and America...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Rothley Soke, Leicesterhire Landscape and people by Vanessa McLoughlin Rothley Soke, Leicesterhire Landscape and people

In 2007 archaeologists discovered a grave site with the remains of 298 burials in Rothley, Leicestershire. The earliest of these burials has been dated to the late-seventh or early-eighth century. This work is an examination of Rothley and its dependent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

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