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History: earliest times to present day books

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Siberian Exile Blood, War, and a Granddaughter's Reckoning by Julija Sukys Siberian Exile Blood, War, and a Granddaughter's Reckoning

When Julija Sukys was a child, her paternal grandfather, Anthony, rarely smiled, and her grandmother, Ona, spoke only in her native Lithuanian. But they still taught Sukys her family's story: that of a proud people forced from their homeland when...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Global Lynching and Collective Violence Volume 2: The Americas and Europe by Michael J. Pfeifer Global Lynching and Collective Violence Volume 2: The Americas and Europe


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Global Lynching and Collective Violence Volume 2: The Americas and Europe by Michael J. Pfeifer Global Lynching and Collective Violence Volume 2: The Americas and Europe


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from History's Most Orthodox Empire by Anthony Kaldellis A Cabinet of Byzantine Curiosities Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from History's Most Orthodox Empire

Byzantium has long been regarded by many as one big curiosity - decadent, degenerate, superstitious, theocratic, effeminate. With its tales and trivia - ranging across religion, bureaucracy, food, theatre, medicine, xenophobia, warfare - this book will confirm some of these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Language & Prehistory of the Indo-European Peoples A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective by Adam Hyllested Language & Prehistory of the Indo-European Peoples A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective

This volume contains eighteen contributions to the increasingly detailed discussion about neolithic and bronze-age Europe. It touches on the arrival of Uralic and Indo-European settlers, on the origins of their languages, their customs, and pantheon. The contributors are historical linguists,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Irre, Anstalt, Therapie Der Psychiatrie-Komplex by Stephan Quensel Irre, Anstalt, Therapie Der Psychiatrie-Komplex


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/07/2017

The Deindustrialized World Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places by Steven High The Deindustrialized World Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places

The Deindustrialized World opens a window on the experiences of those living at ground zero of deindustrialization and examines confrontations with the ruination of people and places on a global scale.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

The Origins of the Thirty Years War and the Revolt in Bohemia, 1618 by Geoff Mortimer The Origins of the Thirty Years War and the Revolt in Bohemia, 1618

As the 400th anniversary of the outbreak of the Thirty Years War approaches, Geoff Mortimer provides a timely re-assessment of its origins. These lie mainly neither in religious tensions in Germany nor in the conflicts between Spain, France and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

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The Hirschfeld Archives Violence, Death, and Modern Queer Culture by Heike Bauer The Hirschfeld Archives Violence, Death, and Modern Queer Culture

Influential sexologist and activist Magnus Hirschfeld founded Berlin's Institute of Sexual Sciences in 1919 as a home and workplace to study homosexual rights activism and support transgender people. It was destroyed by the Nazis in 1933. This episode in history...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

The Hirschfeld Archives Violence, Death, and Modern Queer Culture by Heike Bauer The Hirschfeld Archives Violence, Death, and Modern Queer Culture

Influential sexologist and activist Magnus Hirschfeld founded Berlin's Institute of Sexual Sciences in 1919 as a home and workplace to study homosexual rights activism and support transgender people. It was destroyed by the Nazis in 1933. This episode in history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean A History by Felix (Senior Researcher, German Archaeological Institute) Arnold Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean A History
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This book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of Islamic palace architecture in Spain, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and southern Italy, presenting all known palace buildings in ground plans, sections and individual descriptions. The author traces their evolution from the 8th...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

This Mortal Coil The Human Body in History and Culture by Fay Bound Alberti This Mortal Coil The Human Body in History and Culture

The story of the body. Fay Bound Alberti takes the human body apart in order to put it back anew, telling the cultural history of our key organs and systems from the inside out, from blood to guts, brains to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2016

Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present by Charlotte Mathieson Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present

Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present explores the relationship between the sea and culture from the early modern period to the present. The collection uses the concept of the `sea narrative' as a lens through which to consider...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2016

Diplomas and Diplomacy The History of the Marshall Scholarship by Aroop Mukharji Diplomas and Diplomacy The History of the Marshall Scholarship

The first published work to chart the history of the Marshall Scholarship, this book details the origins of the Scholarship in the British Foreign Office and subsequently traces the award's evolution through the careers and narratives of a range of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2016

The Key to Nuclear Restraint The Swedish Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons During the Cold War by Thomas Jonter The Key to Nuclear Restraint The Swedish Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons During the Cold War

Why have some nations acquired nuclear weapons while others have refrained from doing so? Most research related to this question has focused on states that have built nuclear weapons, yet little attention has been devoted to countries that have chosen...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/05/2016

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