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History: earliest times to present day books

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International Communism and the Cult of the Individual Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin by Kevin Morgan International Communism and the Cult of the Individual Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin

This book explores how the communist cult of the individual was not just a Soviet phenomenon but an international one.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2018

Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920 by Frank Christianson Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920

From the mid-19th century until the rise of the modern welfare state in the early 20th century, Anglo-American philanthropic giving gained an unprecedented measure of cultural authority as it changed in kind and degree. Civil society took on the responsibility...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920 by Frank Christianson Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920

From the mid-19th century until the rise of the modern welfare state in the early 20th century, Anglo-American philanthropic giving gained an unprecedented measure of cultural authority as it changed in kind and degree. Civil society took on the responsibility...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

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: 01/10/2017

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: 22/09/2017

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: 22/09/2017

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

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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: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

The Global South Histories, Politics, Maps by Pamila Gupta The Global South Histories, Politics, Maps

This special issue of Radical History Review offers a range of perspectives on the intellectual formation of the global South. Spanning time periods and objects of study across the global South, the essays develop new theoretical frameworks for thinking about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/04/2018

A Primer for Teaching Environmental History Ten Design Principles by Emily Wakild, Michelle K. Berry A Primer for Teaching Environmental History Ten Design Principles
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A Primer for Teaching Environmental History is a guide for college and high school teachers who are teaching environmental history for the first time, for experienced teachers who want to reinvigorate their courses, for those who are training future teachers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/05/2018

A Primer for Teaching Environmental History Ten Design Principles by Emily Wakild, Michelle K. Berry A Primer for Teaching Environmental History Ten Design Principles
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A Primer for Teaching Environmental History is a guide for college and high school teachers who are teaching environmental history for the first time, for experienced teachers who want to reinvigorate their courses, for those who are training future teachers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2018

Origin Story A Big History of Everything by David Christian Origin Story A Big History of Everything

How did we get from the Big Bang to today's staggering complexity, in which seven billion humans are connected into networks powerful enough to transform the planet? And why, in comparison, are our closest primate relatives reduced to near-extinction? Big...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2018

Other books in this genre

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

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

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: 18/05/2017

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: 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

Ideas of 'Race' in the History of the Humanities by Amos Morris-Reich Ideas of 'Race' in the History of the Humanities

This volume is concerned with the hitherto neglected role of the humanities in the histories of the idea of race. Its aim is to begin to fill in this significant lacuna. If, in the decades following World War II and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

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