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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: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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

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

From Dictatorship to Democracy in Twentieth-Century Portugal by Raphael Costa From Dictatorship to Democracy in Twentieth-Century Portugal

This book examines Portugal's transition from dictatorship to democracy by focusing on Lourinha's urbanization and economic development since 1966. Since 1966, Lourinha's urban landscape has transformed as Portugal democratized. From a rural town with little infrastructure and few institutions in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/02/2017

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: 00/12/2016

Propaganda and Hogarth's 'Line of Beauty' in the First World War by Georgina Williams Propaganda and Hogarth's 'Line of Beauty' in the First World War

Propaganda and Hogarth's 'Line of Beauty' in the First World War assesses the literal and metaphoric connotations of movement in William Hogarth's eighteenth-century theory of a 'line of beauty', and subsequently employs it as a mechanism by which the visual...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2016

Discovering the End of Time Irish Evangelicals in the Age of Daniel O'Connell by Donald Harman Akenson Discovering the End of Time Irish Evangelicals in the Age of Daniel O'Connell

Apocalyptic millennialism is embraced by the most powerful strands of evangelical Christianity. The followers of these groups believe in the physical return of Jesus to Earth in the Second Coming, the affirmation of a Rapture, a millennium of peace under...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/04/2016

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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

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

In Siberian Exile Sukys weaves together the two narratives: the story of Ona, noble exile and innocent victim, and that of Anthony, accused war criminal. She examines the stories that communities tell themselves and considers what happens when the stories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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: 02/10/2017

The Transnational Activist Transformations and Comparisons from the Anglo-World since the Nineteenth Century by Stefan Berger The Transnational Activist Transformations and Comparisons from the Anglo-World since the Nineteenth Century

This book provides the first historical and comparative study of the `transnational activist'. A range of important recent scholarship has considered the rise of global social movements, the presence of transnational networks, and the transfer or diffusion of political techniques....
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Tropical Freedom Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation by Ikuko Asaka Tropical Freedom Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation

Ikuko Asaka examines emancipation's intersection with settler colonialism in North America, showing how emancipation efforts in the United States and present-day Canada were accompanied by attempts to relocate freed blacks to tropical regions, thereby conceiving freedom as a racially segregated...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2017

Tropical Freedom Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation by Ikuko Asaka Tropical Freedom Climate, Settler Colonialism, and Black Exclusion in the Age of Emancipation

Ikuko Asaka examines emancipation's intersection with settler colonialism in North America, showing how emancipation efforts in the United States and present-day Canada were accompanied by attempts to relocate freed blacks to tropical regions, thereby conceiving freedom as a racially segregated...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History After 1945 by Berber Bevernage The Palgrave Handbook of State-Sponsored History After 1945

This handbook provides the first systematic integrated analysis of the role that states or state actors play in the construction of history and public memory after 1945. The book focuses on many different forms of state-sponsored history, including memory laws,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/11/2017

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The Crime of All Crimes Toward a Criminology of Genocide by Nicole Rafter The Crime of All Crimes Toward a Criminology of Genocide

Cambodia. Rwanda. Armenia. Nazi Germany. History remembers these places as the sites of unspeakable crimes against humanity, and indisputably, of genocide. Yet, throughout the twentieth century, the world has seen many instances of violence committed by states against certain groups...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/03/2016

From Indus to Independence Prehistory to the Fall of the Mauryas A Trek Through Indian History by Dr Sanu Kainikara From Indus to Independence Prehistory to the Fall of the Mauryas A Trek Through Indian History

This is the first volume in a series of books that covers Indian history from the earliest times to August 1947. This volume covers the prehistoric antecedents before the Indus Valley Civilization and gives a vivid account of the developments...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2016

The Hellenistic World Using Coins as Sources by Peter Thonemann The Hellenistic World Using Coins as Sources

An accessible, vivid and up-to-date student-level introduction to the coinage and history of the Hellenistic world (323-31 BC).
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/01/2016

The Hellenistic World Using Coins as Sources by Peter Thonemann The Hellenistic World Using Coins as Sources

An accessible, vivid and up-to-date student-level introduction to the coinage and history of the Hellenistic world (323-31 BC).
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/01/2016

German-Jewish Literature in the Wake of the Holocaust Grete Weil, Ruth Kluger and the Politics of Address by P. Bos German-Jewish Literature in the Wake of the Holocaust Grete Weil, Ruth Kluger and the Politics of Address

This study traces the changing relationship between Germans and Jews after the Holocaust through the work of authors Grete Weil and Ruth KlUger, Jewish survivors whose literary interventions in postwar Germany's discussion of its Nazi legacy enjoyed unique success in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/12/2015

Infinity Beckoned Adventuring Through the Inner Solar System, 1969-1989 by Jay Gallentine, Bobak Ferdowsi Infinity Beckoned Adventuring Through the Inner Solar System, 1969-1989
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Explores a critical period of space history when humans dared an expansive leap into the inner solar system. With an irreverent and engaging style, Jay Gallentine conveys the trials and triumphs of the people on the ground who conceived and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/12/2015

The Celtic and Roman Traditions Conflict and Consensus in the Early Medieval Church by Caitlin Corning The Celtic and Roman Traditions Conflict and Consensus in the Early Medieval Church

This book is a survey of the relationship between the two Celtic and Roman traditions in Merovingian Gaul, Lombard Italy, and the British Isles during the period of the Easter controversy. It looks at baptismal liturgy, the style of tonsure,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/12/2015

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