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A Frayed History The Journey of Cotton in India by Meena Menon A Frayed History The Journey of Cotton in India

This book documents the history of cotton, its patterns of cultivation, the expanding use of hybrid varieties, and their consequences on the increasing distress of cotton growing farmers and weavers in India. It takes a look at the changing trends...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The French Army 1750-1820 by Rafe Blaufarb The French Army 1750-1820

A thoroughly researched and clearly written account of the French military from the Revolution to the Restoration, exploring the evolving idea of merit -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

FALDING & PLIMSOLL Saving Victorian Souls by Susie Timms FALDING & PLIMSOLL Saving Victorian Souls

Frederick J. Falding (1818-92), College Principal, Congregationalist, Liberal, and, Samuel Plimsoll (1824-98), whose Plimsoll Line showed safe shipping loads. Their lives were very different, esp. in London, Sheffield, Chapeltown, Ecclesfield, Masbrough, Rotherham, Derby, Bradford. Yet, as brothers-in-law, they influenced each...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Far Distant Ships The Blockade of Brest 1793-1815 by Quintin Barry Far Distant Ships The Blockade of Brest 1793-1815

Throughout the long drawn out war at sea during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, it was a cardinal principle of British naval strategy to blockade the port of Brest, the largest and most important of the French naval bases...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Space, Place and Gendered Identities Feminist History and the Spatial Turn by Kathryne Beebe Space, Place and Gendered Identities Feminist History and the Spatial Turn

In the last two decades, historians have increasingly sought to understand how environments, 'built' and otherwise, architectural surroundings, landscapes, and conceptual 'places' and 'spaces' have affected the nature and scope of political power, cultural production and social experience . The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/07/2017

A Taste of Progress Food at International and World Exhibitions in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Dr. Nelleke Teughels, Peter Scholliers A Taste of Progress Food at International and World Exhibitions in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
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World exhibitions have been widely acknowledged as important sources for understanding the development of the modern consumer and urbanized society, yet whilst the function and purpose of architecture at these major events has been well-studied, the place of food has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/07/2017

Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond, 1748-1775 by George E. Boulukos Memoirs on the Life and Travels of Thomas Hammond, 1748-1775

The memoirs of an eighteenth century stable boy, jockey, and trick rider, this book offers a rare first person account of the lower classes of Europe in the time period --Provided by publisher.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The History of a Modern Millennial Movement The Southcottians by Jane Shaw The History of a Modern Millennial Movement The Southcottians

A feverish expectation of the end of the world seems an unlikely accompaniment to middle-class respectability.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

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Splendidly Victorian Essays in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British History in Honour of Walter L. Arnstein by Michael H. Shirley, Todd E. A. Larson Splendidly Victorian Essays in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British History in Honour of Walter L. Arnstein
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This title was first published in 2001. The eminent historian of Victorian Britain, Walter L. Arnstein has, over the course of a career spanning more than 40 years, arguably introduced more students to British history than any other American historian....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The English Idea of History from Coleridge to Collingwood by Christopher Parker The English Idea of History from Coleridge to Collingwood

This title was first published in 2000: Despite the widely remarked indifference to philosophy of history that has characterised most British historians, important things were said in Britain from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the middle of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Chartist Fiction Ernest Jones, Woman's Wrongs by Ian Haywood Chartist Fiction Ernest Jones, Woman's Wrongs

This title was first published in 2001. When the Chartist leader Ernest Jones emerged from prison in 1850, he was determined to capture the public's attention with a controversial and topical novel. The result of his endeavours was the remarkable...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The English Idea of History from Coleridge to Collingwood by Christopher Parker The English Idea of History from Coleridge to Collingwood

This title was first published in 2000: Despite the widely remarked indifference to philosophy of history that has characterised most British historians, important things were said in Britain from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the middle of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Dangerous Liaisons Collaboration and World War Two by Peter Davies Dangerous Liaisons Collaboration and World War Two

The Nazi regime in Germany was terrible enough without even accounting for the policy of collaboration. So what extra does collaboration say about Hitler and his plans for Europe? Peter Davies explores the mindset and political attitudes of Hitler and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Victorian Scientist and Engineer Fleeming Jenkin and the Birth of Electrical Engineering by Gillian Cookson, Colin Hempstead A Victorian Scientist and Engineer Fleeming Jenkin and the Birth of Electrical Engineering
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This title was first published in 2000: In a life of only 52 years, Fleeming Jenkin established his reputation as a pioneer in the new world of electrical engineering, known for his work on undersea telegraphs and later on the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District The Potteries, c. 1850-1914 by Andrew Popp Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District The Potteries, c. 1850-1914

This title was first published in 2001: North Staffordshire has been synonymous with the manufacture of pottery for more than 200 years. This book is the first comprehensive business history of the North Staffordshire pottery industry during a critical period...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

For Peace and Money French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars by Jennifer (Professor of History, Ohio State University) Siegel For Peace and Money French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars
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A study of the ways in which Russian financial debt to French and British bankers influenced diplomacy among the nations in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/10/2017

English Gentlemen and World Football The Corinthians, C.1880-1939 by Chris Bolsmann, Dilwyn Porter English Gentlemen and World Football The Corinthians, C.1880-1939
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The significance of the Corinthians Football Club, founded in 1882, has been widely acknowledged by historians of football and by sports historians generally. As a 'super club' comprising the best amateur talent available they were an important formative influence on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Homer, Troy and the Turks Heritage and Identity in the Late Ottoman Empire 1870-1915 by Gunay Uslu Homer, Troy and the Turks Heritage and Identity in the Late Ottoman Empire 1870-1915

This book explores Ottoman-Turkish involvement and interest in the subject between 1870, when Heinrich Schliemann began his excavations in search of Troy on Ottoman soil, and the battle of Gallipoli in 1915, which gave the Turks their own version of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Taming Manhattan Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City by Catherine McNeur Taming Manhattan Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City

George Perkins Marsh Prize, American Society for Environmental HistoryVSNY Book Award, New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in AmericaHornblower Award for a First Book, New York Society LibraryJames Broussard Best First Book Prize, Society for Historians of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

: Young Germany (1962) A History of The German Youth Movement by Walter Laqueur : Young Germany (1962) A History of The German Youth Movement

First published in 1962, this book examines Germany's Free Youth Movement, a revolt of the younger generation in Germany from 1896 to 1933. This movement was one of the most significant factors in shaping modern Germany. Laqueur, who grew up...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Queens of Georgian Britian by Catherine Curzon Queens of Georgian Britian

Peer behind the palace shutters and meet the queens of Georgian Britain
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Images of the Enemy American Constructions of the Germans and Japanese in World War II by Wendy Toon Images of the Enemy American Constructions of the Germans and Japanese in World War II

Focusing on the intellectual dimension of the American war effort, this book examines how the US government created representations of its enemies, with particular emphasis on the pathologies of Japanese and German culture, mind and nature; and the subsequent consequences...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography by Cornelius (University of Lubeck, Germany) Borck Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography
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In the history of brain research, the prospect of visualizing brain processes has continually awakened great expectations. In this study, Cornelius Borck focuses on a recording technique developed by the German physiologist Hans Berger to register electric brain currents; a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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Museums and the Future of Collecting by Simon J. Knell Museums and the Future of Collecting

Collecting is a key function of museums. Its apparent simplicity belies a complexity of questions and issues which make all collecting imprecise and unrepresentative. This book exposes the many meanings of collections, the different perspectives taken by different cultures, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Cities Beyond Borders Comparative and Transnational Approaches to Urban History by Nicolas Kenny Cities Beyond Borders Comparative and Transnational Approaches to Urban History

Drawing on a body of research covering primarily Europe and the Americas, but stretching also to Asia and Africa, from the mid-eighteenth century to the present, this book explores the methodological and heuristic implications of studying cities in relation to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

A Political Biography of Sarah Fielding by Christopher D. Johnson A Political Biography of Sarah Fielding

A Political Biography of Sarah Fielding provides the most complete discussion of Fielding's works and career currently available. Tracing the development of Fielding's artistic and instructive agendas from her earliest publications forward, Johnson presents a compelling portrait of a deeply...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2017

On the Religious Frontier Tsarist Russia and Islam in the Caucasus by Firouzeh Mostashari On the Religious Frontier Tsarist Russia and Islam in the Caucasus

Modern Russia's turbulent relations with its Muslim frontiers date back centuries. Indeed the nineteenth century, when the Muslim Caucasus first came under Russian rule, witnessed many of the historical antecedents to today's violent confrontations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Gender and Conversion Narratives in the Nineteenth Century German Mission at Home and Abroad by Professor Kirsten Ruther, Angelika Schaser Gender and Conversion Narratives in the Nineteenth Century German Mission at Home and Abroad
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Addressing an important social and political issue which is still much debated today, this volume explores the connections between religious conversions and gendered identity against the backdrop of a world undergoing significant social transformations. Adopting a collaborative approach to their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/05/2017

For Orange and the States Part I: Infantry The Army of the Dutch Republic, 1713-1772 by Marc Geerdink-Schaftenaar For Orange and the States Part I: Infantry The Army of the Dutch Republic, 1713-1772

The Dutch Republic was one of the great European powers during the 17th and 18th Centuries. Generally, the Dutch Republic was considered to have lost that status after the 1713 Peace of Utrecht; however, when the Republic entered the War...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2017

Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914 Creating Caledonia by Katherine Haldane Grenier Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914 Creating Caledonia

In the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, legions of English citizens headed north. Why and how did Scotland, once avoided by travelers, become a popular site for English tourists? In Tourism and Identity in Scotland, 1770-1914, Katherine Haldane Grenier uses...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

From Clinic to Concentration Camp Reassessing Nazi Medical and Racial Research, 1933-1945 by Paul Weindling From Clinic to Concentration Camp Reassessing Nazi Medical and Racial Research, 1933-1945

Representing a new wave of research and analysis on Nazi human experiments and coerced research, the chapters in this volume deliberately break from a top-down history limited to concentration camp experiments under the control of Himmler and the SS. Instead...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2017

A Political Biography of Maria Edgeworth by Susan Manly A Political Biography of Maria Edgeworth


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

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