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- Boydell & Brewer 2013;
Offers an examination of political theories and practices in order to develop a more expansive way of conceptualizing memory, how political power influences the presence of the past, and memory's ongoing impact on democratic horizons. The cases considered span the democracy of ancient Athens, South Africa's effort to transition from apartheid,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00
This book presents the little-studied story of the history and documents of the pardons, passes, paroles and promises of loyalty used by both North and South. The words of the loyalty oaths required for passes, paroles and pardons grew from a few simple lines to several paragraphs, over time. Conditions were added and pre-qualifications modified. This... more...
- Casemate 2013; US$ 18.95
As the Soviet Union teetered on the edge of collapse during the late 1980s, and America prepared to claim its victory, a bloody war still raged in Southern Africa, where proxy forces from both sides vied for control of Angola. The result was the largest battle on the dark continent since Al Alamein, with forces from both sides paying in blood what... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 26.99
A wonderful, fully-illustrated celebration of the life of one of the most inspiring and respected leaders of our time. This book pays tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela with a unique collection of photographs from throughout his life. Mandela has become a household name, respected by everyone everywhere, from grandmothers to schoolchildren. Not... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
The sacred calls that summon believers are the focus of this study of religion and power in Fez, Morocco. Focusing on how dissemination of the call through mass media has transformed understandings of piety and authority, Emilio Spadola details the new importance of once?marginal Sufi practices such as spirit trance and exorcism for ordinary believers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
British Somaliland provides a history of the administration of the British Somaliland Protectorate from the time when Somaliland first became governable, following the defeat of Abdullah Hassan, to independence. Describing the interplay between general imperial policies, and greater realities and developments in Somaliland, the focus of the book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
In November 1941, near the city of Rovno, Ukraine, German death squads murdered over 23,000 Jews in what has been described as "the second Babi Yar." This meticulous and methodologically innovative study reconstructs the events at Rovno, and in the process exemplifies efforts to form a genuinely transnational history of the Holocaust. more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 28.99
For more than two centuries, our political life has been divided between a party of progress and a party of conservation. In The Great Debate , Yuval Levin explores the origins of the left/right divide in America by examining the views of the men who best represent each side of that debate: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 49.99
This landmark collection by an international group of scholars and public intellectuals represents a major reassessment of French colonial culture and how it continues to inform thinking about history, memory, and identity. This reexamination of French colonial culture, provides the basis for a revised understanding of its cultural, political, and... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
This study provides a fascinating and nuanced account of the twenty-six-month Nazi occupation of Smolensk, a Russian town. By drawing on oral-history interviews and a broad range of archival sources, it sheds new light on the everyday civilian life of Soviets, Jews, and Roma. Examining a variety of local propagandistic efforts by the Nazi and Stalinist... more...