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- 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...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 14.99
The first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), the longest-serving Lieutenant Governor of New York and a brilliant intellectual, multifaceted colonial Renaissance man, and consummate royalist. This is the first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), one of the most accomplished intellectual and political figures... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 12.99
The Arctic became part of Canada in 1880 when it was transferred from Britain. How the transfer came about and what Canada did with its new territory is described. The book focuses on the ten marine expeditions that the Dominion government sent north between 1884 and 1912 and examines what these expeditions accomplished. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.99
The changes brought about during the English Reformation clearly reflected the desire of the Crown, government and landed classes to reduce the political power and landed wealth of the late medieval Church. This book covers the background to the Reformation, the processes which brought about these major changes and the impact on the clergy and the... more...
- Random House Australia 2013; US$ 16.53
Murder, Love and politics in Civil War America. On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House ... this is the story of that killing and its repercussions.Charming and ambitious, Dan Sickles literally got away with murder. His protector was none... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Drawing upon early modern religious history and the study of the Atlantic World, this collection provides a longue duree overview of women and religion within a transatlantic context. Taking as its starting point the work of Natalie Zemon Davis on the effects of confessional difference among women in the age of religious reformations, the volume expands... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 88.00
Assesses how print culture transformed the political nation, at the level of everyday political practices, habits and thought. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00
During the 1990s Rio de Janeiro earned the epithet of divided city, an image underscored by the contrast between its upper-class buildings and nearby hillside favelas. The citys cultural production, however, has been shaped by porous boundaries and multi-ethnic encounters. Drawing on a broad range of historical, theoretical... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00
Landmark study of the long-term dynamics of Chinese village history proposing a new framework for understanding pre-modern economies in Asia. more...