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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 45.00
This book is among the rare contributions to the 150th anniversary of 1848 which takes a completely new, theoretically informed approach. Instead of a traditional social or political history, the authors analyse the dichotomy between the international dimension in the ideas of the revolution and the nationalisation of memories in its commemorations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
In 1848 revolutions broke out all over Europe - in France, the Habsburg and German lands and the Italian peninsular. This Seminar Study considers why the revolutions occurred and why they were so widespread. The book offers a broad ranging investigation of the social, economic and political circumstances which led to the revolutions of 1848 as well... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
This new edition of the seminal and best selling history of Europe's century of global ascendancy includes a new introduction and bibliography. The carefully drawn discussions are pulled together and reinforced by a new afterword. Presented in a new textbook format and thoroughly revised throughout, the survey provides students with an invaluable guide... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 19.99
What motivated a small multiracial force of Cape-born soldiers - whites, coloureds and Malays - to put up such stiff resistance at the Battle of Blaauwberg in 1806, in spite of odds so overwhelming that even some long-serving professional soldiers broke rank and ran? This was the intriguing question that launched author Willem Steenkamp's research.... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49
The unusual title masks a barely remembered episode in British naval and military history. The Sadleir-Jackson Brigade and the Altham Flotilla were part of Britains 'Forlorn Hope' forces - sent to Russia in a bid to reverse the 1917 Bolshevik revolution under the command of General Ironside, later Chief of the Imperial General Staff.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 1,220.00 US$ 1,057.33
This book classifies methods of synthesizing a heterocyclic ring which is fused to another ring. Classification is based on the functional group or groups present in the substrate, each chapter being devoted to the reactions of a particular pair of groups. The groups are arranged alphabetically so that they can be found easily. The book enables the... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 209.95
The edition of the letters will fit into the growing interest in the Irish in Europe and it will provide new information on the role and influence of educated Irish women; it will also fill an important gap in the area of womens history by presenting one of the most amazing women in international relationships and an extraordinary ambassador... more...
- Eye Books 2010; US$ 12.14
A 60-year old woman's incredible attempt to race to the South Pole, carrying a call for compassion. A grandmother of two, Tess Burrows came to climbing late in life when she found her true calling in campaigning for the Tibetan cause. Here, she races to the South Pole to promote world peace. She not only learns to push the limits of the human body,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 35.00
Bringing together scholars from around the world, this first book in the Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series raises the question of how we can get away from the contemporary language of globalization, so as to identify meaningful, global ways of defining historical events and processes in the late Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries. more...