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- Head of Zeus 2015; Not Available
The events of a winter in Madrid 57 years ago haun the present day in this unforgettable journey into the dark heart of Spain Comandante Leopoldo Guzmán, the infamous head of Franco?s secret police, is a man who disappeared from history in 1953, but his secrets live on. 1953, Madrid: Amid the snow-bound streets of an unprecedented winter, the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
Colonized by the French in 1830, Algeria was an important French settler colony that, unlike its neighbors, endured a lengthy and brutal war for independence from 1954 to 1962. The nearly one million Pieds-Noirs (literally ?black-feet?) were former French citizens of Algeria who suffered a traumatic departure from their homes and discrimination upon... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on an analysis of issues surrounding the consumption of alcohol in a diverse range of source materials, including novels, newspapers, medical texts, and archival records, this lively and engaging interdisciplinary study explores sociocultural nation-building processes in Mexico between 1810 and 1910. Examining the historical importance of... more...
- Profile Books 2015; US$ 11.98
Finalist for the Man Booker International Prize 2015 Alain Mabanckou left Congo in 1989, at the age of twenty-two, not to return until a quarter of a century later. When at last he returns home to Pointe-Noire, a bustling port town on Congo's south-eastern coast, he finds a country that in some ways has changed beyond recognition: the... more...
- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 41.65
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95
Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain extricates the history of masculinity in early modern Spain from the narrative of Spain?s fall from imperial power after 1640. This book culls genres as diverse as emblem books, poetry, drama, courtesy treatises and prose fiction, to restore the inception of courtiership at the Spanish Hapsburg court to the history... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
Even for those who have never read Jules Verne (1828--1905), the author's very name conjures visions of the submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea , the epic race in Around the World in Eighty Days , the spacecraft in From the Earth to the Moon , and the daring descent in Journey to the Center of the Earth . One of the most widely... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 13.11
Ireland's Easter 1916 Rising was unusual - led by a mix of soldiers and trade unions but also visionaries and writers. This collection of poems contains the dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland by these artists, focusing on before, during and after the 1916 rising. Poets include: Padraic Pearse, William Butler Yeats, Joseph... more...