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  • War upon Our Borderby Stephen I. Rockenbach

    University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    War upon Our Border examines the experiences of two Ohio River Valley communities during the turmoil and social upheaval of the American Civil War. Although on opposite sides of the border between slavery and freedom, Corydon, Indiana, and Frankfort, Kentucky, shared a legacy of white settlement and a distinct western identity, which... more...

  • When America Liked Ikeby Gary A. Donaldson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    In this book, Gary Donaldson argues that the 1952 presidential election, which exposed deep internal divisions on the left and the right, set the stage for the current U.S. political landscape. This book will prove an invaluable resource to readers, students, and scholars interested in rooting out the origins of our contemporary political landscape,... more...

  • The Social History of Agricultureby Christopher Isett; Stephen Miller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 44.99

    This text provides a compelling narrative world history through the lens of food and farmers. Tracing the world history of agriculture from earliest times to the present, Isett and Miller argue that people rather than markets have been the primary agents of agricultural change, exploring the actions taken by individuals and groups over time.... more...

  • Dublin since 1922by Tim Carey

    Hachette Books Ireland 2016; US$ 24.99

    Dublin Since 1922 tells the story of Ireland's capital city since independence. Richly illustrated throughout, it unfolds around hundreds of dates in the city's history, beginning with the founding of the Irish state - when Dublin had the worst slums in Europe - and ending in the last days of the Celtic Tiger. Through major events, Carey charts... more...

  • Mary I (Penguin Monarchs)by John Edwards

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 18.32

    The elder daughter of Henry VIII, Mary I (1553-58) became England's ruler on the unexpected death of her brother Edward VI. Her short reign is one of the great potential turning points in the country's history. As a convinced Catholic and the wife of Philip II, king of Spain and the most powerful of all European monarchs, Mary could have completely... more...

  • The Penguin History of the Churchby R. Southern

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 21.14

    The history of the Western church in the Middle Ages is the history of the most elaborate and thoroughly integrated system of religious thought and practice the world has ever known. It is also the history of European society during eight hundred years of sometimes rapid change. This authoritative history shows how the concept of an organized human... more...

  • Russia and Courtly Europeby Jan Hennings

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    This book explores diplomacy and ritual practice at a moment of new departures and change in both early modern Europe and Russia. more...

  • The Economic Transformation of Turkeyby Nilgün Önder

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 40.00

    The coup d?état which took place in Turkey on 12 September 1980 was the third in the history of the Republic, and ushered in a three-year period of military rule. Nilgün Önder investigates the economic transformation of Turkey after this coup, examining both the policies enacted under the military regime and those during the subsequent period of civilian... more...

  • Dolce Vita Confidentialby Shawn Levy

    Orion 2016; US$ 24.99

    From the ashes of the Second World War, Rome was reborn as the epicentre of film, fashion, creative energy, tabloid media and bold-faced libertinism that made 'Italian' a global synonym for taste, style and flair. A confluence of cultural contributions created a bright, burning moment in history: it was the heyday of fashion icons such as Pucci,... more...

  • Australiansby Thomas Keneally

    Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 25.45

    A masterly history of Australia and its people by an author of outstanding literary skill whose own humanity permeates every page. more...