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  • Rome, the Greek World, and the Eastby Fergus Millar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    This volume completes the three-volume collection of Fergus Millar's essays, which, together with his books, transformed the study of the Roman Empire by shifting the focus of inquiry onto the broader Mediterranean world and beyond. The eighteen essays presented here include Millar's classic contributions to our understanding of the impact of Rome... more...

  • Americanismby Michael Kazin; Joseph A. McCartin

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity--as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a political language, and a cultural style imbued with political meaning. In response to the pervasive vision of Americanism as a battle cry or a smug assumption,... more...

  • Rome, the Greek World, and the Eastby Fergus Millar

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, above all The Emperor in the Roman World and The Roman Near East , have transformed our understanding of the communal culture and civil government of the Greco-Roman world. This second volume of the three-volume collection of Millar's... more...

  • Sint-Gillis. Acht eeuwen geschiedenis[sen]. 1216-2016by Collectief; Charles Picqué

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 20.99

    Geschiedenis van de gemeente Sint-Gillis De Brusselse hoofdstedelijke gemeente Sint-Gillis is van oudsher een doorgangsgebied. Het dorp Obbrussel (Hoog-Brussel), dat eraan ten grondslag ligt, werd eeuwenlang zowel doorkruist door handelaars en plunderaars als door koningen en hun legers. De in 1216 aan de Heilige Gillis gewijde parochie werd... more...

  • Saint-Gilles - Huit siècles d'histoire[s]. 1216-2016by Collectif; Charles Picqué

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 20.99

    Histoire de la commune de Saint-Gilles Commune de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Saint-Gilles a toujours été une zone de passage. Paroisse dédiée à saint Gilles en 1216, le village d? Obbrussel (Haut-Bruxelles) est traversé pendant des siècles par les marchands et les brigands, les rois et leurs armées, mais aussi par les épidémies. Au XIXe... more...

  • Themes in Religion and American Cultureby Philip Goff; Paul Harvey

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Designed to serve as an introduction to American religion, this volume is distinctive in its approach: instead of following a traditional narrative, the book is arranged thematically. Eleven chapters by top scholars present, in carefully organized and accessible fashion, topics and perspectives fundamental to the understanding of religion in America.... more...

  • The Memory of the Civil War in American Cultureby Alice Fahs; Joan Waugh

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 20.99

    The Civil War retains a powerful hold on the American imagination, with each generation since 1865 reassessing its meaning and importance in American life. This volume collects twelve essays by leading Civil War scholars who demonstrate how the meanings of the Civil War have changed over time. The essays move among a variety of cultural and political... more...

  • Fergus Millar's Rome, the Greek World, and the East, Omnibus E-bookby Fergus Millar; Hannah M. Cotton; Guy MacLean Rogers

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 74.99

    Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, including The Emperor in the Roman World and The Roman Near East , have enriched our understanding of the Greco-Roman world in fundamental ways. In his writings Millar has made the inhabitants of the Roman Empire central to our conception... more...

  • The Future of the Pastby C. Vann Woodward

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    This book collects two decades of the most significant essays, addresses, and major book reviews of this prominent American historian. It includes two important presidential addresses, as well as essays on changing historical concerns of the past decades, the value of comparative history, the South in Reconstruction times and the South today, and... more...

  • Writing Liverpoolby Deryn Rees-Jones; Michael Murphy

    Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Featuring interviews and essays from the likes of Alan Bleasdale, Terence Davies, Linda Grant, Roger McGough, Willy Russell, Levi Tafari and Paul Du Noyer Writing Liverpool asks if there is a distinctive Liverpool literary voice, and if so, how it can be identified. more...