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- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
In 1901, the Tuskegee Institute, founded by Booker T. Washington, sent an expedition to the German colony of Togo in West Africa, with the purpose of transforming the region into a cotton economy similar to that of the post-Reconstruction American South. Alabama in Africa explores the politics of labor, sexuality, and race behind this endeavor,... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 145.00
This volume examines a largely overlooked Avignonese legation to Tuscany and the Papal States, and assesses its impact on Avignonese papal policy in Italy. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 10.99
In the midst of life we are in death'The words of the Book of Common Prayer have permeated deep into the English language all over the world. For nearly 500 years, and for countless people, it has provided a background fanfare for a marriage or a funeral march at a burial. Yet this familiarity also hides a violent and controversial history. When... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00
Reveals the ways in which those responsible for creating Britain's nineteenth-century empire sought to make colonization compatible with humanitarianism. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 25.95
This volume explores the dramatic struggle between Nazism and the German Confessing Church - a group of outraged Christians who sought to establish a church untainted by Nazi ideology. The author's research included interviews with more than 60 Germans who were active in the Confessing Church. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 37.00
This book presents a historical and political sociology of European history and society. It offers a critical interpretation of the course of European history looking at the emergence of the idea of Europe and the emergence of modernity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
The first part of a two-volume history of the Habsburg Empire from its medieval origins to its dismemberment in the First World War. This important volume (which is self-contained) meets a long-felt need for a systematic survey in English of the Habsburgs and their lands in the late medieval and early modern periods. It is primarily concerned with... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 11.50
Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. In many instances they are the only account available to those exploring ancient history through primary sources. In this compilation from Plutarch's Greek Lives , James Romm gathers the material of greatest... more...
The New Cambridge History of Islam: Volume 1, The Formation of the Islamic World, Sixth to Eleventh CenturiesCambridge University Press 2010; US$ 188.00
A political and cultural history of Islam from its Late Antique origins until the eleventh century. more...