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  • Ataturkby M. Sükrü Hanioglu; M. Sükrü Hanioglu

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15

    When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became the first president of Turkey in 1923, he set about transforming his country into a secular republic where nationalism sanctified by science--and by the personality cult Atatürk created around himself--would reign supreme as the new religion. This book provides the first in-depth look at the intellectual life of the... more...

  • The Spy Who Loved Castroby Marita Lorenz

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.27

    Few can say they?ve seen some of the most significant moments of the twentieth century unravel before their eyes. Marita Lorenz is one of them. Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. In 1959, she travelled to Cuba where she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. Yet upon fleeing... more...

  • The Witchfinder's Sisterby Beth Underdown

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 21.14

    'VIVID AND TERRIFYING' Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train 'At once a feminist parable and an old-fashioned, check-twice-under-the-bed thriller' Patrick Gale ' A tense, surprising and elegantly-crafted novel ' Ian McGuire, author of The North Water 'The number of women my brother Matthew killed, so far as I can reckon it,... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeologyby Umberto Albarella; Mauro Rizzetto; Hannah Russ; Kim Vickers; Sarah Viner-Daniels

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology offers a cutting-edge compendium of zooarchaeology the world over that seeks to provide a holistic view of the role played by animals in shaping human history, with case studies from five continents examining human-animal relationships across a range of geographical, historical, and cultural contexts. more...

  • The Sultan's Renegadesby Tobias P. Graf

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 99.99

    Examines why the figure of the renegade-a European Christian or Jew who had converted to Islam and was now serving the Ottoman sultan-is omnipresent in writings on the fifteenth to seventeenth century Ottoman Empire, when the Ottoman sultans posed a major political, military, and ideological challenge to Christian princes in Europe. more...

  • Thucydides on the Outbreak of Warby S.N. Jaffe

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book offers a new reading of Thucydides' famous account of the origins of the Peloponnesian War. more...

  • On Tyrannyby Timothy Snyder

    Random House 2017; US$ 12.68

    History does not repeat, but it does instruct. In the twentieth century, European democracies collapsed into fascism, Nazism and communism. These were movements in which a leader or a party claimed to give voice to the people, promised to protect them from global existential threats, and rejected reason in favour of myth. European history shows us... more...

  • Child Slavery before and after Emancipationby Anna Mae Duane

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    An innovative, interdisciplinary anthology arguing that we are unable to fully understand slavery - then and now - without attending to children's roles in slavery's machinations. more...

  • An Upland Biographyby John Barnatt; Bill Bevan; Mark Edmonds

    Windgather Press 2017; US$ 22.53

    Gardom's Edge is an area of gritstone upland situated on the Eastern Moors of the Derbyshire Peak District. Like other parts of the Eastern Moors, Gardom's Edge has long been renowned for the wealth of prehistoric field systems, cairns and other structures which can still be traced across the surface.  Drawing on the results of original... more...

  • Landscape Archaeology and the Medieval Countrysideby Effie F. Athanassopoulos

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2017; US$ 67.61

    This volume presents the results of the medieval component of the Nemea Valley Archaeological Project (NVAP) survey conducted from 1985-1990. The archaeological evidence points to a proliferation of sites dating to the 12th?13th centuries A.D. There are two large sites and a substantial number of small sites on the lower slopes of the hills surrounding... more...