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- Gill Books 2016; US$ 15.99
Paisanos tells the epic story of the forgotten Irish men and women who changed the face of Latin America forever from armed revolutionaries like Bernardo O?Higgins and James Rooke to trailblazing women like Eliza Lynch and Camila O?Gorman. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 49.34
A masterpiece which brings to life an extraordinarly turbulent and dramatic era of revolutionary change. The Pursuit of Power draws on a lifetime of thinking about nineteenth-century Europe to create an extraordinarily rich, surprising and entertaining panorama of a continent undergoing drastic transformation. The book aims to reignite the... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 65.00
Ch?ng Toj?n, one of the most influential thinkers in Korean history, played a leading role in the establishment of the Chos?n dynasty (1392?1910). Long recognized for his contributions to the development of Neo-Confucianism in Korea, Ch?ng was both a prodigious writer and an influential statesman before being murdered in a political coup. Seeking... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97
Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Sword’s series, ‘Locomotive Profiles’. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie 2-6-2 tank engines and the Mogul 2-6-0s designed by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century and perpetuated by his successor, Charles... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 120.00
Politically adrift, alienated from Weimar society, and fearful of competition from industrial elites and the working class alike, the independent artisans of interwar Germany were a particularly receptive audience for National Socialist ideology. As Hitler consolidated power, they emerged as an important Nazi constituency, drawn by the party's rejection... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 130.00
Long a topic of historical interest, wartime captivity has over the past decade taken on new urgency as an object of study. Transnational by its very nature, captivity's historical significance extends far beyond the front lines, ultimately inextricable from the histories of mobilization, nationalism, colonialism, law, and a host of other related... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 120.00
During the high days of modernization fever, among the many disorienting changes Germans experienced in the Weimar Republic was an unprecedented mingling of consumption and identity: increasingly, what one bought signaled who one was. Exemplary of this volatile dynamic was the era's burgeoning motorcycle culture. With automobiles largely a luxury... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
A sweeping history of twentieth-century Europe, Out of Ashes tells the story of an era of unparalleled violence and barbarity yet also of humanity, prosperity, and promise. Konrad Jarausch describes how the European nations emerged from the nineteenth century with high hopes for continued material progress and proud of their imperial command over... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
New York City witnessed unparalleled growth in the first half of the nineteenth century, its population rising from thirty thousand people to nearly a million in a matter of decades. Feeding Gotham looks at how America?s first metropolis grappled with the challenge of provisioning its inhabitants. It tells the story of how access to food, once a... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99
In 1839 forces of the British East India Company crossed the Indus to invade Afghanistan on the pretext of reinstating a former king Shah Soojah to his rightful throne. The reality was that this was another step in Britain's Great Game ? Afghanistan would create a buffer to any potential Russian expansion towards India. This history traces the initial,... more...