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  • Project Eagleby Robert S. Kim

    Potomac Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Robert S. Kim contributes to a fuller understanding of Asia in World War II by revealing the role of American Christian missionary families in the development of the Korean independence movement and the creation of Project Eagle, the forgotten alliance between that movement and the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), called Project Eagle. Project... more...

  • Let Them Not Returnby David Gaunt; Naures Atto; Soner O. Barthoma

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    The mass killing of Ottoman Armenians is today widely recognized, both within and outside scholarly circles, as an act of genocide. What is less well known, however, is that it took place within a broader context of Ottoman violence against minority groups during and after the First World War. Among those populations decimated were the indigenous... more...

  • The Selected Letters of John Kenneth Galbraithby Richard P. F. Holt

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 28.00

    These letters reveal the charm and brilliance of one of the great American intellectual liberals of the twentieth century. more...

  • The Life and Death of ACT UP/LAby Benita Roth

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 22.00

    This book examines ACT UP/LA and their activities protesting against government neglect of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s. more...

  • Modern Britain, 1750 to the Presentby James Vernon

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    An introductory textbook charting a global history of modern Britain from 1750 to the present. more...

  • Tracing Your Nonconformist Ancestorsby Stuart A Raymond

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 12.51

    We all have Nonconformist ancestors. In the mid-nineteenth century almost half of the English population were Nonconformists. And there were very few villages where there was not at least one Nonconformist chapel. Local and family historians need to be aware of the diversity of Nonconformity, and of the many sources which will enable them to trace... more...

  • Waterloo Messengerby William Mahon

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 27.25

    Henry Percy is best known as the officer who carried the Waterloo Dispatch, the Duke of Wellingtons account of the Battle of Waterloo and the ultimate defeat of Napoleon, to London in June 1815\. This was the climax of a remarkable military career. He served in the British army throughout the Napoleonic Wars in Sicily, Egypt, Sweden, Portugal and... more...

  • What Regency Women Did For Usby Rachel Knowles

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.60

    Regency women inhabited a very different world from the one in which we live today. Considered intellectually inferior to men, they received little education and had very few rights. This book tells the inspirational stories of twelve women, from very different backgrounds, who overcame often huge obstacles to achieve success. These women were pioneers,... more...

  • Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiotsby Kathryn Burtinshaw; John R F Burt

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 18.96

    In the first half of the nineteenth century, treatment of the mentally ill in Britain and Ireland underwent radical change. No longer manacled, chained and treated like wild animals, patient care was defined in law and medical understanding, and treatment of insanity developed. Focusing on selected cases, this new study enables the reader to understand... more...

  • Children in the Second World Warby Amanda Herbert-Davies

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 13.60

    It was not just the upheaval caused by evacuation and the blitzes that changed a generations childhood, it was how war pervaded every aspect of life. From dodging bombs by bicycle and patrolling the parish with the vicars WW1 pistol, to post air raid naps in school and being carried out of the rubble as the family's sole survivor, children experienced... more...