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- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00
An interdisciplinary introduction to early modern cross-cultural encounters and their influences on the development of world societies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
An exploration of links between opinion and governance in Early Modern England, studying moral panics about crime, sex and belief. Hypothesizing that media-driven panics proliferated in the 1700s, with the development of newspapers and government sensibility to opinion, it also considers earlier panics about cross-dressing and witchcraft. more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 20.78
In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia. An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 18.00
Far from Moscow and St Petersburg, there lies another Russia. Overlooked by the new urban élites and almost unknown to the West, in the great provincial hinterlands of the Volga River and Siberia, Russians struggle to reconcile their old traditions with a new and unfamiliar world. Returning again and again, for over a decade, to the deep heartland... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 17.58
20 November 1979: as morning prayers began, hundreds of hardline Islamist gunmen, armed with rifles smuggled in coffins, stormed the Grand Mosque in Mecca. With thousands of terrified worshippers trapped inside, the result was a bloody siege that lasted two weeks, caused hundreds of deaths, prompted an international diplomatic crisis and unleashed... more...
- Helion & Company 2009; US$ 25.00
In his historical series Hinze provides the only comprehensive account of events on the central and southern portions of the German Eastern Front during the years of German retreat. This volume covers events on the southern portion of the Eastern Front from late 1943, in the aftermath of the Battle of Kursk, through the great Soviet summer offensives... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2012; US$ 27.95
Jonathan R. Dull is the author of The French Navy and the Seven Years? War ; The Age of the Ship of the Line ; and Benjamin Franklin and the American Revol ution, all available from the University of Nebraska Press. more...
- Manchester University Press 2012; US$ 95.00
This book examines womens experiences of motherhood in England in the years between 1945 and 2000. Based on a new body of 160 oral history interviews, the book offers the first comprehensive historical study of the experience of motherhood in the second half of the twentieth century. Motherhood is an area where a number of discourses and practices... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 12.78
In 1980, at the age of ten, Loung Ung escaped a devastated Cambodia and flew to the US as a refugee. She and her eldest brother, with whom she escaped, left behind their three surviving siblings, and her book is alternately heart-wrenching and heart-warming, as it follows the parallel lives of Loung and her closest sister, Chou, during... more...