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  • Health and Wellness in the 19th Centuryby Deborah Brunton

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Exploring the history of medicine in the 19th century around the world, this book showcases the wide range of medical ideas, practices, institutions, and patient experiences, revealing how the exchanges of ideas and therapies between different systems of medicine resulted in patients enjoying a surprising degree of choice. The author offers a unique... more...

  • Vom Rittergut zum Großgrundbesitzby René Schiller

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 119.71

    Das Buch René Schillers über den Großgrundbesitz und die Großgrundbesitzer in der Provinz Brandenburg markiert in der Reihe ?Elitenwandel" einen ersten Einschnitt. Die Bände I und II präsentierten die Ergebnisse zweier Tagungen, mit denen Grundlagen geschaffen wurden für die Exploration eines ausgewählten Spektrums von Erfahrungs-und Handlungsfeldern,... more...

  • The Industrial Revolution: Key Themes and Documentsby James Olson; Shannon Kenny

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book is a concise reference source on the era in American history known as the Industrial Revolution?a period characterized by urbanization, mass immigration, organization of labor, and an immense gap between wealthy industrialists and the poor. It serves as an ideal resource for students preparing to take the AP U.S. history exam as well as... more...

  • "Jedes Buch ein Abenteuer"by Simone Barck; Martina Langermann; Siegfried Lokatis

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 119.71

    Diese Studie rekonstruiert anhand der Akten der "Hauptverwaltung Verlage und Buchhandel" im Ministerium für Kultur der DDR zunächst die Geschichte dieser zentralen Zensurbehörde und der Evolution eines - auch im Verhältnis zu anderen Ostblock-Ländern - einzigartigen und hochdifferenzierten Systems literaturpolitischer Steuerung. Vor dem... more...

  • A Companion to Ronald Reaganby Andrew L. Johns

    Wiley 2015; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    A Companion to Ronald Reagan evaluates in unprecedented detail the events, policies, politics, and people of Reagan’s administration. It assesses the scope and influence of his various careers within the context of the times, providing wide-ranging coverage of his administration, and his legacy. Assesses Reagan and his impact on the development... more...

  • Reflections on Violenceby Georges Sorel; T. E. Hulme; J. Roth; Edward A. Shils

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 14.95

    A noted revolutionary voices his belief in class warfare as a means of effecting lasting social change. His searching inquiry extends to the functions of violence, the sources of political power, and more. more...

  • The Merchant Bankersby Joseph Wechsberg; Christopher Kobrak

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 17.95

    This fascinating chronicle of the world's great financial families offers candid profiles of the personalities behind seven legendary banking houses: Hambros, which now survives in name only; Barings, the oldest British banking dynasty; the Rothschilds, who amassed the largest private fortune in modern history; the Warburgs, a German dynasty of Venetian... more...

  • Seven Slovak Womenby Josette Baer; Jan Foltín

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    This engaging and insightful book is the first historical study in English portraying the lives and fates of Slovak women. The seven life stories, ranging from the late 19th century to the present day, expose the often cruel political history of Slovakia through the eyes of prominent women whose acts and deeds on behalf of their fellow citizens remain... more...

  • Builders of the Hoosac Tunnelby Cliff Schexnayder PE

    Peter E. Randall Publisher 2015; US$ 25.00

    A historical journey from black powder to nitro during the struggle to bore a five-mile tunnel through the Hoosac Mountain in the 1800s more...

  • Control of Enemy Alien Civilians in Great Britain, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)by J. C. Bird

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This study, first published in 1986, examines the evolution and application of the policies of wartime governments designed to deal with the danger to national security thought to be posed by enemy alien residents, and considers the social and political forces which helped shape these policies. The scope of the powers assumed by the authorities to... more...