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  • The Culmination of Conflictby Stephen Rapawy

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    As Germany fought the Soviet Union during World War II, a much smaller but equally vicious struggle was unfolding in southeastern Poland, fueled by longstanding ethnic and territorial conflicts between Poles and Ukrainians. Both sides organized large partisan armies and sought control over territory each deemed integral to their postwar national visions.... more...

  • Slavery Hinterlandby Felix Brahm; Eve Rosenhaft

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 26.24

    Contributors from the US, Britain and Europe explore a neglected aspect of transatlantic slavery: the implication of a continental European hinterland. more...

  • Women in Magazinesby Rachel Ritchie; Sue Hawkins; Nicola Phillips; S. Jay Kleinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Women have been important contributors to and readers of magazines since the development of the periodical press in the nineteenth century. By the mid-twentieth century, millions of women read the weeklies and monthlies that focused on supposedly "feminine concerns" of the home, family and appearance. In the decades that followed, feminist scholars... more...

  • The Collapse of Timeby Andrew Redden

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    This bilingual, critical edition is the first English language translation of Antonio de la Calancha?s Corónica moralizada (1638) and is contextualised in introductory essays that discuss the conquest and evangelisation of Peru, Inca politics of state, and which also draw out the radically different way of conceptualising human history?the collapse... more...

  • The City and the Sensesby Jill Steward; Alexander Cowan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    How do we experience a city in terms of the senses? What are the inter-relations between human experience and behaviour in urban space? This volume examines these questions in the context of European urban culture between the fifteenth and twentieth centuries, exploring the institutions and ideologies relating to the range of sensual experience and... more...

  • Fumoby Carl David Ipsen

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50

    For over a century, Italy has had a love affair with the cigarette. Perhaps no consumer item better symbolizes the economic, political, social, and cultural dimensions of contemporary Italian history. Starting around 1900, the new and popular cigarette spread down the social hierarchy and eventually, during the 1960s, across the gender divide. For... more...

  • Entgrenzungen des Wahnsinnsby Heinz-Peter Schmiedebach

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.94

    The rise of psychiatry in the second half of the 19 th century was accompanied by a number of dislocations. Modern artistic tendencies, deviant sexual behavior, and other maladaptive social behavior patterns were psycho-pathologized, and the notion of insanity took on new connotations. The book discusses these diverse phenomena in an... more...

  • Sattelzeitby Elisabeth Décultot; Daniel Fulda

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 106.19

    How did historical discourse change between 1750 and 1850, the era that Koselleck referred to as the ?Saddle Period?? Besides the much-debated phenomenon of scientification, what part was played by the love of history, hopes of making a political impact, an orientation to aesthetic memorability, and hypothetical historical designs? Was the old notion... more...

  • The Eurasian Triangleby Hiroaki Kuromiya; Georges Mamoulia

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    The Eurasian triangle of Russia, the Caucasus, and Japan is a forgotten history of cardinal importance that, stretching from the Russo-Japanese War to World War II, influenced Western Cold War strategies. This book is also the story of a friendship rare in international politics between two unlikely partners unspoiled by political vicissitudes. more...

  • Medicine, Charity and Mutual Aidby Peter Shapely; Anne Borsay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The history of the voluntary sector in British towns and cities has received increasing scholarly attention in recent years. Nevertheless, whilst there have been a number of valuable contributions looking at issues such as charity as a key welfare provider, charity and medicine, and charity and power in the community, there has been no book length... more...