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- 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...
- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99
The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters is an exciting collection of first-hand stories describing the catastrophe of Titanic?s maiden voyage as told by its survivors shortly after the ship sank. Originally written and published in 1912, Logan Marshall?s book was the very first attempt to solve the mystery of the accident and relieve... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.95
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...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; US$ 80.00
What did the Church ever do for us?Johnston McKay unearths a practical social theology of the church in Scotland in the century from 1820. It has been widely believed that the church was largely mute on the widespread poverty and deprivation which accompanied the rapid expanse of urban life. This study asserts that the church was not lacking in commitment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00
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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00
The Pan-German League was the first political group to publically declare war on the Weimar Republic at the beginning of 1919. In Munich, Pan-Germans helped shape Hitler?s post-war political socialization. Uta Jungcurt outlines the previously neglected pathway from the Pan-German radical nationalism of the Reich to the völkisch extremism of the... more...