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  • The Lawyer of the Churchby Pablo Mijangos y Gonzalez

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 45.00

    Mexico?s Reforma , the mid-nineteenth-century liberal revolution, decisively shaped the country by disestablishing the Catholic Church, secularizing public affairs, and laying the foundations of a truly national economy and culture. † † The Lawyer of the Church is an examination of the Mexican clergy?s response to the Reforma through a study... more...

  • Alcohol and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Mexicoby Deborah Toner

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00

    Drawing on an analysis of issues surrounding the consumption of alcohol in a diverse range of source materials, including novels, newspapers, medical texts, and archival records, this lively and engaging interdisciplinary study explores sociocultural nation-building processes in Mexico between 1810 and 1910. Examining the historical importance of... more...

  • Germany's Defeat in the First World Warby Mark Karau

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00

    Much has been written about the causes for the outbreak of World War I and the ways in which the war was fought, but few historians have tackled the reasons why the Germans, who appeared on the surface to be winning for most of the war, ultimately lost. This book, in contrast, presents an in-depth examination of the complex interplay of factors?social,... more...

  • Voices from the Pastby John Grehan

    Frontline Books 2015; US$ 19.99

    For more than twenty years Europe had been torn apart by war. Dynasties had crumbled, new states had been created and a generation had lost its young men. When it seemed that peace might at last settle across Europe, terrible news was received - Napoleon had escaped from exile and was marching upon Paris. Europe braced itself once again for war. The... more...

  • Wellington's Engineersby Mark S. Thomson

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 21.99

    The role of the Royal Engineers in the Peninsular War has long been neglected and often misunderstood, and Mark Thompson's history is the first full account of their work and of the contribution they made throughout the conflict. He draws on his unrivalled collection of the engineers' letters and diaries in order to tell, in vivid detail, the... more...

  • The Malaspina Expedition 1789?1794by Carlos Novi; Dr Felipe FernŠndez-Armesto; Mr Andrew David; Professor Glyndwr Williams

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Among the voyages of exploration and surveying in the late 18th century, that of Alejandro Malaspina best represents the high ideals and scientific interests of the Enlightenment. Italian-born, Malaspina entered the Spanish navy in 1774. In September 1788 he and fellow-officer Josť Bustamante submitted a plan to the Ministry of Marine for a voyage... more...

  • The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Youngerby C. Ian Jackson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    William Scoresby (1789-1857) made his first voyage in the whaler Resolution from Whitby to the Greenland Sea, west of Spitsbergen, in 1800. Three years later he was formally apprenticed to his father and another three years saw him promoted to chief officer. On 5 October 1810, his twenty-first birthday, ?the earliest at which, by reason of age, I... more...

  • The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768by John Dunmore

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The French entered the Pacific in the late 17th century, but the ocean remained largely a Spanish preserve until British navigators began to cross its vast expanse in the mid 1760s. France's concerns that Britain might establish its superiority in the area, meant they welcomed Louis de Bougainville's voyage of exploration undertaken in 1766-9. After... more...

  • The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Younger (1789?1857)by Dr C Ian Jackson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This is the third and final volume in the set of William Scoresby's journals. It contains the unpublished accounts of his three voyages 1817, 1818 and 1820. During the years of the voyages in this volume Scoresby's life changed profoundly. An unsuccessful hunt for whales in 1817 led to a break with the Whitby shipowners, and command of the Fame in... more...

  • The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Younger (1789?1857)by Dr C Ian Jackson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This second volume of William Scoresby's journals contains the unpublished accounts of his three voyages in the Esk in 1814?16. As before, these lengthy journals combine scientific records and social and religious comment as well as detailed descriptions of navigation and whaling. They also continue to demonstrate the competence and confidence of... more...