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- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
From the wooden horse at Troy to a harrowing photograph snapped in Vietnam, from Robert E. Lee?s lost battle plans to the evacuation of Dunkirk, world history has been shaped as much by chance and error as by courage and heroism. Time and again, invincible armies fall to weaker opponents in the face of impossible odds, when the outcome had seemed... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Barbara Frale gives us an explosive, exhaustively researched history of the medieval world?s most powerful military order, the Templars. At its height, the Order of the Knights Templar rivaled the kingdoms of Europe in military might, economic power, and political influence. For 700 years, the tragic demise of this society of warrior-monks amid accusations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 21.95
Feminism is a cultural as well as a political movement. It changes the way women think and feel and affects how women and men live their lives and interpret the world. For this reason it has provoked lively debate and fierce antagonisms that have continued to the present day. Contemporary feminism and its concerns are rooted in a history stretching... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
This interdisciplinary collection considers public and popular history within a global framework, seeking to understand considerations of local, domestic histories and the ways they interact with broader discourses. Grounded in particular local and national situations, the book addresses the issues associated with popular history in a globalised cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Why did communism grow so quickly? Why did it spread to turn almost half of the world red by the mid-1970s? What impact did it have upon capitalism and capitalist society? Communism is a concise introduction to one of the most important and influential movements of the 20th century. It shows how the modern communist movement emerged out of radical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95
Slavery in Greece and Rome has always prompted comparisons with that of more recent history. This volume includes discussions of the relationship between war, piracy and slavery, early abolitionist movements as well as the supply and domestic aspects of slavery in these ancient societies. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 4.99
In chapters entitled ?The Hell of Healthy Food?,?Why you Shouldn?t Diet?, ?The Light-hearted Side of Weight?, ?Daft Diets?, and ?Food Philosophy?, Aubrey Malone has collected a hilarious compendium of witticisms on the greatness of grub, from thought-provoking reflections to laugh-out-loud observations. This handy, pocket-sized book is a must-have... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2003; US$ 25.00
As recently as the 1970s, gay and lesbian history was a relatively unexplored field for serious scholars. The past quarter century, however, has seen enormous growth in gay and lesbian studies. The literature is now voluminous; it is also widely scattered and not always easily accessible. In Toward Stonewall, Nicholas Edsall provides a much-needed... more...