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  • When Histories Collideby Raymond Crotty; Jr. Raymond Crotty; Lars Mjoset

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 40.99

    Global assessment of the rise of Western capitalism using Ireland as a key case study. more...

  • Public and Popular Historyby Jerome De Groot

    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...

  • A Social History of the Scotch-Irishby Carlton Jackson

    Madison Books 1999; US$ 20.99

    Jackson traces the Scotch-Irish development from Lowland Scotland to Northern Ireland to the American colonies. more...

  • Communismby Mark Sandle

    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...

  • Classical Slaveryby Moses I. Finley

    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 Manual for British Menby Chris McNab

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    <div>This book contains everything the well-bred British man needs to know. The contents include day-to-day skills such as how to siege a castle, fire a longbow, correctly clean a Maxim machine-gun and capture an enemy trench; sporting science such as jousting, fencing and boxing (Queensbury's Rules, of course); domestic essentials such... more...

  • To Hell With The Dietby Aubrey Malone

    The History Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    <div>In chapters entitles 'The Hell of Healthy Food', 'Why You Shouldn't Diet'. 'The Lighthearted Side of Weight', 'Daft Diets', and 'Food Philosophy', Aubrey Malone has collected a hilarious compendium of witticismns on the greatness of grub, from thought-provoking reflections to laugh-out-loud observations. This handy, pocket-size book... more...

  • Hier stehe ich, ich kann nicht andersby Helge Hesse

    Bastei Entertainment 2014; US$ 8.03

    Ein Satz sagt mehr als tausend Worte: Wer die Hintergründe dieser achtzig berühmten Zitate von der Antike bis heute kennt, der versteht die Weltgeschichte. "Wissen ist Macht", wusste schon Francis Bacon. "Nutze den Tag", rät uns Horaz. "Nach uns die Sintflut", behauptete die Marquise de Pompadour. "Wollt ihr... more...

  • Toward Stonewallby Nicholas C. Edsall

    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...

  • Old World, New Worldby Leonard J. Sadosky; Peter Nicolaisen; Peter S. Onuf; Andrew J. O?Shaughnessy

    University of Virginia Press 2010; US$ 65.00

    Old World, New World: America and Europe in the Age of Jefferson grew out of workshops in Salzburg and Charlottesville sponsored by Monticello?s International Center for Jefferson Studies, and revisits a question of long-standing interest to American historians: the nature of the relationship between America and Europe during the Age... more...