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- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
<div>Daughters of Ireland is a collection of fifteen mini-biographies of exceptional Irish women in history who were pioneers in their field. The chapters follow the lives of each women from their parentage, birth and early lives, teen and school years, through to their careers, achievements and legacies. Each woman followed a different path,... 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 2014; US$ 39.95
The sheer number of publications on Feminism make it difficult for students who approach the subject for the first time to gain a sense of what the main issues and interpretations are. This book addresses this by offering students an overview of feminism and its history across several countries and time periods, along with an annotated guide to... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 415.00
Folktales and fairy tales have long played an important role in cultures around the world. They pass customs and lore from generation to generation, provide insights into the peoples who created them, and offer inspiration to creative artists working in media that now include television, film, manga, photography, and computer games. This second, expanded... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
The 1920s is often recognised as a decade of fascism, flappers and film. Covering the political, economic and social developments of the 1920s throughout the world, The Global 1920s takes an international and cross-cultural perspective on the critical changes and conditions that prevailed from roughly 1919 to 1930. With twelve chapters on themes including... more...
- 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...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
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...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2011; US$ 8.74
A History of Marriage explores how marriage developed, and examines real-life experiences in their wider historical context: How did a wealthy couple's experience differ from a poor one's? How did children both fit into and define the shape of marriage? What were a couple's alternatives to staying together, and how long was the average marriage until... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2006; US$ 30.00
Only once we understand the long history of human efforts to draw sustenance from the land can we grasp the nature of the crisis that faces humankind today, as hundreds of millions of people are faced with famine or flight from the land. From Neolithic times through the earliest civilizations of the ancient Near East, in savannahs, river valleys... more...