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  • History of Central America, Theby Thomas Pearcy

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    Examines the histories of Central American countries; Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama; from earliest times to the present day. more...

  • Remembering the Road to World War Twoby Patrick Finney

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    ?This is comparative history on a grand scale, skilfully analysing complex national debates and drawing major conclusions without ever losing the necessary nuances of interpretation.? Stefan Berger, University of Manchester, UK Remembering the Road to World War Two is a broad and comparative international survey of the historiography of the origins... more...

  • Victorian Relativityby Christopher Herbert

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 31.00

    One of the articles of faith of twentieth-century intellectual history is that the theory of relativity in physics sprang in its essentials from the unaided genius of Albert Einstein; another is that scientific relativity is unconnected to ethical, cultural, or epistemological relativisms. Victorian Relativity challenges these assumptions, unearthing... more...

  • Margaret Thatcher Volume Twoby John Campbell

    Random House 2011; US$ 18.32

    The first volume of John Campbell's biography of Margaret Thatcher was described by Frank Johnson in the Daily Telegraph as 'much the best book yet written about Lady Thatcher'. That volume, The Grocer's Daughter , described Mrs Thatcher's childhood and early career up until the 1979 General Election which carried her into Downing Street. This... more...

  • Internationalism Reconfiguredby Daniel Laqua

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    Many historians have downplayed the significance of interwar internationalism. They have presented the League of Nations and the campaigns of internationally-minded groups as idealistic failures in an age that was characterised by international tension and aggressive nationalisms. This book challenges such narratives by assessing transnational projects... more...

  • The Great American Missionby David Ekbladh

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    The Great American Mission traces how America's global modernization efforts during the twentieth century were a means to remake the world in its own image. David Ekbladh shows that the emerging concept of modernization combined existing development ideas from the Depression. He describes how ambitious New Deal programs like the Tennessee Valley... more...

  • Technology in Postwar Americaby Carroll Pursell

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    Carroll Pursell tells the story of the evolution of American technology since World War II. His fascinating and surprising history links pop culture icons with landmarks in technological innovation and shows how postwar politics left their mark on ever more...

  • Education and the Second World Warby Roy Lowe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This was the first book which globally surveyed the impact of the Second World War on schooling. It offers fascinating comparisons of the impact of total war, both in terms of physical disruption and its effects on the ideology of schooling. By analysing the effects on the education systems of each of the participant nations the contributors throw... more...

  • The Faithful Executionerby Joel F. Harrington

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 18.99

    Based on the rare and until now overlooked journal of a Renaissance-era executioner, the noted historian Joel F. Harrington's The Faithful Executioner takes us deep inside the alien world and thinking of Meister Frantz Schmidt of Nuremberg, who, during forty-five years as a professional executioner, personally put to death 394 individuals and tortured,... more...

  • The Third World in the Global 1960sby Samantha Christiansen; Zachary Scarlett

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Decades after the massive student protest movements that consumed much of the world, the 1960s remain a significant subject of scholarly inquiry. While important work has been done regarding radical activism in the United States and Western Europe, events in what is today known as the Global South-Asia, Africa, and Latin America-have yet to receive... more...