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Colonial Period (1600-1775)

  • American Crucibleby Gary Gerstle

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    This sweeping history of twentieth-century America follows the changing and often conflicting ideas about the fundamental nature of American society: Is the United States a social melting pot, as our civic creed warrants, or is full citizenship somehow reserved for those who are white and of the "right" ancestry? Gary Gerstle traces the forces of... more...

  • Empire's Guest Workersby Matthew Casey

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    An innovative analysis of Haitian migrant experience, central to the exploration of race, politics, and development during US military occupation in Cuba. more...

  • Oliver Cromwell (Penguin Monarchs)by David Horspool

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    Although he styled himself 'His Highness', adopted the court ritual of his royal predecessors, and lived in the former royal palaces of Whitehall and Hampton Court, Oliver Cromwell was not a king - in spite of the best efforts of his supporters to crown him. Yet, as David Horspool shows in this illuminating new portrait of England's Lord Protector,... more...

  • Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754)by Knud Haakonssen; Sebastian Olden-Jørgensen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Ludvig Holberg (1684?1754) was the foremost representative of the Danish-Norwegian Enlightenment and also a European figure of note. He published significant works in natural law and history, but also a very important body of moral essays and epistles. He authored several engaging autobiographies and European travelogues, a major utopian novel that... more...

  • Beyond the Grand Tourby Rosemary Sweet; Gerrit Verhoeven; Sarah Goldsmith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Travel in early modern Europe is frequently represented as synonymous with the institution of the Grand Tour, a journey undertaken by elite young males from northern Europe to the centres of the arts and antiquity in Italy. Taking a somewhat different perspective, this volume builds upon recent research that pushes beyond this narrow orthodoxy and... more...

  • The Life and Works of Robert Baillie (1602-1662)by Alexander D. Campbell

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    First full study of the life and career of the Glaswegian minister Robert Baillie, establishing his significance and influence. more...

  • Eyewitness to the Alamoby Bill Groneman

    2017; US$ 9.99

    Eyewitness to the Alamo is the actual account of the siege and Battle of the Alamo by those who were present during the attack. This book is the first complete accounting of the Battle of the Alamo by one of our country's foremost authorities on the event. more...

  • Hitler's American Modelby James Q. Whitman

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model , James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish... more...

  • Reassessing the Radical Enlightenmentby Steffen Ducheyne

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Reassessing the Radical Enlightenment comprises fifteen new essays written by a team of international scholars. The collection re-evaluates the characteristics, meaning and impact of the Radical Enlightenment between 1660 and 1825, spanning England, Ireland, the Dutch Republic, France, Germany and the Americas. In addition to dealing with canonical... more...

  • The Disinformation Ageby Eric Cheyfitz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Disinformation Age , beginning in the present and going back to the American colonial period, constructs an original historical explanation for the current political crisis and the reasons the two major political parties cannot address it effectively. Commentators inside and outside academia have described this crisis with various terms ? income... more...