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Legion versus Phalanx

The Epic Struggle for Infantry Supremacy in the Ancient World


From the time of Ancient Sumeria, the heavy infantry phalanx dominated the battlefield. Armed with...

The Kongolese Saint Anthony

Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita and the Antonian Movement, 1684–1706


In 1704, Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita claimed to be possessed by St Anthony and attempted to stop the...

OUP Oxford (2001)

Beginning with a discussion of familiar images of the French Revolution, garnered from Dickens,...

Lieutenant Nun

Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World

Beacon Press (2011)

One of the earliest known autobiographies by a woman, this is the extraordinary tale of Catalina de...

The Mystery of the Last Supper

Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus


This book examines inconsistencies between the gospel accounts of the final week of Jesus and...

Ecological Imperialism

The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900


The second edition of this classic work that evaluates the ecological reasons for European...


At 9:02 am on Wednesday April 19, 1995, two tons of explosives ripped apart the federal office...

Europe's Promise

Why the European Way Is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age

A quiet revolution has been occurring in post-World War II Europe. A world power has emerged across...

Amigo Reader (2011)

This is the first publication in English of Pierre Briant's classic short history of Alexander...

Complying with Europe

EU Harmonisation and Soft Law in the Member States

Gerda Falkner, Oliver Treib and 2 more...

This book presents an in-depth empirical study of the effects of 'voluntaristic' and (partly) 'soft'...