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  • The Style of Parisby George Huppert

    Indiana University Press 1999; US$ 13.99

    ... impressive and challenging reevaluation of the sixteenth-century origins of the Enlightenment." —Sixteenth Century Journal In this book, George Huppert introduces the reader to a group of talented young men, some of them teenagers, who were the talk of the town in Renaissance Paris. They called themselves philosophes, they wrote poetry, they... more...

  • Crowns and Coloniesby Robert Aldrich; Cindy McCreery

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 105.00

    Queen Victoria, who also bore the title of Empress of India, had a real and abiding interest in the British Empire, but other European monarchs also ruled over possessions 'beyond the seas'. This collection of original essays explores the connections between monarchy and colonialism, from the old regime empires down to the Commonwealth of today. With... more...

  • The Birth of a New Europeby Theodore S. Hamerow

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    Between the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars and the outbreak of the First World War, Europe underwent a transformation unparalleled in its history. No comparable degree of change had occurred on the Continent since the New Stone Age. Theodore Hamerow examines the innovations that challenged nineteenth-century Europe, using a perspective that transcends... more...

  • Britain's Lost Revolution?by Daniel Szechi

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book is a frontal attack on an entrenched orthodoxy. Our official, public vision of the early eighteenth century demonises Louis XIV and France and marginalises the Scots Jacobites. Louis is seen as an incorrigibly imperialistic monster and the enemy of liberty and all that is good and progressive. The Jacobite Scots are presented as so foolishly... more...

  • The routes to exileby Scott Soo

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 100.00

    Analyses the experiences of Spanish Republican refugees in France more...

  • The Knights Templarby Sean Martin

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 20.00

    This book is an essential exploration into the history of a legendary group of Crusaders, which are prominently featured in Dan Brown's recent best seller, The Da Vinci Code. The Knights Templar rose from humble beginnings to become the most powerful military religious order of the Middle Ages. Formed to protect pilgrims in the Holy Land, they participated... more...

  • British and American Commercial Relations with Soviet Russia, 1918-1924by Christine A. White

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    White reassesses Anglo-American trade with Soviet Russia immediately following the Bolshevik Revolution to show that, unlike diplomatic relations, commercial ties were not severed by ideological differences. She argues that British and American trade with Russia resumed soon after the Bolsheviks' rise to power and that this period of trade had a significant... more...

  • Armies of Heavenby Jay Rubenstein

    Basic Books 2011; US$ 42.00

    At Moson, the river Danube ran red with blood. At Antioch, the Crusaders their saddles freshly decorated with sawed-off headsindiscriminately clogged the streets with the bodies of eastern Christians and Turks. At Ma'arra, they cooked children on spits and ate them. By the time the Crusaders reached Jerusalem, their questand their violence had become... more...

  • Revolutions in the Atlantic World, New Editionby Wim Klooster

    NYU Press 2018; US$ 26.00

    A new look at a contentious period in the history of the Atlantic world   Within just a half century, the American, French, Haitian, and Spanish American revolutions transformed the Atlantic world. This book is the first to analyze these events through a comparative lens, revealing several central themes in the field of Atlantic history. From... more...

  • Tangible Belongingby John C. Swanson

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 34.95 US$ 29.71

    Tangible Belonging presents a compelling historical and ethnographic study of the German speakers in Hungary, from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century. Through this tumultuous period in European history, the Hungarian-German leadership tried to organize German-speaking villagers, Hungary tried to integrate (and later expel) them, and... more...