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From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution

Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618-1718

Royal Favouritism and the Governing Elite of the Spanish Monarchy, 1640-1665

The Waffen-SS

The Killing Wind

The Anatomy of Myth

Charlie Foxtrot: Fixing Defence Procurement in Canada

by Kim Richard Nossal & Ferry de Kerckhove

Defence procurement in Canada is a mess, with hundreds of millions of dollars being routinely wasted, despite which the Canadian Armed Forces is woefully underequipped and lacking crucial capacity. Charlie Foxtrot...


Filming the Everyday: Independent Documentaries in Twenty-First-Century China

by Paul G. Pickowicz & Yingjin Zhang

This cutting-edge book examines the rapidly developing scene of Chinese independent documentary, arguably the most courageous player in contemporary Chinese visual culture.

The book’s emphasis on current issues...


Culpability of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Multidisciplinary Primer

by Abdul Karim Bangura

This book contributes to the debate over the culpability of the Trans-Atlantic Slave from various disciplinary perspectives. The general thesis that undergirds the book is that by knowing who was predisposed...


Stealing Home

The Letters of Psellos

Ambition and Reality

by Christian Prosl, Franz Cede & Franz Fischler

The authors' analysis sheds light on Austria's foreign policy after the Second World war and offers insights into recent developments based on many years of experience in the diplomatic service. This book describes...


Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush

by Susan Lee Johnson

Winner of the 2001 Bancroft Prize. Historical insight is the alchemy that transforms the familiar story of the Gold Rush into something sparkling and new. The world of the Gold Rush that comes down to us through...


Hemingway at War: Ernest Hemingway's Adventures as a World War II Correspondent

by Terry Mort

From Omaha Beach on D-Day and the French Resistance to the tragedy of Huertgen Forest and the Liberation of Paris, this is the story of Ernest Hemingway's adventures in journalism during World War II. In the...


The French Revolution: From Enlightenment to Tyranny

by Ian Davidson

A vital and illuminating look at this profoundly important (and often perplexing) historical moment, by former Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist Ian Davidson. The French Revolution casts a long...


Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

by Nicola Tallis

A significant retelling of the often-misunderstood tale of Lady Jane Grey's journey through her trial and execution—recalling the dangerous plots and web of deadly intrigue in which she became involuntarily...


The Marines in World War II

by Michael E. Haskew

2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that pushed the United States into World War II and sent thousands of US Marines to fight and die on tiny islands half a world away. Today, Iwo...


In Good Hands

by Charles Fish

In 1836, Henry Lester moved his family from the Vermont hills to better land on the valley floor north of Rutland, beginning a saga six generations on a farm, which this book portrays and explores with an affectionate...


The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World's Greatest Civilization

by Anthony Everitt

A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian

 

Filled...


Midwives and Mothers: The Medicalization of Childbirth on a Guatemalan Plantation

by Sheila Cosminsky

The World Health Organization is currently promoting a policy of replacing traditional or lay midwives in countries around the world. As part of an effort to record the knowledge of local midwives before it...