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Sex and Class in Women's History: Essays from Feminist Studies

by Judith L. Newton, Mary P. Ryan & Judith R. Walkowitz

The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the developments which have taken place - in the types of questions...


The Feminists: Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920

by Richard J. Evans

Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the world in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries....


History on Television

by Ann Gray & Erin Bell

In recent years non-fiction history programmes have flourished on television. This interdisciplinary study of history programming identifies and examines different genres employed by producers and tracks their...


Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England

by Valerie Fildes

Originally published in 1990, this book met the rising interest in the subject of women in pre-industrial England, bringing together a group of scholars with diverse and wide-ranging interests; experts in social...


How Best Do We Survive?: A Modern Political History of the Tamil Muslims

by Kenneth McPherson

This book traces the social and political history of the Muslims of south India from the later nineteenth century to Independence in 1947, and the contours that followed. It describes a community in search of...


Education and Society in a Changing Mizoram: The Practice of Pedagogy

by Lakshmi Bhatia

Located in the domain of cultural politics, the book with rich ethnographical data from Mizoram, a lesser known and understood state, brings the community, state and culture to centre-stage, along with family...


Israel: A History

by Anita Shapira

A history of Israel in the context of the modern Jewish experience and the history of the Middle East


Sherman and the Burning of Columbia

by Marion Brunson Lucas

Investigates who really burned South Carolina's capital in 1865


Venice: A New History

by Thomas F. Madden

A spellbinding new portrait of one of the world's most beloved cities

La Serenissima. Its breathtaking architecture, art, and opera ensure that Venice remains a perennially popular destination for tourists and...


A Brief History of the Birth of the Nazis

by Nigel Jones

The birth pangs of Nazism grew out of the death agony of the Kaiser's Germany. Defeat in World War I and a narrow escape from Communist revolution brought not peace but five chaotic years (1918-1923) of civil...


Military Intelligence Blunders and Cover-Ups: New Revised Edition

by Colonel John Hughes-Wilson

This book is a professional military-intelligence officer's and a controversial insider's view of some of the greatest intelligence blunders of recent history. It includes the serious developments in government...


A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors

by Anthony Blond

With the recent success of 'Rome' on BBC2, no one will look at the private lives of the Roman Emperors again in the same light. Anthony Blond's scandalous expose of the life of the Caesars is a must-read for...


The Politics of Dispossession: The Struggle for Palestinian Self-Determination, 1969-1994

by Edward W. Said

Ever since the appearance of his groundbreaking The Question of Palestine, Edward Said has been America's most outspoken advocate for Palestinian self-determination. As these collected essays amply prove, he...


Peace And Its Discontents: Essays on Palestine in the Middle East Peace Process

by Edward W. Said

In works such as Culture and Imperialism, Said has compelled us to question our culture's most privileged myths. Now with this impassioned and incisive book, our foremost Palestinian-American intellectual challenges...


Daughter of Jerusalem

by Joanne Otto

"Daughter of Jerusalem" takes its 21st-century readers on a journey back to the first-century world of a young rabbi named Yeshua-better known to us as Jesus. Mara, the young heroine of this story, gets to mingle...


We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

by Kate Khatib, Margaret Killjoy & Mike McGuire

The only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.


Commanding the Storm: Civil War Battles in the Words of the Generals Who Fought Them

by John Richard Stephens

From Beauregard and Custer to Lee and Sherman, twelve commanders from each side vividly describe what they and their men experienced at twelve of the war’s most legendary battles from Fort Sumter to Appomattox...


Robert Duncan in San Francisco

by Michael Rumaker

A revealing portrait of a major poet of the SF Renaissance and a gripping account of late ’50s gay life.


Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East

by Rashid Khalidi

Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award

An examination of the failure of the United States as a broker in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, through three key historical moments

 

For more than seven...


Special Forces Sniper Skills

by Robert Stirling

This hard hitting account details the men, weapons and techniques used to coldly eliminate high value targets on the battlefield, in hostage situations, in political assassinations and elsewhere.

Though many...