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Facing the Revocation

Bodysnatchers: Digging Up The Untold Stories of Britain's Resurrection Men

by Suzie Lennox

In this chilling history of the bodysnatching trade, the stories of Britain's lesser known Resurrection Men are told. Here are the stories of the men who robbed graves during the winter months of 1742 - 1832,...

Cowpens 1781

by Ed Gilbert, Catherine Gilbert & Graham Turner

This is a blistering account of the battle of Cowpens, a short, sharp conflict which marked a crucial turning point in the American Revolution. With Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton and the British troops in hot pursuit,...

Pendle Forest Folk

by Jean Walton

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality,...

The Samurai

by Stephen Turnbull

The world of the samurai, the legendary elite warrior cult of old Japan, has for too long been associated solely with military history and has largely remained a mystery. In this exciting new book, Stephen Turnbull,...

The Barbary Pirates 15th-17th Centuries

by Angus Konstam & Gerry Embleton

For the best part of three centuries the 'corsairs' or pirates from the 'Barbary' coasts of North Africa dominated the Western and Central Mediterranean. They made forays far into the Atlantic, preying on the...

All Things Made New

The Black Prince of Florence

English Villages And Hamlets

by Humphrey Pakington

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,...

Lord Burghley and Episcopacy, 1577-1603

by Brett Usher

Lord Burghley and Episcopacy, 1577-1603 examines the selection and promotion of bishops within the shifting sands of ecclesiastical politics at the Elizabethan court, drawing on the copious correspondence of...

Forts of the American Revolution 1775-83

by Rene Chartrand & Donato Spedaliere

Though primarily fought in the field, the American Revolution saw fortifications play an important part in some of the key campaigns of the war. Field fortifications were developed around major towns including...

Food Hawkers: Selling in the Streets from Antiquity to the Present

by Melissa Calaresu & Danielle van den Heuvel

Street vendors are ubiquitous across the world and throughout history. They are part of almost any distribution chain, and play an important role in the marketing of consumer goods particularly to poorer customers....

Liberty or Death: The French Revolution

by Peter McPhee

The French Revolution has fascinated, perplexed, and inspired for more than two centuries. It was a seismic event that radically transformed France and launched shock waves across the world. In this provocative...

The American Revolution: New Nation as New Empire

by Neil L. York

In The American Revolution, 1760 to 1790: New Nation as New Empire, Neil York details the important and complex events that transpired during the creation of the enduring American Republic. This text presents...

Mind Your Manors: Tried-and-True British Household Cleaning Tips

by Lucy Lethbridge

The author of Servants tells us what made British households, of all sizes, shine.

British estates were known to be the epitome of cleanliness with their white-glove perfection. Through her meticulous research...

Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources

by Laura Sangha & Jonathan Willis

Understanding Early Modern Primary Sources is an introduction to the rich treasury of source material available to students of early modern history. During this period, political development, economic and social...

God in the Enlightenment

Camden 1780

by David Smith & Graham Turner

As the American Revolution continued, the British refocused their fight on the southern colonies in the hopes of triggering an outbreak of loyalism that would sweep the rebels aside. Under Sir Henry Clinton...

Slavery Hinterland: Transatlantic Slavery and Continental Europe, 1680-1850

by Felix Brahm & Eve Rosenhaft

Slavery Hinterland explores a neglected aspect of transatlantic slavery: the implication of a continental European hinterland. It focuses on historical actors in territories that were not directly involved in...

The Internalized Revolution

by Ehrhard Bahr & Thomas P. Saine

This book, originally published in 1992, traces the discourse on the French Revolution in Germany and its contributors investigate the processes and results of adopting or rejecting the values of the French...