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Joseph Banks, Iceland and the North Atlantic 1772-1820 / Journals, Letters and Documents

by Anna Agnarsdóttir

Sir Joseph Banks was one of the great figures of Georgian England, best known for participating as naturalist in Cook's Endeavour voyage (1768-71), as a patron of science and as the longest-serving President...


French Foreign Legion 1831Â?71

by Martin Windrow & Gerry Embleton

Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its 'first generation'. Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years...


The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World

by Sally McKee

The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dédé, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France

In 1855, Edmond Dédé, a free black composer from New Orleans, emigrated...


A Shepherd's Life

by William Henry Hudson

"A Shepherd's Life" is a 1910 novel by Argentinian naturalist and author William Henry Hudson. It is the story of a shepherd called Caleb Bawcombe whose sheep roam the Wiltshire, Dorset, and Hampshire borders....


The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914

by Richard J. Evans

An Economist Best Book of the Year

“Sweeping . . . an ambitious synthesis . . . [Evans] writes with admirable narrative power and possesses a wonderful eye for local color . . . Fascinating.”—Stephen Schuker,...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1907-1908

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The First Vcs: The Stories Behind the First Victoria Crosses in the Crimean War and the Definition of Courage

by John Grehan

Officers led and men followed; all were expected to do their duty without thought of reward. Enlisted men rarely penetrated the officer ranks and promotion owed more to money than merit. Then came the Crimean...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1905

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1902

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1903

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1909-1910

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1906

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


Modernity and Epistemology in Nineteenth-Century Spain: Fringe Discourses

by Alicia Cerezo Paredes & Ryan A. Davis

This collection provides an intellectual history of nineteenth-century Spain and examines the relationship between modernity and epistemology. The contributors analyze the debate between science and religion...


Historical Essays and Studies

by John Emerich Edward Dalberg & Lord Acton

This volume must be regarded not as the support of an existing reputation, or as a bid for the establishment of posthumous renown, but as the record and memorial of a rare and attractive personality. The accurate,...


Sir John Moore: The Making of a Controversial Hero

by Janet Macdonald

Sir John Moore is perhaps the second most famous British soldier of the Napoleonic Wars after the Duke of Wellington, yet his remarkable career has been neglected in comparison to his celebrated contemporary....


Household Mobility and Persistence in Guadalajara, Mexico: 1811-1842

by Monica L. Hardin

This study examines mobility and migration patterns in early nineteenth-century Guadalajara, Mexico. Using data from censuses, notarial records, wills, and other sources, it reveals a high level of mobility...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1868-1869

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1883

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1871

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...


The Englishwoman's Review of Social and Industrial Questions: 1898

by Janet Horowitz Murray & Myra Stark

The Englishwoman's Review, which published from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded a great change in the range of possibilities open to women. The ideal of the magazine was the idea of the emerging emancipated...