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Revisiting divisions of Labour

by Graham Crow & Jaimie Ellis

Revisiting divisions of labour is a reflection on the making of a modern sociological classic text and its enduring influence on the discipline and beyond. Ray Pahl's 1984 book is distinctive in the sustained...


The Formation of Turkish Republicanism

by Banu Turnaoğlu

Turkish republicanism is commonly thought to have originated with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and the founding of modern Turkey in 1923, and understood exclusively in terms of Kemalist ideals, characterized by the...


Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire

by Corey Ross

Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire provides the first wide-ranging environmental history of the heyday of European imperialism, from the late nineteenth century to the end of the colonial era. It focuses...


Suncoast Empire

by Frank A. Cassell

In the early 20th century, Bertha Palmer was one of the best-known and wealthiest women in America. She was an art collector, women’s rights advocate, businesswoman, owner of Chicago’s Palmer House Hotel,...


The Clever Teens' Guide to The Cold War (The Clever Teens’ Guides)

by Felix Rhodes

From the end of World War Two to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 the world lived within the shadow of the Cold War. For almost half a century the East and the West eyed each other with suspicion and...


13 Stradomska Street

by Andrew Potok

"Potok is blind but he makes us see not only the pre-World War Two landscape from which he and his family fled, but also how and why and at what price." —Jay Neugeboren, author of "Max Baer and the Star of...


No Glory In War

by Christa Unnasch

About this book It explores Europe and its people before, during and after WWII, and contains the life and family stories of ordinary and well-known characters, as well as those of the two big players in this...


Stalin

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Stalin in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Joseph Stalin. Following the...


Bloody Sunday

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of Bloody Sunday in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Bloody Sunday. In January 1972,...


Concentration Camps

by Dan Stone

Concentration camps are a relatively new invention, a recurring feature of twentieth century warfare, and one that is important to the modern global consciousness and identity. Although the most famous concentration...


Theodore Roosevelt

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Theodore Roosevelt in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt...


Margaret Thatcher

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Margaret Thatcher in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Margaret Thatcher. In the 1970s,...


Vladimir Lenin

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Vladimir Lenin in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Vladimir Lenin. Having seen his...


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of...


The Nuremberg Trials

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Nuremberg trials in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Nuremberg trials....


Apartheid

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of apartheid in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of apartheid in South Africa. For over...


The Treaty of Versailles

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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Treaty of Versailles in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Treaty of Versailles....


John F. Kennedy

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of John F. Kennedy in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of John F. Kennedy. At a time when...


Gandhi

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Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Mahatma Gandhi in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Gandhi’s life and achievements....


The 20th Century through Children's Eyes | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

The 20th century pertains to the years from 1900 to 1999. It is a remarkable period because of the medical, social, international and technological innovations. But along with these, there were also genocides...