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Glasgow's East End

by Nuala Naughton

From bishops to battlefields, barrowboys to business tycoons, Nuala Naughton brings to life some of the characters and events that have shaped Glasgow’s East End since the city’s founder, St Mungo, first...


Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

by Edward Berenson

During the decades of empire (1870-1914), legendary heroes and their astonishing deeds of conquest gave imperialism a recognizable human face. Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Charles Gordon,...


Reflections on the University of California: From the Free Speech Movement to the Global University

by Neil J. Smelser

These invaluable essays offer an insider's perspective on three decades at a major American university during a time of political turmoil. Neil J. Smelser, who spent thirty-six years as a professor of sociology...


Children of the Dream: Our Own Stories Growing Up Black in America

by Laurel Holliday

"I let somebody call me 'nigger.' It wasn't just any old body, either; it was my friend. That really hurt."

-- Amitiyah Elayne Hyman

Martin Luther King, Jr., dreamed of a day when black children were judged...


Messengers of the Lost Battalion: The Heroic 551st and the Turning of the Tide at th

by Gregory Orfalea

The author of Before the Flames and the son of a member of the ill-fated infantry battalion discusses America's 551st Battalion and their heroic, little-known role during World War II's Battle of the Bulge.


State Facts for Fun! Colorado

by Wyatt Michaels

State Facts for Fun! Colorado is an educational and entertaining experience for the whole family. Kids will love the humor and pictures that are contained within, while parents will love that their children...


A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II

by William Stevenson

A New York Times Best Seller!

The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated...


The Last Battle: The Classic History of the Battle for Berlin

by Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of the final offensive against Hitler's Third Reich -- newly in print for the 50th anniversary of VE Day.

The Battle for Berlin was the culminating struggle of World War II in the European...


Austen Chamberlain and the Commitment to Europe: British Foreign Policy 1924-1929

by Dr Richard S Grayson & Richard S. Grayson

This is a study of Austen Chamberlain's term of office as Stanley Baldwin's Foreign Secretary from 1924-29. It is argued that Chamberlain's priority was a two-stage policy in Western Europe, which aimed at pacifying...


Sage, Saint and Sophist: Holy Men and Their Associates in the Early Roman Empire

by Graham Anderson

Holy men, both pagan and Christian are persistent and puzzling figures in the religious life of the Roman Empire. In this first historical study of Holy Men for more than half a century, Dr Anderson applies...


Gender, Kinship and Power: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary History

by Mary Jo Maynes, Ann Waltner & Birgitte Soland

Through twenty engaging essays exploring cultures ranging from ancient Judaic civilization to contemporary Brazil, Gender, Kinship and Power places important contemporary issues related to kinship--such as parental...


Sex Wars: Sexual Dissent and Political Culture (10th Anniversary Edition)

by Lisa Duggan & Nan D. Hunter

This book is a collection of essays written during the 1980s and 1990s, generated as parts of other, larger activist efforts going on at the time. Read together, the essays trace the progress of the conversations...


An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930

by Denise Lowe

Examine women’s contributions to film—in front of the camera and behind it!

An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930 is an A-to-Z reference guide (illustrated with over 150 hard-to-find...


Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: An Encyclopedia

by Margaret C. Schaus

From women's medicine and the writings of Christine de Pizan to the lives of market and tradeswomen and the idealization of virginity, gender and social status dictated all aspects of women's lives during the...


Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine: An Encyclopedia

by Thomas F. Glick, Steven Livesey & Faith Wallis

Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine details the whole scope of scientific knowledge in the medieval period in more than 300 A to Z entries. This resource discusses the research, application of knowledge,...


The Contested Theological Authority of Thomas Aquinas: The Controversies Between Hervaeus Natalis and Durandus of St. Pourcain, 1307-1323

by Elizabeth Lowe

This book explains how the authority Thomas Aquinas's theological teachings grew out of the doctrinal controversies surrounding it within the Dominican Order. The adoption and eventual promotion of the teachings...


Las Abejas: Pacifist Resistance and Syncretic Identities in a Globalizing Chiapas

by Marco Tavanti

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia

by Bernard A. Cook

Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work of some 1,700 entries in two volumes. Its scope includes all of Europe and the successor states to the former Soviet Union. The volumes provide...


Using Computers in History: A Practical Guide to Data Presentation, Analysis and the Internet

by M.J. Lewis & Roger Lloyd-Jones

Using Computers in History is designed to introduce students to historical computing through practical workshop exercises. With topics such as the pattern of nineteenth century emigration from the UK, the performance...


Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951

by Gerd Gemünden

Hundreds of German-speaking film professionals took refuge in Hollywood during the 1930s and 1940s, making a lasting contribution to American cinema. Hailing from Austria, Hungary, Poland, Russia, and the Ukraine,...