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Britain, 1846?1919

by Jocelyn Hunt

Britain, 1846 - 1919 is an exciting new approach to teaching and learning late nineteenth and early twentieth century British History at A Level, up to and including the First World War. It meets the needs of...


Women Workers and Gender Identities, 1835-1913: The Cotton and Metal Industries in England

by Carol E. Morgan

Women Workers and Gender Identities, 1835 - 1913 examines the experiences of women workers in the cotton and small metals industries and the discourses surrounding their labour. It demonstrates how ideas of...


Problematics of Military Power: Government, Discipline and the Subject of Violence

by Michael S. Drake

This book traces the relations between the organization of violence and social and political order from ancient Rome to early modern Europe. Following the work of Michel Foucault, the author studies the ways...


The Petite Bourgeoisie in Europe 1780-1914: Enterprise, Family and Independence

by Geoffrey Crossick & Heinz-Gerhard Haupt

Crossick and Haupt provide a major overview of the social, economic, cultural and political development of the petite bourgeoisie in modern Europe, a group until now largely neglected by European social historians....


Post-Colonial Cultures in France

by Alec Hargreaves & Mark McKinney

Ethnic minorities, principally from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the surviving remnants of France's overseas empire, are increasingly visible in contemporary France. Post-Colonial Cultures in France edited...


The Lesbian History Sourcebook: Love and Sex Between Women in Britain from 1780-1970

by Alison Oram & Annmarie Turnbull

This groundbreaking critical anthology gathers together a wide range of primary source material on lesbian lives in the past. The material here is drawn from a diverse range of sources, including court records,...


Where Troubadours Were Bishops: The Occitania of Folc of Marseille (1150-1231)

by Nicole M. Schulman

Using one man as a lens, a man known variously as Folquet, Folques, Folco, and Folc, it will examine some of the important changes and developments of the period from a new, more human, perspective.


Lighthouse Families

by Bruce Roberts & Cheryl Shelton-Roberts

What was it like to live and work at a lighthouse during the heyday of shipping and fishing? How did lighthouse keepers and their families stationed on remote islands while away the long, cold, lonely hours...


Alice Munro

by Brenda Pfaus

In Alice Munro, Brenda Pfaus provides a unique and intriguing look at one of Canada's greatest living writers.


Mobilize!: Why Canada Was Unprepared for the Second World War

by Larry D. Rose & J.L. Granatstein

Military specialist Larry D. Rose examines why Canada was not training and preparing to go to war before the declaration in 1939. The failures of all involved are examined, as are the other issues that delayed...


The Pirates' Pact: The Secret Alliances Between History's Most Notorious Buccaneers and Colonial America

by Douglas R. Burgess

The Secret Alliances Between History's Most Notorious Buccaneers and Colonial America

Was classical piracy an earlier version of state-sponsored terrorism?

Here's the story of how almost every well-known buccaneer...


The Globalization of Israel: McWorld in Tel Aviv, Jihad in Jerusalem

by Uri Ram

This book focuses on how globalization is impacting contemporary Israel. It is a concise and originally argued introduction to Israel, but the author, Uri Ram, is careful to frame his analysis in a broader discussion...


An Economic History of the United States: From 1607 to the Present

by Ronald Seavoy

An Economic History of the United States is an accessible and informative survey designed for undergraduate courses on American economic history. The book spans from 1607 to the modern age and presents a documented...


Sharaf Politics: Honor and Peacemaking in Israeli-Palestinian Society: Honor and Peacemaking in Israeli-Palestinian Society

by Sharon D. Lang

This book examines the Arabic conflict resolution method known as "sulha." In this process, notable male elders mediate conflicts between and within Arab communities. A lengthy process of political jockeying...


The Transgender Studies Reader

by Susan Stryker & Stephen Whittle

Transgender studies is the latest area of academic inquiry to grow out of the exciting nexus of queer theory, feminist studies, and the history of sexuality. Because transpeople challenge our most fundamental...


Human Resource Management in the British Armed Forces: Investing in the Future

by Alex Alexandreou, Richard Bartle & Richard Holmes

This study of the future of human resource management in the British armed forces considers the impace of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Macpherson report. It covers ethnic minorities and gay rights as well...


Tropical Versailles: Empire Monarchy and the Portuguese Royal Court in Rio de Janeiro 1808-1821: Empire, Monarchy, and the Portuguese Royal Court in R

by Kirsten Schultz

This engaging study tells the fascinating story of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World.


Sexualities in History: A Reader: A Reader

by Kim M. Phillips & Barry Reay

Over the past twenty years, historians have overturned nearly everything we once took for granted about human sexuality. Gender, sexual orientation, "deviance," and even the biology of sex have been unmasked...


Boys and Their Toys: Masculinity Class and Technology in America: Masculinity, Class and Technology in America

by Roger Horowitz

Negotiating the divide between "respectable manhood" and "rough manhood" this book explores masculinity at work and at play through provocative essays on labor unions, railroads, vocational training programs,...


Managed in Hong Kong: Adaptive Systems, Entrepreneurship and Human Resources

by Robert Fitzgerald & Chris Rowley

Hong Kong faces a new, or renewed, set of challenges linked to the up-grading of human resources, shifts in industrial structure, and emerging market demands. The contributors examine and analyse aspects of...