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America's Public Holidays

by Ellen M. Litwicki

From the revered Memorial Day to the forgotten Lasties Day, America's Public Holidays is a timely and thoughtful analysis of how the civic culture of America has been fashioned. By analyzing how holidays became...


Catholic Prayers to Saintly Germanic Kings & Queens

by Marie Noel

Rare 50 historic Roman Catholic prayers to 12 Germanic royal saints. Most prayers are from the Middle Ages and have been translated from French, German & Latin. Other prayers are to Jesus and Mary as well as...


The Sextants of Beijing: Global Currents in Chinese History

by Joanna Waley-Cohen

This powerful work puts to rest the long-held myth that Chinese civilization is monolithic, unchanging, and perennially cut off from the rest of the world.An inviting history of China from the days of the ancient...


Journal 1935-1944: The Fascist Years

by Mihail Sebastian

Hailed as one of the most important portrayals of the dark years of Nazism, this powerful chronicle by the Romanian Jewish writer Mihail Sebastian offers a lucid and finely shaded analysis of erotic and social...


Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

by Yuksel Atillasoy

This two-part book is about the life and achievements of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, father and founder of the Turkish Republic and leader during the Turkish War of Independence. This historical biography covers...


A Man of Distinction Among Them: Alexander McKee and British-Indian Affairs along the Ohio Country Frontier, 1754-1801

by Larry L Nelson

A Man of Distinction among Them represents an important step in understanding the complexities surrounding the early history of the Ohio Country and the Old Northwest and provides the clearest and most comprehensive...


Sword of the Border: Major General Jacob Jennings Brown, 1775-1830

by John D Morris

Jacob Jennings Brown may well be the most successful, yet forgotten, general of his time. Born into a Pennsylvania Quaker family on the eve of the American Revolution, Brown worked as a Quaker schoolteacher...


Cool Comfort: America's Romance with Air-Conditioning

by Marsha Ackermann

The year 2002 marked the 100th anniversary of the first installation of air-conditioning. During the past century, it has become a staple of American life; 83% of US homes are now air-conditioned. In this engaging...


At the Edge of Space: The X-15 Flight Program

by Milton O. Thompson & Neil A. Armstrong

In At the Edge of Space, Milton O. Thompson tells the dramatic story of one of the most successful research aircraft ever flown. The first full-length account of the X-15 program, the book profiles the twelve...


The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations

by Max Weber

Max Weber, widely recognized as the greatest of the founders of classical sociology, is often associated with the development of capitalism in Western Europe and the analysis of modernity. But he also had...


A Great and Good Man: George Washington in the Eyes of His Contemporaries

by John P. Kaminski & Jill Adair McCaughan

A Great and Good Man presents a lively collection of contemporary letters, poems, addresses and newspaper reports that demonstrate the remarkable esteem in which Washington was held. Washington would become,...


The Shortest History of Europe

by John Hirst

Celebrated historian John Hirst offers a fascinating exploration of the qualities that made Europe a world-changing civilisation.

The Shortest History of Europe begins with a rapid overview of European civilisation,...


The Sex Lives of Australians: A History

by Frank Bongiorno

Winner of the 2013 ACT Book of the Year Award.

Cross-dressing colonists, effeminate bushrangers and women-shortage woes - here is the first ever history of sex in Australia, from Botany Bay to the present-day...


A Chronology of Librarianship, 1960-2000

by Jeffrey M. Wilhite

This book covers all areas of library literature that inform the history of librarianship and ranges over multiple continents. Its broad scope lends itself to wide use by scholars and students of library history...


Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More: The Last Soviet Generation

by Alexei Yurchak

Soviet socialism was based on paradoxes that were revealed by the peculiar experience of its collapse. To the people who lived in that system the collapse seemed both completely unexpected and completely unsurprising....


Van Diemen's Land

by James Boyce

"The most significant colonial history since The Fatal Shore. In re-imagining Australia's past, it invents a new future."-Richard Flanagan

Almost half of the convicts who came to Australia came to Van Diemen's...


The Homeric "Hymn to Demeter": Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays

by Helene P. Foley

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, composed in the late seventh or early sixth century B.C.E., is a key to understanding the psychological and religious world of ancient Greek women. The poem tells how Hades, lord...


The Origins of Fascist Ideology 1918-1925

by Emilio Gentile

The masterwork by Gentile fills a broad gap in the understanding of the origins of a major political movement of the 20th Century: fascism. This is the first detailed and definitive study of the development...


Hitler & Mussolini: The Secret Meetings

by Santi Corvaja & Robert Miller

The only book of its kind, telling the story through the eyes of the participants.


Arab Social Life in the Middle Ages: An Illustrated Study

by Shirley Guthrie

This vivid portrait of everyday life in the medieval Arab world draws on thirteenth century miniatures from collections as far afield as St Petersburg and Istanbul. The wide range of topics covers every aspect...