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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

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

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

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...


Feminism, Identity and Difference

by Susan J. Hekman

This study focuses on a set of issues at the forefront of feminist thought in the late 1990s: identity, difference and their implications for feminist politics. As feminism moves into an era in which differences...


Business Institutions and Behaviour in Australia

by David Merrett

This study of Australian business institutions and practices places the rise of big business in Australia in a comparative context through a study of its 100 largest firms in the first six and a half decades...


Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science, and Art in Early Modern Europe

by Pamela Smith & Paula Findlen

The beginning of global commerce in the early modern period had an enormous impact on European culture, changing the very way people perceived the world around them. Merchants and Marvels assembles essays by...


The Medicine Line: Life and Death on a North American Borderland

by Beth LaDow

The Medicine Line: Life and Death on the North American Borderland, is a complex and oftentimes dramatic mix of narrative storytelling and history in which ironies are explored, patterns of deed and response...


Forced Migration in Central and Eastern Europe, 1939-1950

by Alfred J. Rieber

These nine case studies, written by Russian, German and Austrian scholars and based on archival findings, should shed new light on deportations and resettlement in Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Germany....


Indians in Britain: Anglo-Indian Encounters, Race and Identity, 1880-1930

by Shompa Lahiri

This is an analysis of the nature and impact of the Indian presence in Britain, and British reactions to it. Problems of discrimination, isolation, and deprivation turned many students to politics, they appropriated...


Israeli-Soviet Relations, 1953-1967: From Confrontation to Disruption

by Yosef Govrin

An |sraeli Ambassador's account of the longest and most tense period in Israeli-Soviet diplomatic relations, from their renewal in 1953 to their severance in 1967. His work analyses the era from the month preceding...


Against the Odds: Free Blacks in the Slave Societies of the Americas

by Jane G. Landers

The seven contributions contained in this collection address various forms of manumission throughout the American South as well as the Caribbean. Topics include color, class, and identity on the eve of the Haitian...


American War Plans 1945-1950

by Steven T. Ross

In late 1945, it became clear that the Soviet Union was an aggressive power. American military planners began to develop strategies to deal with the frightening possibility of a war with the Soviet Union. This...


Soviet Jewish Aliyah, 1989-92: Impact and Implications for Israel and the Middle East

by Clive A. Jones

This book provides new insights into a period of fundamental change in Israel and the Middle East. It explains how the Israeli government failed to effectively handle the integration of new emigres from the...


The Nazi Party in Dissolution: Hitler and the Verbotzeit 1923-25

by David Jablonsky

This book examines the effect the Verbotzeit had on the leadership structure and on the consequent position of the party within the völkisch movement. Looking primarily at Bavaria and North Germany it examines...


Deterrence and the New Global Security Environment

by Ian R. Kenyon & John Simpson

This collection of papers rigorously examines the current place of deterrence in international security relations, delivering the best of contemporary thinking. This is a special issue of the leading journal...


Bastard Feudalism and the Law

by John Bellamy

This title, first published in 1989, was one of the first to directly address the legal dimension of bastard feudalism. John Bellamy explores the role and vulnerability of local officials and juries, the nature...


The Tudor Law of Treason: An Introduction: An Introduction

by John Bellamy

This title, first published in 1979, was ground-breaking in its exploration of the understudied area of the Tudor law of treason. Bellamy first examines the scope of that law, noting the inheritance from the...


The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II

by Christopher Chant

Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning...