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Era of Persuasion: American Thought and Culture, 1521 1680

by E. Brooks Holifield

The book explores the cultural and intellectual worlds of the hustling promoters, battling historians, Catholic missionaries, Native American ritual specialists, learned theologians, religious dissenters, magistrates,...


Politics in Color and Concrete: Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary

by Krisztina Fehérváry

Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous-the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. Politics in Color and Concrete revisits...


Dancing in Shadows: Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge, and the United Nations in Cambodia

by Benny Widyono

This fascinating book recounts the remarkable tale of a career UN official caught in the turmoil of international and domestic politics swirling around Cambodia after the fall of the Khmer Rouge. First as a...


Fascism, Anti-Fascism, and the Resistance in Italy: 1919 to the Present

by Stanislao G. Pugliese

While the historical significance of fascism and anti-fascism is still being hotly debated in Italy and across Europe, this anthology brings to light a wide range of voices-political, literary, and popular-that...


Folk Nation: Folklore in the Creation of American Tradition

by Simon J. Bronner

This lively reader traces the search for American tradition and national identity through folklore and folklife from the 19th century to the present. Through an engaging set of essays, Folk Nation shows how...


Thinking about Oral History: Theories and Applications

by Thomas L. Charlton, Lois E. Myers & Rebecca Sharpless

Part III and IV of Handbook of Oral History, now available in paper for classroom use.


Venezuela: Hugo Chavez and the Decline of an "Exceptional Democracy"

by Miguel Tinker Salas, Steve Ellner & Christopher I. Clement

This authoritative book offers a comprehensive assessment of contemporary Venezuela. Analyzing the multifaceted phenomenon of Hugo Chávez, leading scholars move beyond his flamboyant style to focus on the concerns...


Through the Prism of Slavery: Labor, Capital, and World Economy

by Dale W. Tomich

This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development...


The War with Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942-October 1943

by H. P. Willmott

Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was the beginning of the United States' battle with Japan during World War II. In the months following the attack, Japan was successful in a series of victories...


Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity

by Jeffrey M. Pilcher

Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity is a revealing probe into the life and times of Mario Moreno, Latin America's most famous film star from the 1940s to the 1970s. This book helps to illuminate the...


The Crown and Canadian Federalism

by D. Michael Jackson

Following Queen Elizabeth II's historic Diamond Jubilee in 2012, there is renewed interest in the institution of the Crown in Canada and the roles of the queen, governor general, and lieutenant governor. Author...


Egypt: The Split of an Identity: The Impact of the West's Liberal Ideas on the Evolution and Dichotomy of Egypt's National Id

by Shawki AbdelRehim

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The conflict between the Islamic groups and secularists taking place now in Egypt has its roots in the nineteenth century. This happened after the people became aware of their Egyptian identity as...


Yalta: The Price of Peace

by S. M. Plohky

"A colorful and gripping portrait of the three aging leaders at their historic encounter." -The Wall Street Journal

For eight fateful days in 1945, three of the towering figures of the twentieth century-FDR,...


Censoring Sex: A Historical Journey Through American Media

by John E. Semonche

In this gracefully written, accessible and entertaining volume, John Semonche surveys censorship for reasons of sex from the nineteenth century up until the present. He covers the various forms of American media-books...


Climbing Up to Glory: A Short History of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Wilbert L. Jenkins

The Civil War was undeniably an integral event in American history, but for African Americans, whose personal liberties were dependent upon its outcome, it was an especially critical juncture. In Climbing Up...


Civil War in China: The Political Struggle 1945-1949

by Suzanne Pepper

Many books have tried to analyze the reasons for the Chinese communist success in China's 1945-1949 civil war, but Suzanne Pepper's seminal work was the first and remains the only comprehensive analysis of how...


Clash of Cultures

by Brian M. Fagan

In Europe it was called the Age of Discovery. To the rest of the world, it often meant slavery, epidemic disease, cultural genocide, and wholesale social and economic changes. What happened in the period when...


Rhode Island: A History (States and the Nation)

by William McLoughlin

With a Historical Guide prepared by the editors of the American Association for State and Local History. High atop the Rhode Island capitol in Providence, a bronze likeness of "The Independent Man" keeps watch...


Citizen Jefferson: The Wit and Wisdom of an American Sage

by John P. Kaminski

Citizen Jefferson is an elegantly produced collection of quotations from Jefferson's public and private correspondence—to family and friends, political allies, and rivals—and other writings.


The Hundred Years War: The English in France 1337-1453

by Desmond Seward

From 1337 to 1453 England repeatedly invaded France on the pretext that her kings had a right to the French throne. Though it was a small, poor country, England for most of those "hundred years" won the battles,...