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Medieval Political Ideas (Routledge Revivals): Volume I

by Ewart Lewis

First published in 1954, this book explores the political ideas of the Middle Ages. It covers the period from the investiture struggle to the end of the fifteenth century and provides comprehensive readings...


Hasidic Williamsburg: A Contemporary American Hasidic Community

by George Kranzler

Hasidic Williamsburg recounts the dramatic emergence of this unique community in the face of major crises. It is the story of the loyalty of its members to their rebbes and their teachings and to the milieu...


The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle

Diplomacy in Japan-Eu Relations: From the Cold War to the Post-Bipolar Era

by Oliviero Frattolillo

Since the 1950s, Japan-Europe relations have been characterised by a mutual coldness in terms of diplomatic dialogue, punctuated by a number of trade disputes. This book analyses the development of the political...


Colonial Israel and Trans-Colonial Palestine

by Maha Samman

Taking a multidisciplinary approach to examine the dynamics of ethno-national contestation and colonialism in Israel/Palestine, this book investigates the approaches for dealing with the colonial and post-colonial...


Medieval Political Ideas (Routledge Revivals): Volume II

by Ewart Lewis

First published in 1954, this book explores the political ideas of the Middle Ages. It covers the period from the investiture struggle to the end of the fifteenth century and provides comprehensive readings...


The Etruscan World

by Jean MacIntosh Turfa

The Etruscans can be shown to have made significant, and in some cases perhaps the first, technical advances in the central and northern Mediterranean. To the Etruscan people we can attribute such developments...


Ancient Near East: The Basics

by Daniel C. Snell

Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great's conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment...


The Magdalenes: Prostitution in the Nineteenth Century

by Linda Mahood

The nineteenth century witnessed a discursive explosion around the subject of sex. Historical evidence indicates that the sexual behaviour which had always been punishable began to be spoken of, regulated, and...


Shadows in the Jungle: The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

by Larry Alexander

A new account of World War II heroism from the national bestselling author of Biggest Brother.

Determined to retake the Philippines ever since his ignominious flight from the islands in 1942, General Douglas...


Silent Sisterhood: Middle-Class Women in the Victorian Home

by Patricia Branca

This perceptive book studies the Victorian woman in the home and in the family. One of the central purposes is to rescue Victorian woman from the realm of myth where her life was spent in frivolous trifles and...


Revisiting the Poetic Edda: Essays on Old Norse Heroic Legend

by Paul Acker & Carolyne Larrington

Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis...


On Time: Technology and Temporality in Modern Egypt

by On Barak

In this pioneering history of transportation and communication in the modern Middle East, On Barak argues that contrary to accepted wisdom technological modernity in Egypt did not drive a sense of time focused...


Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica A Personal and Historical Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, Tragedy, and Survival

by Charles Neider

Author and Antarctic explorer Neider recounts the history of expeditions to the South Pole along with his own adventure stranded on Mt. Erebus after a near-fatal helicopter crash.


Volunteers in the Texas Revolution: The New Orleans Greys

by Gary Brown

The New Orleans Greys were a group of young men, out for the adventure and money to be gained from war. This book details the importance of their participation in the Battle of the Alamo, as well as several...


Perspectives, Insights, & Priorities: 17 Leaders Speak Freely of Librarianship

by Norman Horrocks

This collection brings together some of the premier minds of library and information science in North America to reflect on where the field has been, where it is now, and most importantly, where it is going...


The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and India

by Getzel M. Cohen

This is the third volume of Getzel Cohen's important work on the Hellenistic settlements in the ancient world. Through the conquests of Alexander the Great, his successors and others, Greek and Macedonian culture...


Lincoln's Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC

by Kenneth J. Winkle

The stirring history of a president and a capital city on the front lines of war and freedom. In the late 1840s, Representative Abraham Lincoln resided at Mrs. Sprigg’s boardinghouse on Capitol Hill. Known...


One Hundred Myths about the Middle East

by Fred Halliday

Much has been written in recent years about the Middle East. At the same time, no other region has been as misunderstood, nor framed in so many clichés and mistakenly-held beliefs. In this much-needed exposé...


Flodden: A Scottish Tragedy

by Peter Reese

In the breadth of bitter-sweet Scottish history there is no more poignant, not more important, battle than Flodden. Before Scotland's disastrous defeat at the hands of the English under the Earl of Surrey, a...