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Forbearance and Compulsion: The Rhetoric of Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Late Antiquity

by Maijastina Kahlos

Most surveys of religious tolerance and intolerance start from the medieval and early modern period, either passing over or making brief mention of discussions of religious moderation and coercion in Greco-Roman...


An Account of the Escape of Six Federal Soldiers from Prison at Danville, Va.

by W. H. Newlin

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Giuseppe Mazzini

by N. Gangulee

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high...


A Just and Lasting Peace: A Documentary History of Reconstruction

by John David Smith

This anthology of primary documents traces Reconstruction in the aftermath of the Civil War, chronicling the way Americans—Northern, Southern, black, and white—responded to the changes unleashed by the surrender...


Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1941-1942

by Jürgen Matthäus, Emil Kerenji & Jan Lambertz

Jewish Responses to Persecution: 1941–1942, Volume III sheds light on the personal and public lives of Jews during a period when Hitler’s triumph in Europe seemed assured, and the mass murder of millions...


Dreams of Duneland: A Pictorial History of the Indiana Dunes Region

by Kenneth J. Schoon

The towering sand dunes along Lake Michigan not far from Chicago are one of the most unexpected natural features of Indiana. Dreams of Duneland is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the Dunes region,...


Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity

by Jeremy M. Schott

In Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity, Jeremy M. Schott examines the ways in which conflicts between Christian and pagan intellectuals over religious, ethnic, and cultural identity...


Trade, Land, Power: The Struggle for Eastern North America

by Daniel K. Richter

In this sweeping collection of essays, one of America's leading colonial historians reexamines struggles between Native peoples and Europeans in early America in terms of how each understood the material basis...


With reference to the sources and relevant secondary literature examine the reasons for the success of the First Crusade.

by Michael Gärtner

Before we can consider the reasons for the success of the First Crusade, we have to first ask

some initial questions that should be kept in mind throughout my essay. To begin with, we

have to raise the question...


Was the victory over Hitler in the Great Patriotic War achieved inspite of Stalins policies ?

by Maximilian Spinner

This essay discusses Stalin's domestic policies during World War II and whether they contributed to or impeded Soviet victory in the war.


Racial Thinking in British Society from 1850-1870

by Rohland Schuknecht

The 1850s and 1860s are perceived as a turning point with regard to Victorian attitudes to 'race'. Several scholars emphasise the significance of colonial uprisings as the Indian 'Mutiny' and the Morant Bay...


What's Wrong with Freud? - A Critical Study of Freudian Psychoanalysis - Originally Titled the Successful Error

by Roald Amundsen

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Psychotherapy with Children

by Ambrose Heath

Children with personality and behaviour difficulties can be helped to help themselves. That is the theme of this book. I have not attempted to present a psychology of personality or an exhaustive discussion...


Aesop's Fables - Illustrated by Nora Fry

by Horace G. Alexander

A delightful collection of Aesop's Fables densely illustrated in black and white by the humorous and delightful drawings of Nora Fry. Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children's...


Converging Worlds: Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, a Sourcebook

by Louise A. Breen

Providing a survey of colonial American history both regionally broad and "Atlantic" in coverage, Converging Worlds presents the most recent research in an accessible manner for undergraduate students.

The ideal...


Women in Stuart England and America: A Comparative Study

by Roger Thompson

Originally published in 1974, this study offers valuable perspectives on the status and roles of women in Stuart England and in the newly settled colonies of North America, particularly Massachusetts and Virginia....


Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family and Nazi Politics

by Claudia Koonz

From extensive research, including a remarkable interview with the unrepentant chief of Hitler's Women's Bureau, this book traces the roles played by women - as followers, victims and resisters - in the rise...


Status and Security in Southeast Asian States

by Nicholas Tarling

Southeast Asia serves as an excellent case study to discuss major transformations in the relationship between states. This book looks at the changing nature of relationships between countries in Southeast Asia,...


The Second Coming: Popular Millenarianism, 1780-1850

by J. F. C. Harrison

First published in 1979, The Second Coming is an experiment in the writing of popular history - a contribution to the history of the people who have no history and an exploration of some of the ideas, beliefs...


The Nazi Organisation of Women

by Jill Stephenson

The Nazi's were implacably opposed to feminism and women's independence. Rosa Luxemburg became a symbol of all that most horrified them in German society, in particular because of her involvement in active politics....