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Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England

by Don Herzog

Early modern English canonical sources and sermons often urge the subordination of women. In Household Politics, Don Herzog argues that these sources were blather-not that they were irrelevant, but that plenty...


Ancient Greece

by Thomas R. Martin

In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state...


Keeping Up with the Joneses: Envy in American Consumer Society, 1890-1930

by Susan J. Matt

"How the Tenth Commandment (that's the one about coveting) became extinct is a tale of how the emotional style of this country mutated within the golden years of the nascent consumer economy, which Susan J....


The Barons' Crusade: A Call to Arms and Its Consequences

by Michael Lower

This first full-length treatment of the Barons' Crusade examines the call for holy war and its consequences in Hungary, France, England, Constantinople, and the Holy Land.


Pen of Fire: John Moncure Daniel

by Peter Bridges

During his short and stormy life, John Moncure Daniel served as U.S. diplomat, journalist, Confederate officer, and conscience of the Confederacy. Strongly pro-slavery, fiercely loyal to the Confederacy, and...


Reconstructing Russia: The Political Economy of American Assistance to Revolutionary Russia, 1917-1922

by Leo C. Bacino

In an original and stimulating manner, Reconstructing Russia focuses on the Wilson administration's efforts to find some way to provide economic support to Russian Siberia as a counterpoint to German economic...


The Tuskegee Syphilis Study: An Insiders' Account of the Shocking Medical Experiment Conducted by Government Doctors Against African American Men

by Fred D. Gray

In 1932, the U.S. Public Health Service recruited 623 African American men from Macon County, Alabama, for a study of "the effects of untreated syphilis in the Negro male." For the next 40 years - even after...


Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit

by Leslie Marmon Silko

Bold and impassioned, sharp and defiant, Leslie Marmon Silko's essays evoke the spirit and voice

of Native Americans. Whether she is exploring the vital importance literature and language play

in Native American...


Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity: A Sourcebook

by A.D.(Doug) Lee

In the 3rd century AD the Roman empire encompassed an enormous diversity of religious creeds, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant creed. This book offers the ideal introduction to this period...


Portraits of Women in the American West

by Dee Garceau-Hagen

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Black Religious Intellectuals: The Fight for Equality from Jim Crow to the 21st Century

by Clarence Taylor

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Map of Africa by Treaty

by Sir E. Hertslet

First published in 1895, this is a guide to the stages and bargains by which the present African frontiers have been created.


The Persian Empire: A Corpus of Sources from the Achaemenid Period

by A. Kuhrt

Bringing together a wide variety of material in many different languages that exists from the substantial body of work left by this large empire, The Persian Empire presents annotated translations, together...


Postmodernism and Islam: Predicament and Promise

by Akbar S. Ahmed

A marvellous and accessible guide to one of the great issues in the world today. If you have been puzzled and bewildered by the mixed messages abounding in the relations between Islam and the western world,...


Kwame Nkrumah's Contribution to Pan-African Agency: An Afrocentric Analysis

by Daryl Zizwe Poe

This study analyzes contributions made by Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972) to the development of Pan-African agency from the 1945 Pan-African Congress in Manchester to the military coup d'etat of Nkrumah's government...


Mark and Livy: The Love Story of Mark Twain and the Woman Who Almost Tamed Him

by Resa Willis

Olivia Langdon Clemens was not only the love of Mark Twain's life and the mother of his children, she was also his editor, muse, critic and trusted advisor. She read his letters and speeches. He relied on her...


The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia

by Hidetoshi Hashimoto

Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in...


Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israel: The Necessary "Others" in the Making of a Nation

by Riad M. Nasser

The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes...


Linguistic Commentary on Livius Andronicus

by Ivy Livingston

As the oldest literary Latin preserved in any quantity, the language of Livius shows many features of linguistic interest and raises intriguing questions of phonolgy, morphology and syntax.


Second World War: Volume 2 Europe 1939-1943: Europe 1939-1943

by Robin Havers

While many of the participants were the same as the First World War, this conflict was far more than a re-match of 1914-1918. The Second World War was even more destructive than the first and the added ideological...