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Minnesota's Lost Towns: Northern Edition

by Rhonda Fochs

Journey to the past and visit over 100 northern Minnesota lost towns. Read what created them, how they grew and prospered, why they died, where they are located, and what you'll see there today. Learn the stages...


Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire," 1871-1914

by Stefan Manz

This book takes on a global perspective to unravel the complex relationship between Imperial Germany and its diaspora. Around 1900, German-speakers living abroad were tied into global power-political aspirations....


Applying Ibn Khald N: The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology

by Syed Farid Alatas

The writings of Ibn Khaldūn, particularly the Muqaddimah (Prolegomenon) have rightly been regarded as being sociological in nature. For this reason, Ibn Khaldūn has been widely regarded as the founder of sociology,...


Human Rights in Europe during the Cold War

by Rasmus Mariager, Karl Molin & Kjersti Brathagen

This book provides an overview of the establishment, dispersion and effects of human rights in Europe during the Cold War.

The struggle for human rights did not begin at the end of the Second World War. For...


Gender in Urban Europe: Sites of Political Activity and Citizenship, 1750-1900

by Krista Cowman, Nina Javette Koefoed & Åsa Karlsson Sjögren

This volume offers an integrated set of local studies exploring the gendering of political activities across a variety of sites ranging from print culture, courts, government and philanthropic bodies and public...


Holocaust Consciousness in Contemporary Britain

by Andy Pearce

The Holocaust is a pervasive presence in British culture and society. Schools have been legally required to deliver Holocaust education, the government helps to fund student visits to Auschwitz, the Imperial...


Sport, Bodily Culture and Classical Antiquity in Modern Greece

by Eleni Fournaraki & Zinon Papakonstantinou

Ancient Greece was the model that guided the emergence of many facets of the modern sports movement, including most notably the Olympics. Yet the process whereby aspects of the ancient world were appropriated...


Developing European Internal Security Policy: After the Stockholm Summit and the Lisbon Treaty

by Christian Kaunert & Sarah Léonard

The European Union (EU) is making strong inroads into areas of security traditionally reserved to states, especially into internal security, or Justice and Home Affairs. The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice...


Women in Sports History

by Carol A. Osborne & Fiona Skillen

Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these...


Court Cultures in the Muslim World: Seventh to Nineteenth Centuries

by Albrecht Fuess & Jan-Peter Hartung

Courts and the complex phenomenon of the courtly society have received intensified interest in academic research over recent decades, however, the field of Islamic court culture has so far been overlooked. This...


The Mirror: A History

by Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet

This engaging and witty cultural history traces the evolution of the mirror from antiquity to the present day, illustrating its journey from wondrous object to ordinary trinket. With its earliest invention,...


War Without End: The Rise of Islamist Terrorism and Global Response

by Dilip Hiro

This book provides the historical and political context to explain acts of terror, including the September 11th, and the bombing of American Embassies in Nairobi and Dar as Salaam and the West's responses. Providing...


Southeast Asia and the Rise of Chinese and Indian Naval Power: Between Rising Naval Powers

by Sam Bateman & Joshua Ho

This book examines the emerging maritime security scene in Southeast Asia. It considers highly topical implications for the region of possible strategic competition between China and India - the rising naval...


Vintner's Daughter: A Novel

by Kristen Harnisch

Loire Valley, 1895. When seventeen-year-old Sara Thibault's father is killed in a mudslide, her mother sells their vineyard to a rival family whose eldest son marries Sara's sister, Lydia. But a violent tragedy...


Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace: The Search for Stability

by Christian Dennys

This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future.

This is...


NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc: Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-69

by Evanthis Hatzivassiliou

This book examines the NATO reports on the Soviet bloc's political and economic system, from 1951 to the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and the beginning of detente.

As part of the wider...


Coming from the sky

by Yaser El Tabal

Coming from the sky on the pages of this book guide to the biggest presence among us The Invisible War that took place between the United States and aliens to control spending within the secret center of the...


secret Pharaonic

by Yaser El Tabal

Embalming is the secret of a Pharaonic greatest mysteries of the ancient pharaohs On the pages of this book shed light on the secrets of mummification secret


Legal Transplantation in Early Twentieth-Century China: Practicing Law in Republican Beijing (1910s-1930s)

by Michael H. K. Ng

"Practicing law" has a dual meaning in this book. It refers to both the occupational practice of law and the practicing of transplanted laws and institutions to perfect them.

The book constitutes the first monographic...


Autonomy and Disintegration in Indonesia

by Harry Aveling & Damien Kingsbury

Fragmentation in Indonesia is by far the most critical issue now facing the state. This book analyses social unrest, autonomy and separatism in the wake of the Indonesian economic crisis, placing them in the...