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Planning the Past: Heritage Tourism and Post-Colonial Politics at Port Royal

by Anita M. Waters

Planning the Past studies the way a post-colonial society reconstructs its national history and grapples with its colonial past, specifically in Port Royal, a Jamaican village with a dramatic history of pirates,...


Memory, Empire, and Postcolonialism: Legacies of French Colonialism

by Alec Hargreaves

Long repressed following the collapse of empire, memories of the French colonial experience have recently gained unprecedented visibility. This interdisciplinary volume explores the multiple forms of this upsurge...


Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives

by Debra Meyers & Melanie Perreault

Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives examines the Chesapeake region from historical, sociological, anthropological, archaeological, and literary perspectives. The anthology uses these perspectives to represent...


Iran: Between Tradition and Modernity

by Ramin Jahanbegloo

The Iranian Revolution represented to intellectuals and professionals the potential of spiritual values to triumph over the great power of economic imperialism. Yet out of this revolution has emerged an identity...


Mexico in the 1940s: Modernity, Politics, and Corruption

by Stephen R. Niblo

Attention to Mexico's history after 1940 stands in the shadow of the country's epic revolution of 1910D1923, and historians and scholars tend to bring their focus on Mexican history to a close with the end of...


For la Patria: Politics and the Armed Forces in Latin America

by Brian Loveman

Defending 'la Patria,' or 'homeland,' is the historical mission claimed by Latin American armed forces. For la Patria is a comprehensive narrative history of the military's political role in Latin America in...


Rituals of Rule, Rituals of Resistance: Public Celebrations and Popular Culture in Mexico

by William H. Beezley, Cheryl E. Martin & William E. French

This book presents readers with scholarship on public celebrations and popular culture throughout Mexican history. Leading scholars from the Americas and Great Britain discuss aspects of Mexico's popular culture...


Doing Business with the Dictators: A Political History of United Fruit in Guatemala, 1899-1944

by Paul J. Dosal

The United Fruit Company (UFCO) developed an unprecedented relationship with Guatemala in the first half of this century. By 1944, UFCO owned 566,000 acres, employed 20,000 people, and operated 96% of Guatemala's...


The British Execution: 1500-1964

by Stephen Banks

If life is a drama, then for some men and women their most noteworthy moment on the stage has been at their unwilling exit. If Anne Boleyn's memory lives on it is because her head was lost, and the same fate...


From the Deer to the Fox: The Hunting Transition and the Landscape, 1600-1850

by Mandy de Belin

Between the 17th and 19th centuries, the sport of hunting was transformed: the principal prey changed from deer to fox, and the methods of pursuit were revolutionized. Questioning the traditional explanation...


Guerrilla Nation: My Wars In and Out of Vietnam

by Michael Maclear

Michael Maclear was the first Western television journalist admitted into wartime North Vietnam. He found himself caught in a terrible contradiction: Hanoi didn't censor his reporting, but a nervous CBC distrusted...


Metal on Ice: Tales from Canada's Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Heroes

by Sean Kelly

Canada has produced many successful proponents of the genre known as heavy metal. Drawing on interviews with the original artists of the 1980s, this book provides a new perspective on the dreams of musicians...


Pirates 1660-1730

by Angus Konstam & Angus Mcbride

This book gives an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the 'golden age' of piracy between 1660 and 1730. It traces the origins of piratical...


Blue Division Soldier 1941-45: Spanish Volunteer on the Eastern Front: Spanish Volunteer on the Eastern Front

by Carlos Jurado & Ramiro Bujeiro

Osprey's survey of the Blue Division soldiers of World War II (1939-1945). The all-volunteer 'Blue Division' was a formation that allowed Franco's technically neutral Spain to support Nazi Germany's invasion...


Italian Blackshirt 1935-45

by Pier Battistelli & Giuseppe Rava

The Blackshirt legions were raised under army control from 1928, and were employed in 1933 in Libya in counterinsurgency operations against the Senussi tribes; from 1935 in Italy's war against Ethiopia; and...


The Rocket and the Reich: Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era

by Michael J. Neufeld

WINNER OF THE DEXTER PRIZE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly...


American Barns

by Jan Arnett

The heart of every working farm and ranch, the barn is an icon of rural America. This book chronicles – and celebrates – all the main types, and looks at how these treasures of early American architecture...


V1 Flying Bomb Aces

by Andrew Thomas & Chris Davey

Shortly after the Allied landings in France the Germans unleashed the first of their so-called 'revenge weapons' against London, the V1 flying bomb. Launched from specially constructed sites in northern France,...


The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068-1945

by Darren Fa, Clive Finlayson & Adam Hook

Gibraltar is not only an archetypal fortress, preserving in its dominating topography and walls, bastions and emplacements a rich testament to extended periods of human conflict, but it is also a unique record...


British Paratrooper Vs Fallschirmjager: Mediterranean 1942-43

by David Greentree & Johnny Shumate

By late 1942 Britain had developed an airborne capability that would obtain its baptism of fire versus German airborne in North Africa and Sicily. On three notable occasions British airborne infantry fought...