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Direct Struggle Against Capital: A Peter Kropotkin Anthology

by Peter Kropotkin & Iain McKay

This compelling collection of Peter Kropotkin’s work helps recast him as the innovative revolutionary he truly was.


Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

by Eelco Runia

Historians go to great lengths to avoid confronting discontinuity, searching for explanations as to why such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq, and the introduction of...


Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food

by Laura Silver

The one and only absolutely definitive biography of the knish


A History of the World in 100 Weapons

by Chris McNab

It's a truism to say that history is written by the winners. But what is it about the winners that make them so powerful? In this enlightening new book, Chris McNab searches for answers to this question and...


The Roman Mother (Routledge Revivals)

by Suzanne Dixon

The Roman Mother, first published in 1988, traces the traditional Roman attitude towards mothers to its republican origins, examining the diverse roles and the relative power and influence associated with motherhood....


Herodotus and Greek History (Routledge Revivals)

by John Hart

Herodotus has shaped our knowledge of life, religion, war and politics in ancient Greece immeasurably, as well as being one of the most entertaining of all Classical Greek authors: fascinating, perceptive, accessible...


Peace in World History

by Peter N. Stearns

In Peace in World History, Peter N. Stearns examines the ideas of peace that have existed throughout history, and how societies have sought to put them into practice. Beginning with the status of peace in early...


A Perfect Fit

by Jenna Weissman Joselit

A striking and inventive social history of the role of clothing in the making of modern Americans.

While fashions of the rich and famous have been lushly chronicled, little attention has been paid to the meaning...


Time and the Other: How Anthropology Makes Its Object

by Johannes Fabian & Matti Bunzl

Time and the Other is a classic work that upended the relationship between anthropologists and their subjects and reoriented the approach literary critics, philosophers, and historians took to the study of humankind....


The Road from Versailles

by Munro Price

What becomes of leaders when absolute power is wrested from their hands? How does dramatic political change affect once-absolute monarchs? In acclaimed historian Munro Price’s powerful new book, he confronts...


You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves

by Hiawatha Bray

The story of the rise of modern navigation technology, from radio location to GPS—and the consequent decline of privacy

What does it mean to never get lost? You Are Here examines the rise of our technologically...


Old World Empires: Cultures of Power and Governance in Eurasia

by Ilhan Niaz

This book is a sweeping historical survey of the origins, development and nature of state power. It demonstrates that Eurasia is home to a dominant tradition of arbitrary rule mediated through military, civil...


America in the World: A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War on Terror: A History in Documents from the War with Spain to the War o

by Jeffrey A. Engel, Mark Atwood Lawrence & Andrew Preston

How should America wield its enormous power beyond its borders? Should it adhere to grand principles or act on narrow self-interest? Should it partner with other nations or avoid entangling alliances? Americans...


A City Lost and Found: Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne

by Robyn Annear

"Old landmarks fall in nearly every block ... and the face of the city is changing so rapidly that the time is not too far distant when a search for a building 50 years old will be in vain." - Herald, 1925....


Titled Americans, 1890: AThe Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying An Aristocrat

by Chauncey M Depew & Eric Dr. Homberger

This unique reproduction is the how-to directory which guided wealthy American heiresses in their quest to marry a titled British aristocrat in the turn-of-the-century Downton Abbey era, the core story of the...


History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis

by Paul A Cohen

When people experience a traumatic event, such as war or the threat of annihilation, they often turn to history for stories that promise a positive outcome to their suffering. During World War II, the French...


Race and Ethnicity in Latin American History

by Vincent Peloso

The Spanish and Portuguese empires that existed in the Americas for over three hundred years resulted in the creation of a New World population in which a complex array of racial and ethnic distinctions were...


Geographies of Developing Areas: The Global South in a Changing World

by Glyn Williams, Paula Meth & Katie Willis

Geographies of Developing Areas is a thought provoking and accessible introductory text, presenting a fresh view of the Global South that challenges students' pre-conceptions and promotes lively debate. Rather...


There Goes Maine!

by John Gould

Maine's nationally acclaimed chronicler proves here that "the entire history of North America began in Maine." Long before Columbus sold Isabella his idea of a passage to Cathay, Irish fishermen went ashore...


A History of Astronomy (Routledge Revivals)

by Walter W. Bryant

A History of Astronomy, first published in 1907, offers a comprehensive introduction to the steady development of the science since its inception in the ancient world up to the momentous progress of the nineteenth...