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Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lives!

by Richard Ned Lebow

The "Great War" claimed nearly 40 million lives and set the stage for World War II, the Holocaust, and the Cold War. One hundred years later, historians are beginning to recognize how unnecessary it was. In...


In Defense of Anthropology: An Investigation of the Critique of Anthropology

by Herbert S. Lewis

This book is about how the history and character of modern anthropology has been egregiously distorted. Lewis is concerned with setting the record straight regarding the misrepresentation of older anthropology...


The Opinions of William Cobbett

by James Grande & John Stevenson

Politician, journalist, reformer, convict, social commentator and all-round thorn in the side of the establishment, William Cobbett cut a swathe through late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century British society...


The Elusive State of Jefferson: A Journey through the 51st State

by Peter Laufer

By 1941, a nascent statehood movement began to coalesce into an active and explicit secession campaign seeking to carve from Northern California and Southern Oregon a new State of Jefferson. Yreka, California,...


Inca Civilization in Cuzco

by R. Tom Zuidema & Jean-Jacques Decoster

A description of the spatial organization, social classes, mythology and calendar of Inca society in Cuzco. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online...


Social Change in the Modern Era

by Daniel Chirot

An examination of social change around the world from a global and historical perspective. Part One explains the rise of the Western world from the 1500s, while Parts Two and Three focus on the 20th century....


The General Grant's Gold: Shipwreck and Greed in the Southern Ocean

by Madelene Fergusson Allen & Ken Scadden

The wreck in 1866 of the 'General Grant' in the desolate sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands is one of the world's great nautical mysteries, a story that still tantalises and thrills. The 'General Grant' was rumoured...


From Venus to Antarctica: The Life of Dumont d'Urville

by John Dunmore

High adventure, drama, discovery, science and map making. This is the first-ever full-length English language biography of D'Urville - one of the nineteenth century's great explorers. Bad-tempered and irreverent,...


GI Brides

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi

For readers enchanted by the bestsellers The Astronaut Wives Club, The Girls of Atomic City, and Summer at Tiffany’s, an absorbing tale of romance and resilience—the true story of four British women who...


The Routledge History of Western Empires

by Robert Aldrich & Kirsten McKenzie

The Routledge History of Western Empires is an all new volume focusing on the history of Western Empires in a comparative and thematic perspective. Comprising of thirty-three original chapters arranged in eight...


Disease and Crime: A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health

by Robert Peckham

Disease and crime are increasingly conflated in the contemporary world. News reports proclaim "epidemics" of crime, while politicians denounce terrorism as a lethal pathological threat. Recent years have even...


The School of Pharmacy, University of London: Medicines, Science and Society, 1842-2012

by Briony Hudson & Maureen Boylan

The School of Pharmacy, University of London:  Medicines, Science and Society, 1842-2012 represents the rich history of the University of London School of Pharmacy through numerous color photographs, important...


One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life

by Mitch Horowitz

From the millions-strong audiences of Oprah and The Secret to the mass-media ministries of evangelical figures like Joel Osteen and T. D. Jakes, to the motivational bestsellers and New Age seminars to the twelve-step...


The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name

by Toby Lester

"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemüller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of...


Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture

by Erez Aiden & Jean-Baptiste Michel

“One of the most exciting developments from the world of ideas in decades, presented with panache by two frighteningly brilliant, endearingly unpretentious, and endlessly creative young scientists.” –...


Landscapes of Protest in the Scottish Highlands after 1914: The Later Highland Land Wars

by Iain J.M. Robertson

In November 1918, the implementation of agrarian change in the Scottish Highlands threatened another wave of unemployment and eviction for the land-working population, which led to widespread and varied social...


THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

by Michael Leigh

Swingers and swappers, strippers and streetwalkers, sadists, masochists, and sexual mavericks of every persuasion; all are documented in The Velvet Underground, a legendary exposé of the diseased underbelly...


Policing Notting Hill: Fifty Years of Turbulence

by Tony Moore & Lord Blair

Notting Hill is one of the most sought after locations in London. But its progress from 'ghetto' to gentrification spans half-a-century within which it was one of the most turbulent places in Britain-plagued...


Consumerism in the Ancient World: Imports and Identity Construction

by Justin St. P. Walsh

Greek pottery was exported around the ancient world in vast quantities over a period of several centuries. This book focuses on the Greek pottery consumed by people in the western Mediterranean and trans-Alpine...


The Horns of Moses. Setting the Bible in its Historical Context

by Pierre Corvol, Collège de France & Liz Libbrecht

Developments in literary methodologies and archaeology have led scholars to question the traditional conception of biblical chronology and historiography. The starting point for Maximalist studies is the idea...