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Gender and the Historian

by Johanna Alberti

Why are most famous historians men? How have women changed the writing of history over the last decades? What lives and stories have been hidden from history?

Until recently history was predominantly the domain...


We Can Take It!

by Mark Connelly

`We Can Take It!' shows that the British remember the war in a peculiar way, thanks to a mix of particular images and evidence. Our memory has been shaped by material which is completely removed from historical...


We Can Take It!

by Mark Connelly

`We Can Take It!' shows that the British remember the war in a peculiar way, thanks to a mix of particular images and evidence. Our memory has been shaped by material which is completely removed from historical...


Berlin Now

by Peter Schneider & Sophie Schlondorff

A smartly guided romp, entertaining and enlightening, through Europe’s most charismatic and enigmatic city

It isn’t Europe’s most beautiful city, or its oldest. Its architecture is not more impressive...


The Life and Times of Francis Cabot Lowell, 1775-1817

by Chaim M. Rosenberg

After the Revolutionary War, despite political independence, the United States still relied on other countries for manufactured goods. Francis Cabot Lowell, born in Massachusetts in 1775, was one of the principal...


The Final Over: The Cricketers of Summer 1914

by Christopher Sandford

August 1914 brought an end to the 'Golden Age' of English cricket. At least 210 professional cricketers (out of a total of 278 registered) signed up to fight, of whom 34 were killed. Cricket stands as both a...


Gaming the World: How Sports Are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture

by Andrei S. Markovits & Lars Rensmann

Professional sports today have truly become a global force, a common language that anyone, regardless of their nationality, can understand. Yet sports also remain distinctly local, with regional teams and the...


Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History

by Louise Raw

In July 1888, fourteen hundred women and girls employed by the matchmakers Bryant and May walked out of their East End factory and into the history books. Louise Raw gives us a challenging new interpretation...


London's Shadows: The Dark Side of the Victorian City

by Drew D. Gray

In 1888 London was the capital of the most powerful empire the world had ever known, and the largest city in Europe. In the west a new city was growing, populated by the middle classes, the epitome of 'Victorian...


I Ching: The Oracle

by KERSON HUANG

This book contains a dramatic and revealing translation of this ancient classic into English. The Chinese original is set side-by-side with the translation. Two things set this work apart from other translated...


Famous Prisoners of Wormwood Scrubs

by Stephen Wade

Wormwood Scrubs is Britain's most 'media-soaked' prison. Its celebrity inmates have provided the tabloids with many good stories, from Rolling Stone Keith Richards - banged up for drugs offences - to notorious...


Scottish Miscellany

by Jim Hewitson

Ever wondered what some of the weirdest productions of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe have been? Has it crossed your mind that you don’t actually know which Scottish city has the honour of being twinned with...


A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

by Maegan Parker Brooks

A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against...


A Voice That Could Stir an Army: Fannie Lou Hamer and the Rhetoric of the Black Freedom Movement

by Maegan Parker Brooks

A sharecropper, a warrior, and a truth-telling prophet, Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) stands as a powerful symbol not only of the 1960s black freedom movement, but also of the enduring human struggle against...


Indigenous Networks: Mobility, Connections and Exchange

by Jane Carey & Jane Lydon

This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge...


American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

by Lawrence Karson

When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous...


Shapers of Urban Form: Explorations in Morphological Agency

by Peter J. Larkham & Michael P. Conzen

People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form, Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have...


A New History of Mississippi

by Dennis J. Mitchell

Creating the first comprehensive narrative of Mississippi since the bicentennial history was published in 1976, Dennis J. Mitchell recounts the vibrant and turbulent history of a Deep South state. The author...


The Red Brigades and the Discourse of Violence: Revolution and Restoration

by Marco Briziarelli

This book explores the communicative practices of the Italian radical group Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, or BR), the relationship the group established with the Italian press, and the specific social historical...


From Sappho to De Sade (Routledge Revivals): Moments in the History of Sexuality

by Jan N. Bremmer

The history of sexuality has been the subject of increased interest in recent years and more widely acknowledged importance in the interpretation of past mentalités. Yet historians have only recently begun...