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Whitaker's Britain

by Bloomsbury Publishing

With extracts taken from the extensive Whitaker's archive, Whitaker's Britain provides a unique historical perspective of the last 150 years, featuring remarkable anecdotes, facts and figures from the extraordinary...


Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

by Edd Applegate

Professor Edd Applegate profiles the men and women who either wrote muckraking journalism or edited publications that featured muckraking articles. Some of the most important figures of journalism are here,...


German Radical Pietism

by Hans Schneider & Gerald MacDonald

Pietism is increasingly recognized as the most important movement in Protestant Christianity since the Reformation of the sixteenth century. Simply put, early Protestant reformers were concerned with reforming...


The Shield of Achilles and the Poetics of Ekpharsis

by Andrew Sprague Becker

In 'The Shield of Achilles and the Poetics of Ekphrasis', Becker explores how Homeric poetry shapes its own reception: how Homer's reaction to a visual image creates his audience's response to a literary description....


Indonesia: The Great Transition

by John Bresnan & Annette Clear

In this timely work, leading scholars analyze the causes of the social, political, and economic crises that erupted in Indonesia in the late 1990s, the responses of the elite and civil society, and the prospects...


Making History: Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989

by Michael Long

Making History: Czech Voices of Dissent and the Revolution of 1989 brings together the personal narratives of eleven former dissidents who, though close associates of Václav Havel, operated without his international...


Savage Constructions: The Myth of African Savagery

by Wendy C. Hamblet

Savage Constructions challenges the popular Western assumption that violence is an essential quality of darker-skinned populations, arguing that Western imperialist projects are largely responsible for the current...


A Time of Paradox: America Since 1890

by Glen Jeansonne

In this lively and provocative synthesis, historian Glen Jeansonne explores the people events that shaped America in the twentieth century. Comprehensive in scope, A Time of Paradox analyzes the political, diplomatic,...


To Secure the Blessings of Liberty: Selected Writings of Gouverneur Morris

by Gouverneur Morris

Liberty Fund is pleased to present this single-volume collection of Governeur Morris's writings. This edition will be a welcome addition to scholars of American and French history as the volume contains many...


The Long Reconstruction: The Post-Civil War South in History, Film, and Memory

by Frank J. Wetta & Martin A. Novelli

A century and a half after the Civil War, Americans are still dealing with the legacies of the conflict and Reconstruction, including the many myths and legends spawned by these events. The Long Reconstruction:...


Dishonorable Passions: Sodomy Laws in America, 1861-2003

by Jr., William N. Eskridge

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The geopolitical curse of the caucasus

by Nodar Gabashvili

At the beginning of the book the author intended to explain the reasons of the break up of the USSR, which was necessary to understand well subsequent events in the Caucasus. The author writes of the most important...


Fògradh, Fàisneachd, Filidheachd: Parting, Prophecy, Poetry

by Duncan B Blair & John Alick MacPherson

Rev. Duncan B. Blair (1815-1893) was an excellent linguist, a good poet and a devout man. This book includes all of his contributions to Mac-Talla in the original Gaelic with English translations.


Crown under Law: Richard Hooker, John Locke, and the Ascent of Modern Constitutionalism

by Alexander S. Rosenthal

Crown under Law is an investigation of the constitutional idea through an exploration of the political thought of Richard Hooker and John Locke. It should appeal to academics within a number of disciplines including...


A Concise History of American Antisemitism

by Robert Michael

A Concise History of American Antisemitism shows how Christianity's negative views of Jews pervaded American history from colonial times to the present. The book describes the European background to American...


Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt-Truman Era

by Neil A. Wynn

The Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt-Truman Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history between 1933 and 1953. This was...


Historical Dictionary of Vietnam

by Bruce M. Lockhart & William J. Duiker

'This [second] edition has been thoroughly revised and updated...entries expertly cover the entire sweep of Vietnamese history and culture...the bibliography is quite extensive and impressive...a scholarly and...


Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch & Yoneyuki Sugita

The Historical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations traces this one hundred and fifty year relationship through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Shamanism

by Graham Harvey & Robert J. Wallis

Few religious traditions have generated such diversity and stirred imaginations as shamanism. In their engagements with other worlds, shamans have conversed with animals and ancestors and have been empowered...


Historical Dictionary of Moldova

by Andrei Brezianu & Vlad Spânu

The Republic of Moldova claims a European lineage reaching back in time long before its 14th century accession to statehood. In the 15th century, it managed against all odds to avoid being conquered by Islam...