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The State and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century: Major Social Transformations of Our Time

by Berch Berberoglu

This book provides a comparative-historical analysis of the state and revolution in the twentieth century, focusing on the major socialist revolutions of our time. After examining the competing theories of the...


Military Badge Collecting

by John Gaylor

This book is a comprehensive guide, which will appeal to anyone with an interest in medal collecting. The book contains over 800 illustrations.


Political Rock

by Mark Pedelty & Kristine Weglarz

Political Rock is a comparative, cultural history of luminary figures in rock music who have played important roles in social movements. Individual chapters are devoted to The Clash and Fugazi, Billy Bragg,...


Cool Comfort: America's Romance with Air-Conditioning

by Marsha Ackermann

The year 2002 marked the 100th anniversary of the first installation of air-conditioning. During the past century, it has become a staple of American life; 83% of US homes are now air-conditioned. In this engaging...


The Agrarian Sociology Of Ancient Civilizations

by Max Weber

Max Weber, widely recognized as the greatest of the founders of classical sociology, is often associated with the development of capitalism in Western Europe and the analysis of modernity. But he also had...


A Chronology of Librarianship, 1960-2000

by Jeffrey M. Wilhite

This book covers all areas of library literature that inform the history of librarianship and ranges over multiple continents. Its broad scope lends itself to wide use by scholars and students of library history...


Arab Social Life in the Middle Ages: An Illustrated Study

by Shirley Guthrie

This vivid portrait of everyday life in the medieval Arab world draws on thirteenth century miniatures from collections as far afield as St Petersburg and Istanbul. The wide range of topics covers every aspect...


Lies They Teach in School: Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies

by Herb Reich

It is a cliché that history is written by the victors, but what we accept as history is replete with stories of great men and events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did....


Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945-1965

by Michael Burleigh

A sweeping history of the Cold War’s many “hot” wars born in the last gasps of empire 

The Cold War reigns in popular imagination as a period of tension between the two post-World War II superpowers, the...


Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe

by John Boswell

Both highly praised and intensely controversial, this brilliant book produces dramatic evidence that at one time the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches not only sanctioned unions between partners of the...


Texas Women in World War II

by Cindy Weigan

In this unique work, author Cindy Weigand chronicles the personal experiences of various female veterans during World War II. Now residing in Texas, these courageous women tell their individual stories, describing...


John Snow

by Jack Challoner

John Snow was a Victorian physician who helped to establish that cholera was spread by contaminated water (not bad air, as theory had it). He traced the source of a deadly cholera outbreak to one pump and was...


A Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's

by Michael Farquhar

We may say that honesty is the best policy, but history—to say nothing of business, politics, and the media—suggests otherwise. In this infinitely citable book, the author of two bestselling treasuries of...


Earth: An Intimate History

by Richard Fortey

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.

 

Beginning with...


Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage

by Stephanie Coontz

Just when the clamor over "traditional" marriage couldn’t get any louder, along comes this groundbreaking book to ask, "What tradition?" In Marriage, a History, historian and marriage expert Stephanie Coontz...


Honor Killing: Race, Rape, and Clarence Darrow's Spectacular Last Case

by David E. Stannard

In the fall of 1931, Thalia Massie, the bored, aristocratic wife of a young naval officer stationed in Honolulu, accused six nonwhite islanders of gang rape. The ensuing trial let loose a storm of racial and...


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pirates

by Gail Selinger

A view of pirate life-from the crow's nest


The Culture of Defeat

by Wolfgang Schivelbusch & Jefferson Chase

A fascinating look at history's losers-the myths they create to cope with defeat and the steps they take never to be vanquished again

History may be written by the victors, Wolfgang Schivelbusch argues in his...


The Letters Of Rosa Luxemburg

by Rosa Luxemburg, Annelies Laschitza & Georg Adler

The most comprehensive collection of letters by Rosa Luxemburg ever published in English, this book includes 190 letters written to leading figures in the European and international labor and socialist movements––Leo...


Leading with Passion: Change Management in the 21st-Century Museum

by Sherene Suchy

What does it take to lead the 21st-century museum? Balancing a head for business and working from the heart guided by passion! This is the message Sherene Suchy discovered in her work with more than 80 international...