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A Global History of Modern Historiography

by Georg G Iggers, Q. Edward Wang & Supriya Mukherjee

So far histories of historiography have concentrated almost exclusively on the West. This is the first book to offer a history of modern historiography from a global perspective.

Tracing the transformation of...


Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities Since 1750

by Dr Enda Delaney & Donald M. MacRaild

This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of...


Hubris and Hybrids: A Cultural History of Technology and Science

by Mikael Hård & Andrew Jamison

Human societies have not always taken on new technology in appropriate ways. Innovations are double-edged swords that transform relationships among people, as well as between human societies and the natural...


American Culture: An Anthology

by Anders Breidlid, Fredrik Chr. Brøgger & Oyvind T. Gulliksen

This second edition of American Culture includes contemporary events and provides an introduction to American civilization. Extracts are taken from diverse sources such as political addresses, articles, interviews,...


Global Governance Food - Curran

by Sara R. Curran, April Linton & Abigail Cooke

Food provides a particularly exciting and grounded research site for understanding the mechanisms governing global transactions in the 21st century. While food is intimately and fundamentally related to ecological...


Shaping Our Nation: How Surges of Migration Transformed America and Its Politics

by Michael Barone

It is often said that America has become culturally diverse only in the past quarter century. But from the country’s beginning, cultural variety and conflict have been a centrifugal force in American politics...


Conspiracy Theories

by Kate Tuckett

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


Tudors

by Peter Ackroyd

From Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I, the age of the Tudors comes to vivid life on the page

Rich in detail and atmosphere, Peter Ackroyd's Tudors is the story of Henry...


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.