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The Accordion in the Americas: Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

by Helena Simonett

An invention of the Industrial Revolution, the accordion provided the less affluent with an inexpensive, loud, portable, and durable "one-man-orchestra" capable of producing melody, harmony, and bass all at...


A New Language, A New World: Italian Immigrants in the United States, 1890-1945

by Nancy C. Carnevale

An examination of Italian immigrants and their children in the early twentieth century, A New Language, A New World is the first full-length historical case study of one immigrant group's experience with language...


Bridal Fashion 1900-1950

by Kathleen York

From homespun to haute couture, the dresses worn by American brides in the first half of the twentieth century had myriad influences. In Bridal Fashion 1900–1950, living-history expert Kathleen York takes...


Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition

by Aaron Sachs

Perhaps America's best environmental idea was not the national park but the garden cemetery, a use of space that quickly gained popularity in the mid-nineteenth century. Such spaces of repose brought key elements...


Americans Experience Russia: Encountering the Enigma, 1917 to the Present

by Beth Holmgren & Choi Chatterjee

Americans Experience Russia analyzes how American scholars, journalists, and artists envisioned, experienced, and interpreted Russia/the Soviet Union over the last century. While many histories of diplomatic,...


The Ballad of Blind Tom, Slave Pianist

by O'Connell Deirdre

The true story of a black musical savant in the era of slavery.

Born into slavery in Georgia, Tom Wiggins died an international celebrity in New York in 1908. His life was one of the most bizarre and moving...


Gravestones, Tombs & Memorials

by Trevor Yorke

If you explore our churchyards and cemeteries, you will be astonished at how much you can discover, not only about the people who are buried there and their standing in the local community but also about the...


The A to Z of Slovakia

by Stanislav J. Kirschbaum

The A to Z of Slovakia offers an up to date series of cross-referenced dictionary entries on Slovak political, social, and economic development since the creation of the second Slovak Republic in 1993 until...


A History of History

by Alun Munslow

In a provocative analysis of European and American historical thinking and practice since the early 18th century, A History of History confronts several basic assumptions about the nature of history. Among these...


The Woman of the Eighteenth Century: Her Life, from Birth to Death, Her Love and Her Philosophy in the Worlds of Salon, Shop and Street

by Edmond de Goncourt & Jules de Goncourt

This translation of the French Femme au dix-huitiéme siécle from 1862, first published in English in 1928, traces the life of the Eighteenth Century woman in an historical account. Through discussion of evidence...


Sex and Class in Women's History: Essays from Feminist Studies

by Judith L. Newton, Mary P. Ryan & Judith R. Walkowitz

The essays collected in this volume reflect the upsurge of interest in the research and writing of feminist history in the 1970s/80s and illustrate the developments which have taken place - in the types of questions...


The Feminists: Women's Emancipation Movements in Europe, America and Australasia 1840-1920

by Richard J. Evans

Originally published in 1977, this book brings together what is known about liberal feminist and socialist movements for the emancipation of women all over the world in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries....


Ancient Medicine

by Vivian Nutton

The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition improves upon the last by including the key discoveries since...


Women as Mothers in Pre-Industrial England

by Valerie Fildes

Originally published in 1990, this book met the rising interest in the subject of women in pre-industrial England, bringing together a group of scholars with diverse and wide-ranging interests; experts in social...


The A to Z of Moldova

by Andrei Brezianu & Vlad Spânu

The A to Z of Moldova, through its chronology, introduction, appendixes, maps, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant...


Nothing On But the Radio: A Look Back at Radio in Canada and How It Changed the World

by Gil Murray

When radio made its debut in the early twentieth century, it brought people together as no other communication medium had ever done.


Parry Sound: Gateway to Northern Ontario

by Adrian Hayes

Parry Sound, Ontario, at the mouth of the Seguin River on Georgian Bay, traces its history back to William Beatty Jr. and the purchase of timber rights.


Double Trap: The Last Public Hanging in Canada

by John Melady

In 1868, a man who robbed and killed a farmer and his family was hanged in Goderich. It was the last public hanging in Canada.


Current Issues in Women's History

by International Conference on Women's Hist, Arina Angerman & Geerte Binnema

This lively collection of essays, originally published in 1989, illustrated recent developments in the area, with chapters by contributors from many different countries and disciplines.

Asking new questions...


Abortion in England 1900-1967

by Barbara Brookes

Over the decades from 1900 to 1967 abortion was transformed from an important female-centred form of fertility control into a medical event, closely monitored by the State. This transition, the author argues...