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Mary Wollstonecraft: An Annotated Bibliography

by Janet Todd

First published in 1976, this was the first comprehensive annotated bibliography of Mary Wollstonecraft's works and most of the critical and biographical comments on her in English written between 1788 and 1975....


World History: Journeys from Past to Present

by Candice Goucher & Linda Walton

World History: Journeys from Past to Present uses common themes to present an integrated and comprehensive survey of human history from its origins to the present day. By weaving together thematic and regional...


Ideas under Fire: Historical Studies of Philosophy and Science in Adversity

by Jonathan Lavery, Louis Groarke & William Sweet

The history of Western philosophy and science is marked by numerous moments when a major development has emerged from conditions that are manifestly adverse to intellectual activity. This book surveys a wide...


Rebellion and Riot: Popular Disorder in England during the Reign of Edward VI

by Barrett Beer

The short reign of Edward VI was a turbulent one, even by Tudor standards. The kingdom was threatened by widespread unrest, riots, and rebellions among the common people. In this study, Beer looks at these dramatic...


The Appearance of Witchcraft

by Charles Zika

Shortlisted for the 2008 Katharine Briggs Award.

For centuries the witch has been a powerful figure in the European imagination; but the creation of this figure has been hidden from our view. Charles Zika's...


The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

by Martin Gilbert

'An unusual and compelling insight into Jewish history... sheer detail and breadth of scale' BBC History Magazine

This newly revised and updated edition of Martin Gilbert's Atlas of Jewish History spans over...


Sacred to Female Patriotism: Gender, Class, and Politics in Late Georgian Britain

by Judith Lewis S

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

by G.R. Evans

Focussing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500, Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers is an accessible introduction to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central...


Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm

by Monte Reel

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved...


A Social History of Disability in the Middle Ages: Cultural Considerations of Physical Impairment

by Irina Metzler

What was it like to be disabled in the Middle Ages? How did people become disabled? Did welfare support exist? This book discusses social and cultural factors affecting the lives of medieval crippled, deaf,...


They Had No Voice: My Fight for Alabama's Forgotten Children

by Douglas Kalajian, Denny Abbott & John Walsh

Denny Abbott first encountered the Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children at Mt. Meigs as a twenty-one-year-old probation officer for the Montgomery County Family Court. He would became so concerned about...


Alexander 334-323 BC: Conquest of the Persian Empire

by John Warry

Alexander of Macedonia was undoubtedly one of the greatest generals of all time. This book, by John Warry, an expert on the warfare of the Classical world, examines the principle battles of Alexander's campaigns...


The Yom Kippur War 1973 (1): The Golan Heights

by Simon Dunstan & Howard Gerrard

Osprey's first title in the study of the Yom Kippur War (1973). At 1345hrs on 6 October 1973, Israeli spotters in the observation post atop Mount Hermon saw Syrian gunners below them removing the camouflage...


Corunna 1809: Sir John Moore's Fighting Retreat

by Philip Haythornthwaite & Christa Hook

The retreat to Corunna is one of the epic campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Late in 1808 Sir John Moore found himself virtually alone with his small British army deep inside Spain. The armies of...


Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterranean

by Louise Steel

The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to...


Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals: A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes

by Ian D. Rotherham

In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape - forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes,...


Women in Nazi Society

by Jill Stephenson

This fascinating book examines the position of women under the Nazis. The National Socialist movement was essentially male-dominated, with a fixed conception of the role women should play in society; while man...


Out of the Cage: Women's Experiences in Two World Wars

by Gail Braybon & Penny Summerfield

Originally published in 1987, Out of the Cage brings vividly to life the experiences of working women from all social groups in the two World Wars.

Telling a fascinating story, the authors emphasise what the...


Women Workers in the Second World War: Production and Patriarchy in Conflict

by Penny Summerfield

The Second World War is often seen as a period of emancipation, because of the influx of women into paid work, and because the state took steps to relieve women of domestic work.

This study challenges such a...


Divorce in Medieval England: From One to Two Persons in Law

by Sara M. Butler

Divorce in Medieval England is intended to reorient scholarly perceptions concerning divorce in the medieval period. Divorce, as we think of it today, is usually considered to be a modern invention. This book...