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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...


Men After War

by Stephen McVeigh & Nicola Cooper

This book is an innovative collection of original research which analyzes the many varieties of post-conflict masculinity. Exploring topics such as physical disability and psychological trauma, and masculinity...


The Prehistory of Iberia: Debating Early Social Stratification and the State

by María Cruz Berrocal & Leonardo García|Gilman, Antonio Sanjuán

The origin and early development of social stratification is essentially an archaeological problem. The impressive advance of archaeological research has revealed that, first and foremost, the pre-eminence of...


The Lumberjacks

by Donald MacKay

This is definitive history of lumbering in Canada captures the vitality of the lumber camps and documents the evolution of a major industry.


Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up

by Victor D. Brooks

The unexpected surge in the birthrate between 1946 and 1964 transformed American society. A nation that had projected a population peaking at 150 million, and feared a renewal of the Great Depression in the...


New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies: The Arts and History

by Graziella Parati

New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies, Volume 2: The Arts and History deals with practicing cultural studies by offering articles that are valuable for both scholars of Italian studies and students interested...


A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right

by John J. Robinson

It's a masterpiece...if you're interested in American Masonry and its impact on our country, this book is for you.-Brent Morris, The Scottish Rite Journal


The Battles of Kings Mountain and Cowpens: The American Revolution in the Southern Backcountry

by Melissa A. Walker

The American South is so identified with the Civil War that people often forget that the key battles from the final years of the American Revolution were fought in Southern states. The Southern backcountry was...


Toronto Sketches 10: "The Way We Were"

by Mike Filey

The 10th volume of Toronto Sketches highlights some of Torontos greatest landmarks and steps back in time to revisit the Avrocar, Miss Toronto of 1926, and The Hollywood, the citys first talkie theatre.


Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses

by Bess Lovejoy

IN THE LONG RUN, WE’RE ALL DEAD.

But for some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a new adventure.

The famous deceased have been stolen, burned, sold, pickled, frozen, stuffed,...


St. Philip's College: A Point of Pride on San Antonio's Eastside

by Marie Pannell Thurston, Adena Williams Loston & Maria Hernandez Ferrier

In 1898, St. Philip’s Normal and Industrial School opened its doors in San Antonio, offering sewing classes for black girls. It was the inaugural effort in a program, founded by the West Texas diocese of the...


Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism

by Perry Anderson

The rise of the modern absolutist monarchies in Europe constitutes in many ways the birth of the modern historical epoch. Passages from Antiquity to Feudalism, the companion volume to Perry Anderson’s Lineages...


The Garden Club of America: One Hundred Years of a Growing Legacy

by William Seale

How women changed the American landscape from planting war victory gardens to saving the redwoods, beautifying the highway to creating horticultural standards.

In 1904, Elizabeth Price Martin founded the Garden...


F-86 Sabre Aces of the 4th Fighter Wing

by Warren Thompson & Mark Styling

The entry of the United State’s premier jet interceptor into the Korean War was triggered by the ever-increasing presence of the Soviet-built MiG-15 south of the Yalu River. The possibility of the USAF losing...


Desert Raiders: Axis and Allied Special Forces 1940-43

by Andrea Molinari

Although harsh and inhospitable, the North African theatre of World War II proved to be a perfect environment for irregular warfare and the deployment of Special Forces.Following Italy's entry into the war in...


San Juan Hill 1898: America's Emergence as a World Power

by Angus Konstam & Dave Rickman

Labelled a 'splendid little war' by Senator John Hay, the Spanish American War (1898) was a peculiar event in America's history, provoked as much by the press as by political pressures. Here, aided by superbly...


Gallipoli 1915: Frontal Assault on Turkey

by Philip Haythornthwaite

The Gallipoli expedition of 1915, the brainchild of Winston Churchill, was designed to knock the Turkish Empire out of the First World War and open a supply route to Russia. The campaign is characterised by...