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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...


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...