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A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, includes the original illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz). A Story of the French Revolution. Originally published in the periodical 'All the...


Shadows of the Slave Past: Memory, Heritage, and Slavery

by Ana Lucia Araujo

This book is a transnational and comparative study examining the processes that led to the memorialization of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade in the second half of the twentieth century. Araujo explores...


The Passing of the Turkish Empire in Europe

by B. Granville Baker

TOWARDS the end of a dismal summer, when everybody who is anybody in the United Kingdom was departing for their annual holidays, dark clouds began to gather on the political horizon overshadowing that European...


The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Illustrated Edition

by Marco Polo

The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Illustrated Edition, with almost two hundred illustrations. Marco Polo almost the first European man to reach the wonderful world of East Asia. The Travels...


The Religion of Ancient Scandinavia

by Sir William Alexander Craigie

The native religion of the ancient Scandinavians was in its main features only a special form of that common to all the Germanic peoples, and this again was only a particular development of primitive beliefs...


Pre-Colombian Cities

by Jorge Enrique Hardoy

What visitor to Mexico City, unaware of its pre-Hispanic history, could imagine that right under a Christian Church may still lie the remains of the sinister tzompantli, the Aztecs' altar of skulls? Professor...


Indigenous Networks: Mobility, Connections and Exchange

by Jane Carey & Jane Lydon

This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge...


American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

by Lawrence Karson

When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous...


The Red Brigades and the Discourse of Violence: Revolution and Restoration

by Marco Briziarelli

This book explores the communicative practices of the Italian radical group Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, or BR), the relationship the group established with the Italian press, and the specific social historical...


From Sappho to De Sade (Routledge Revivals): Moments in the History of Sexuality

by Jan N. Bremmer

The history of sexuality has been the subject of increased interest in recent years and more widely acknowledged importance in the interpretation of past mentalités. Yet historians have only recently begun...


History, Memory, and Trans-European Identity: Unifying Divisions

by Aline Sierp

This book questions the presupposition voiced by many historians and political scientists that political experiences in Europe continue to be interpreted in terms of national history, and that a European community...


Opium

by Donald Wigal

Opium, once used for ritual purposes, is a substance which dulls pain and offers access to an artificial world, and has long been idealized by artists and markets. Baudelaire, Picasso, and Dickens were all inspired...


The History of Herodotus

by Herodotus

The Histories of Herodotus is now considered as the founding work of history in Western literature. Written from the 450s to the 420s BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record...


An American Book of Golden Deeds

by James Baldwin

An American Book of Golden Deeds, by James Baldwin, and published by American Book Company, New York, 1907. Forty four short and inspiring stories of heroism and personal sacrifice made by Americans for the...


A History of the Civil War, 1861-1865: Annotated

by James Ford Rhodes

History of the Civil War, 1861–1865 : annottated by James Ford Rhodes. Includes Maps. James Ford Rhodes (1848 –1927), was an American industrialist and historian born in Cleveland, Ohio. After earning a...


The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing-World

by Margaret Cavendish

The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World, better known as The Blazing World, is a 1666 work of prose fiction by English writer Margaret Cavendish, the Duchess of Newcastle. It has been described...


Ourika : This Is to Be Alone, This, This, Is Solitude!

by Lord Byron

Ourika is a delightful tale set in France during the French Revolution. George Gordon Byron (1788–1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement....


Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe (Routledge Revivals)

by MAXINE Berg

This edited collection, first published in 1991, focuses on the commercial relations, marketing structures and development of consumption that accompanied early industrial expansion. The papers examine aspects...


The Asylum as Utopia (Psychology Revivals): W.A.F. Browne and the Mid-Nineteenth Century Consolidation of Psychiatry

by Andrew Scull

What Asylums Were, Are, and Ought to Be, first published in 1837, was of considerable significance in the history of lunacy reform in Britain. It contains perhaps the single most influential portrait by a medical...


The German Bourgeoisie (Routledge Revivals): Essays on the Social History of the German Middle Class from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth C

by David Blackbourn & Richard J Evans

First published in 1991, this collection of original studies by British, German and American historians examines the whole range of modern German bourgeoisie groups, including professional, mercantile, industrial...