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Making Peace with Spain: The Diary of Whitelaw Reid, September-December, 1898

by Whitelaw Reid & H. Wayne Morgan

Whitelaw Reid, according to H. Wayne Morgan, was a "leading newspaperman, more than an occasional diplomat, a power in his party's politics, a supporter of some of the best in his era's culture . . . Of all...


The Life and Death of Gus Reed: A Story of Race and Justice in Illinois during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Thunder on the Danube: Napoleon's Defeat of the Habsburg,  Vol I

by John H Gill

The Franco-Austrian War of 1809 was Napoleon's last victorious war. He would win many battles in his future campaigns, but never again would one of Europe's great powers lie broken at his feet. In this respect...


Inventing Scrooge

by Carlo Devito

Inventing Scrooge uncovers the real-life inspirations from Charles Dickens’ own world that led to the fascinating creation of his most beloved tale: A Christmas Carol.

When Charles Dickens created the story...


Wellington's Men Remembered: A Register of Memorials to Soldiers Who Served in the Penninsular War and at Waterloo 1808-1815

by Janet Bromley & David Bromley

Wellington's Men Remembered is a reference work which has been compiled on behalf of the Association of Friends of the Waterloo Committee and contains over 3,000 memorials to soldiers who fought in the Peninsular...


Transforming Civil War Prisons: Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity

by Paul J. Springer & Glenn Robins

During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the...


How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life

by Ruth Goodman

A delightful tour through the intimate details of life in Victorian England, told by a historian who has cheerfully endured them all. Ruth Goodman believes in getting her hands dirty. Drawing on her own adventures...


Upper Canada Preserved War of 1812 6-Book Bundle: The Ashes of War / A Crucible of Fire / And Four More...

by Richard Feltoe

A battlefield-based chronicle combining modern research with historical records and personal letters bring to life this crucial period of Canada's early history. Historical images counterpointed with modern...


Women in Law and Lawmaking in Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Europe

by Eva Schandevyl

Exploring the relationship between gender and law in Europe from the nineteenth century to the present, this collection examines the feminisation of justice, its historical beginnings, and the impact of gendered...


The Wars of Spanish American Independence 1809-29

by John Fletcher

Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin independently led the South American revolutionary armies that freed much of Latin America of Spanish rule.

In 1808, Napoleon Bonaparte treacherously outmaneuvered the corrupt...


The Development of Austro-Hungarian Sarajevo, 1878-1918: An Urban History

by Mary Sparks

The Development of Austro-Hungarian Sarajevo, 1878-1918 charts the urban history of Sarajevo in this period within the context of other modernising central-European cities. It gives detailed consideration to...


Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875

by Richard A. Marsden

The antiquary Cosmo Innes (1798-1874) was a prolific editor of medieval and early modern documents relating to Scotland's parliament, legal system, burghs, universities, aristocratic families and pre-Reformation...


The Ashes of War: The Fight for Upper Canada, August 1814-March 1815

by Richard Feltoe

The sixth and final book in the six-part series Upper Canada Preserved, War of 1812, examines the pivotal period between August 1814-March 1815, with particular emphasis on the final months of fighting, the...


Eastern Question 1774-1923, The: Revised Edition

by Alexander Lyon Macfie

A clear and concise guide to the Eastern Question - the problem facing the European states of how to react to the decline of the Ottoman Empire. A L MacFie's study shows how the question was a major factor in...


America's Romance with the English Garden

Reading Victorian Deafness

Do They Miss Me at Home?: The Civil War Letters of William McKnight, Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

Healing Traditions: African Medicine, Cultural Exchange, and Competition in South Africa, 1820-1948

In the Balance of Power: Independent Black Politics and Third-Party Movements in the United States

The Rescue of Joshua Glover: A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the Coming of the Civil War