History / 1799-before 1945

Best Selling / Page 6

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete 1799-before 1945

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (555)

French (87)

German (7)

Spanish (2)

Italian (105)

 

Protection

All (555)

DRM Free (17)

DRM (538)

More options

Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14: Wellington invades France

by Nick Lipscombe

The news of Wellington's momentous victory at Vitoria on 21 June 1813 reached London in early July. The celebration spawned an expectation of a rapid conclusion to events in the Peninsula. His Majesty's Government...


The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15: Middle Ground of the War of 1812

by Scott Sheads & Graham Turner

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal...


Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It

by Susannah Ural

Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of families enduring the whirlwind of the Civil War, told through the words of famous and ordinary citizens and ranging from the battlefield to the home front, from...


Tradition and Innovation in English Retailing, 1700 to 1850: Narratives of Consumption

by Ian Mitchell

Three decades of research into retailing in England from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries has established a seemingly clear narrative: fixed shops were widespread from an early date; 'modern' methods...


For the Soul of France

by Frederick Brown

Frederick Brown, cultural historian, author of acclaimed biographies of Émile Zola (“Magnificent”—The New Yorker) and Flaubert (“Splendid . . . Intellectually nuanced, exquisitely written”—The New...


The Golden Age Shtetl: A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe

by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

The shtetl was home to two-thirds of East Europe’s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, yet it has long been one of the most neglected and misunderstood chapters of the Jewish experience. This...


Reflecting on Darwin

by Eckart Voigts, Barbara Schaff & Monika Pietrzak-Franger

Taking up the historical evolution of Darwin and his theories and the cultural responses they have inspired, this collection looks at Darwin's influence on contemporary media, neo-Victorian literature and culture,...


Race and Medicine in Nineteenth-and Early-Twentieth-Century America

by Todd Savitt

An examination of the medical experiences of African AmericansDuring the days of slavery in America, racism and often-faulty medical theories contributed to an atmosphere in which African Americans were seen...


Europe in the Nineteenth Century

by Hearder Harry

The period between 1830 and 1880 was one of immense activity, radical political change, and striking economic and social growth in Europe. The major themes of the struggles between individuals, parties and classes...


Liberty or Death!: The Life and Campaigns of Richard L. Vowell: British Legionnnaire and Commander - Hero and Patriot of the Americas

by Maria Páez Victor

This is the story of Richard Longfield Vowell, an audacious and intrepid young English adventurer who abandoned his studies at Oxford in 1817 to fight against the Spanish Empire that had ruled Latin America...


The Great Powers and the European States System 1814-1914

by F.R. Bridge & Roger Bullen

This book illuminates, in the form of a clear, well-paced and student-friendly analytical narrative,  the functioning of the European states system in its heyday, the crucial century between the  defeat of...


Europe 1850-1914: Progress, Participation and Apprehension

by Jonathan Sperber

This innovative survey of European history from the middle of the nineteenth century to the outbreak of the First World War tells the story of an era of outward tranquillity that was also a period of economic...


Forge of Empires: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made, 1861-1871

by Michael Knox Beran

In the space of a single decade, three leaders liberated tens of millions of souls, remade their own vast countries, and altered forever the forms of national power:

  • Abraham Lincoln freed a subjugated race...


Pugin's Gothic Ornament: The Classic Sourcebook of Decorative Motifs with 100 Plates

by Augustus C. Pugin

One hundred plates of royalty-free Gothic designs, meticulously reproduced from rare 19th-century engravings. Many are floral and foliate designs rendered from panels, capitals, borders, brackets, friezes, grotesques,...


Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Architectural Plans, Details and Elements: With 1880 Line Drawings of Arches, Domes, Doorways, Facades, Gables, Win

by John Theodore Haneman

Sourcebook of inspiration for architects, designers, others. 1880 line drawings on 70 plates. Bibliography. Captions.


The Architect, or Practical House Carpenter (1830)

by Asher Benjamin

The superbly illustrated and detailed handbook that popularized the use of classic Greek architectural style in America in the early and middle 1800s. 271 illustrations.


Specimen Days & Collect

by Walt Whitman

Diaries, notes and essays dealing with Whitman's ancestry, boyhood, Civil War experiences, nature, literary subjects and more.


The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

by J. W. Powell

Full text of Powell's 1,000-mile expedition down the fabled Colorado in 1869. Superb account of terrain, geology, vegetation, Indians, famine, mutiny, treacherous rapids, mighty canyons. 240 illustrations.


The Theory of the Leisure Class

by Thorstein Veblen

Classic of economic and social theory offers satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term "conspicuous consumption," exposing the emptiness of many standards of taste, education, dress,...


On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

Mill's eloquent 1859 treatise asks and answers provocative questions relating to the boundaries of social authority and individual sovereignty in a democratic society. Enduringly influential study.