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Urban Villages and Local Identities: Germans from Russia, Omaha Indians, and Vietnamese in Lincoln, Nebraska (Plains Histories)
Urban Villages and Local Identities: Germans from Russia, Omaha Indians, and Vietnamese in Lincoln, Nebraska (Plains Histories)
by Kurt E. Kinbacher
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Urban Villages and Local Identities examines immigration to the Great Plains by surveying the experiences of three divergent ethnic groups—Volga Germans, Omaha Indians, and Vietnamese—that settled in enclaves in Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning in... (read more)

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Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes: A History of Passenger Steamships on the Inland Seas
Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes: A History of Passenger Steamships on the Inland Seas
by Joel Stone
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Through much of the nineteenth century, steam-powered ships provided one of the most reliable and comfortable transportation options in the United States, becoming a critical partner in railroad expansion and the heart of a thriving recreation industry... (read more)

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Religion in New Spain
Religion in New Spain
by Susan Schroeder
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Religion in New Spain presents an overview of the history of colonial religious culture and encompasses aspects of religion in the many regions of New Spain. The contributors reveal that Spanish conquest was not the end-all of indigenous culture and that... (read more)

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Portraits of the Vestal Virgins, Priestesses of Ancient Rome
Portraits of the Vestal Virgins, Priestesses of Ancient Rome
by Molly M. Lindner
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Molly M. Lindnerandrsquo;s new book examines the sculptural presentation of the Vestal Virgins, who, for more than eleven hundred years, dedicated their lives to the goddess Vesta, protector of the Roman state. Though supervised by a male priest, the... (read more)

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Revel for Connections: A World History, Volume 1 -- Access Card
Revel for Connections: A World History, Volume 1 -- Access Card
by Edward H. Judge
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REVEL for Connections: A World History introduces students to the far-reaching study of world history in a comprehensible manner that is tailored to meet their diverse needs and interests . This Third Edition strongly emphasizes thematic connections... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Roman Britain: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Peter Salway
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For four centuries Britain was an integral part of the Roman Empire, a political system stretching from Turkey to Portugal and from the Red Sea to the Tyne and beyond. Its involvement with Rome started long before the Conquest launched by the Emperor... (read more)

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The Man Who Wrote Pancho Villa: Martin Luis Guzman and the Politics of Life Writing
The Man Who Wrote Pancho Villa: Martin Luis Guzman and the Politics of Life Writing
by Nicholas Cifuentes-goodbody
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Martin Luis Guzman was many things throughout his career in twentieth-century Mexico: a soldier in Pancho Villa's revolutionary army, a journalist-in-exile, one of the most esteemed novelists and scholars of the revolutionary era, and an elder statesman... (read more)

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The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China
The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China
by Christopher Rea
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"What a fine and illuminating book! Shanghai Splendor is an important and captivating work of scholarship."—David Strand, author of Rickshaw Beijing: City People and Politics in the 1920s "This in an outstanding work. Although Shanghai has been... (read more)

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The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and His Empire of Truth
The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and His Empire of Truth
by Dipesh Chakrabarty
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A leading scholar in early twentieth-century India, Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870–1958) was knighted in 1929 and became the first Indian historian to gain honorary membership in the American Historical Association. By the end of his lifetime, however... (read more)

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The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval Cities: Italy and the Southern Low Countries, 1370-1440 (Oxford Historical Monographs)
The Logic of Political Conflict in Medieval Cities: Italy and the Southern Low Countries, 1370-1440 (Oxford Historical Monographs)
by Patrick Lantschner
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This volume traces the logic of urban political conflict in late medieval Europe's most heavily urbanized regions, Italy and the Southern Low Countries. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries are often associated with the increasing consolidation of... (read more)

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Constantine the Emperor
Constantine the Emperor
by David Potter
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No Roman emperor had a greater impact on the modern world than did Constantine. The reason is not simply that he converted to Christianity, but that he did so in a way that brought his subjects along after him. Indeed, this major new biography argues... (read more)

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The Spanish Civil War: A Military History
The Spanish Civil War: A Military History
by Jorge Martinez Reverte
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Jorge M.Revertes new book offers a fresh analysis of the strategic way in which the Nationalists and the Republicans fought the Spanish Civil War. Applying the traditional theory of the Art of War to the conflict, Reverte examines the methods, ideology... (read more)

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Brazil and the Dialectic of Colonization
Brazil and the Dialectic of Colonization
by Alfredo Bosi
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A classic of Brazilian literary criticism and historiography, Brazil and the Dialectic of Colonization explores the unique character of Brazil from its colonial beginnings to its emergence as a modern nation. This translation presents the thought of... (read more)

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For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918
For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918
by Richard Bassett
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Among the finest examples of deeply researched and colorfully written military history, Richard Bassettandrsquo;s For God and Kaiser is a major account of the Habsburg army told for the first time in English. Bassett shows how the Imperial Austrian Army,... (read more)

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Life in a Medieval Castle (P.S.)
Life in a Medieval Castle (P.S.)
by Joseph Gies
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From acclaimed historians Frances and Joseph Gies comes the reissue of this definitive classic on medieval castles, which was a source for George R.R. Martins Game of Thrones series. “Castles are crumbly and romantic. They still hint at an age more... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Why New Orleans Matters
Why New Orleans Matters
by Tom Piazza
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Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, revisit Tom Piazzas award-winning appraisal of a city in crisis—with a new afterword placing the story of New Orleans in the context of the ongoing threat to Americas coastal populations. In the decade since... (read more)

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Harvard East Asian Monographs #378: Under the Ancestors' Eyes: Kinship, Status, and Locality in Premodern Korea
Harvard East Asian Monographs #378: Under the Ancestors' Eyes: Kinship, Status, and Locality in Premodern Korea
by Martina Deuchler
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Under the Ancestors' Eyes presents a new approach to Korean social history by focusing on the origin and development of the indigenous descent group. Martina Deuchler maintains that the surprising continuity of the descent-group model gave the ruling... (read more)

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Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present
Discovering Tuberculosis: A Global History, 1900 to the Present
by Christian W. Mcmillen
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Tuberculosis is one of the worldand#8217;s deadliest infectious diseases, killing nearly two million people every year, now more than at any other time in history. While the developed world has nearly forgotten about TB, it continues to wreak havoc... (read more)

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Versailles
Versailles
by Pierre Arizzoli-clementel
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The definitive book on the Palace of Versailles, magnificently illustrated with new color photography.... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Carleton Library #232: Lives in Transition: Longitudinal Analysis from Historical Sources
Carleton Library #232: Lives in Transition: Longitudinal Analysis from Historical Sources
by Peter Baskerville
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Collective histories and broad social change are informed by the ways in which personal lives unfold. Lives in Transition examines individual experiences within such collective histories during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This collection... (read more)

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