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The Transformation of Turkey: Redefining State and Society from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Era
The Transformation of Turkey: Redefining State and Society from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Era
by Fatma M. G. Ek
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In 1923, the Modern Turkish Republic rose from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire, proclaiming a new era in the Middle East. However, many of the contemporary issues affecting Turkish state and society today have their roots not only in the in the history... (read more)

Available February 26, 2015
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Gender in Medieval Culture (Themes in Medieval History)
Gender in Medieval Culture (Themes in Medieval History)
by Michelle M. Sauer
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Gender in Medieval Culture provides a detailed examination of medieval society's views on both gender and sexuality, and shows how they are inextricably linked. Sex roles were clearly defined in the medieval world although there were exceptions to the... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae #46: Theodori Scutariotae Chronica
Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae #46: Theodori Scutariotae Chronica
by Raimondo Tocci
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This volume presents the first critical edition of the anonymous world chronicle titled Chronica which gives a condensed account of events from Adam up to the death of the Byzantine Emperor Alexios I Komnenos (ruled 1081 1118). The introduction includes... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Revolutionary Ireland, 1912-25
Revolutionary Ireland, 1912-25
by Robert Lynch
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Revolutionary Ireland, 1912-25 analyses the main events in Ireland from the initial crisis over the Third Home Rule Bill in 1912 to the consolidation of partition Ulster with the settling of the boundary issue in 1925.Written with particular reference to... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56
Dividing the Nile: Egypt's Economic Nationalists in the Sudan 1918-56
by David E. Mills
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Most scholarship has attributed Sudanese independence in 1956 to British dominance of the Condominium, historical animosity toward Egypt, or the emergence of Sudanese nationalism. Dividing the Nile counters that Egyptian entrepreneurs failed to develop a... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The Ten Commandments: The Hidden History of the Truths We Live by
The Ten Commandments: The Hidden History of the Truths We Live by
by David Bodanis
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The Ten Commandments originated in the tumultuous period when Bronze Age empires were crashing to destruction and groups of refugees in Canaan needed new rules for how to survive together cooperatively. Old directives from kings and priests were no... (read more)

Available September 22, 2015
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Rome, Polybius, and the East
Rome, Polybius, and the East
by The Late Peter Sidney Derow
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Rome, Polybius, and the East offers a collection of seventeen of the more important papers written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, during the course of his career. With a detailed introduction... (read more)

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The Emergence of China: From Confucius to the Empire (Ancient China in Context)
The Emergence of China: From Confucius to the Empire (Ancient China in Context)
by E. Bruce Brooks
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The Golden Age of Chinese thought in its political and military... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 4: Volume Four: The Sixties
The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 Volume 4: Volume Four: The Sixties
by Steve Nicholson
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This volume is the fourth and final part of Steve Nicholsons analysis of British theater censorship based on previously undocumented material in the Lord Chamberlains Correspondence Archives in the British Library and the Royal Archives at Windsor. The... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The First Mapping of America: The General Survey of British North America (Tauris Historical Geography)
The First Mapping of America: The General Survey of British North America (Tauris Historical Geography)
by Alex Johnson
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Britain's victory in the Seven Years War, just prior to the American Revolution, dramatically enlarged her North American empire. Eager to learn more of its economic and military potential, the British government commissioned an ambitious survey to... (read more)

Available January 28, 2015
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Imagine That - The History of Travel Rewritten (Imagine That)
Imagine That - The History of Travel Rewritten (Imagine That)
by Michael Sells
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We went from horse and cart to Concorde and high-speed ‘bullet trains in the blink of an eye. The side-effects of a more efficient, globalized and at times dangerous transport network have been varied and numerous, creating a vastly different... (read more)

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The Last of the Romans: Bonifatius - Warlord and Comes Africae
The Last of the Romans: Bonifatius - Warlord and Comes Africae
by Jeroen Wijnendaele
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Despite his critical role in the Western Roman Empire during the first three decades of the fifth century AD, Bonifatius remains a neglected figure in the history of the late Empire. This monograph presents a new political and military biography of... (read more)

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Original Spin: Downing Street and the Press in Victorian Britain
Original Spin: Downing Street and the Press in Victorian Britain
by Paul Brighton
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Secret lunches, off-the-record briefings, the leaking of confidential information and tightly-organized media launches - the well-known world of modern political spin. But is this really a new phenomenon or have politicians been manipulating the press... (read more)

Available April 30, 2015
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Here Be Dragons: Mythical Beasts in Ancient Legend and Modern Myth
Here Be Dragons: Mythical Beasts in Ancient Legend and Modern Myth
by Juliette Wood
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'Here be dragons' was the traditional warning used by ancient mapmakers to indicate dangerous, or simply unknown, lands. These were the dwelling places of fantastical beasts, creatures such as dragons, sea serpents, unicorns, griffins and mermaids... (read more)

Available October 2016
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The Dictionary Wars: The Struggle for Language from the Birth of the Englightenment to the French Revolution
The Dictionary Wars: The Struggle for Language from the Birth of the Englightenment to the French Revolution
by David Eck
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The Dictionary Wars narrates and analyzes a series of polemics surrounding French lexicography in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. From the apogee of the monarchy under Louis XIV through the Revolution which toppled it a century later, while... (read more)

Available December 2015
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The Papers of the Metaphysical Society, 1869-1880: A Critical Edition
The Papers of the Metaphysical Society, 1869-1880: A Critical Edition
by Catherine Marshall
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The Metaphysical Society was founded in 1869 at the instigation of James Knowles (editor of the Contemporary Review and then of the Nineteenth Century) with a view to "collect, arrange, and diffuse Knowledge (whether objective or subjective) of mental... (read more)

Available March 2015
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A Short History of the Celts (I.B. Tauris Short Histories)
A Short History of the Celts (I.B. Tauris Short Histories)
by Alex Woolf
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The image of the visionary Celt has captured the modern imagination. Whether it be the woad-painted pagan warrior fighting for his freedom against distant rulers (be they Roman, English or French), or the fanatical druid harrying Roman legionaries... (read more)

Available May 29, 2015
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The Maritime History of Cornwall (Exeter Maritime Studies)
The Maritime History of Cornwall (Exeter Maritime Studies)
by Helen Doe
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The first study of its kind, this book explains the rich, complex maritime inheritance of Cornwall and will be a significant addition to the literature of international maritime history. Individually commissioned contributions from distinguished... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Athenian Democracy: A Sourcebook (Continuum Sources in Ancient History)
Athenian Democracy: A Sourcebook (Continuum Sources in Ancient History)
by Luca Asmonti
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This volume presents a wide range of literary and epigraphic sources on the history of the world's first democracy, offering a comprehensive survey of the key themes and principles of Athenian democratic culture. Beginning with the mythical origins of... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The Struggle for the New Arab State: Postcolonialism, Privatisation and Political Change (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
The Struggle for the New Arab State: Postcolonialism, Privatisation and Political Change (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
by Samer N. Abboud
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In this book Samer N. Abboud shows how the wave of revolt which has shaken the Arab world since 2011 is rooted in deep socioeconomic changes, in particular the impact of neoliberal policies in creating social dislocations. Abboud provides a sophisticated... (read more)

Available September 24, 2015
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