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Atlantic Meeting
Atlantic Meeting
by H. V. Morton
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Morton's account of attending the 1941 Atlantic Treaty meeting between President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill which established the Allied policy for post-World War II Europe In August 1941 Winston Churchill and President Roosevelt met... (read more)

Available June 2015
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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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Palestine and World War I: Grand Strategy, Military Tactics and Culture in War (Library of Modern Middle East Studies)
Palestine and World War I: Grand Strategy, Military Tactics and Culture in War (Library of Modern Middle East Studies)
by Eran Dolev
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The Palestine Campaign undertaken by the British during the Great War has become one of the most glorified military offensives of the 20th Century. Shattering the reach of Ottoman imperial power for the final time, the conflict both pushed Germany back... (read more)

Available December 12, 2014
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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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Black Hills Forestry: A History
Black Hills Forestry: A History
by John F. Freeman
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The first study focused on the history of the Black Hills National Forest, its centrality to life in the region, and its preeminence within the National Forest System, Black Hills Forestry is a cultural history of the most commercialized national forest... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
by Helen Parish
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In recent decades research into witchcraft and magic has expanded alongside a deepening understanding of early modern popular culture and belief. The result is a much more nuanced appreciation of how such beliefs were woven into the fabric of society... (read more)

Available January 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)

Available January 2015
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Presidents in Crisis: Tough Decisions Inside the White House from Truman to Obama
Presidents in Crisis: Tough Decisions Inside the White House from Truman to Obama
by Michael K. Bohn
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Every American president, when faced with a crisis, longs to take bold and decisive action. When American lives or vital interests are at stake, the public—and especially the news media and political opponents—expect aggressive leadership. But,... (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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France Since the 1970s: History, Politics and Memory in an Age of Uncertainty
France Since the 1970s: History, Politics and Memory in an Age of Uncertainty
by Emile Chabal
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France has long been a deeply political country. At least since the French Revolution, the country and its people have felt themselves to be at the forefront of history - a great power with global ambitions. But the Second World War irrevocably changed... (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)

Available December 2014
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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)

Available February 2015
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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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Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
by Helen Parish
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In recent decades research into witchcraft and magic has expanded alongside a deepening understanding of early modern popular culture and belief. The result is a much more nuanced appreciation of how such beliefs were woven into the fabric of society... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The Emergence of Modern Afghanistan: Politics of Reform and Modernization
The Emergence of Modern Afghanistan: Politics of Reform and Modernization
by Vartan Gregorian
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Long heralded as a seminal work on the history of Afghanistan, this book traces the evolution of the modern Afghan state by studying the politics of reform and modernization that started in 1880 through World War II.In this reissue, Vartan Gregorian... (read more)

Available April 2015
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