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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 January 28, 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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Letters from Prison: Jefferson Davis to His Wife, 1865-1866
Letters from Prison: Jefferson Davis to His Wife, 1865-1866
by Felicity Allen
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The center of this book is Fortress Monroe, Virginia, inserted in the dateline of every one of the twenty letters printed here. Only a little note at the end, folded to make its own envelope, is different. Its place name is Prison. Both are accurate... (read more)

Available October 2014
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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 2015
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The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
by Eric Lichtblau
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The shocking story of how America became one of the worlds safest postwar havens for Nazis   Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed... (read more)

Available October 28, 2014
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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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Belgium: Long United, Long Divided
Belgium: Long United, Long Divided
by Samuel Humes
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This concise history describes the traditions and transitions that over two thousand years have developed in Belgium in a sense of shared identity, common government, and a centralized nation-state - and then over a few recent decades paved the way for... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Egypt-The Elusive Arab Spring
Egypt-The Elusive Arab Spring
by Wafik Mustafa
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Directly, with the candour of a well informed old friend, Dr Wafik Mustafa shares an insight into the remarkable situation Egypt finds itself in today. This authoritative commentary on Egyptian affairs casts an eye back over Egypts modern history, takes... (read more)

Available November 2014
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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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James Bond Is Real: The Untold Story of Political & Military Technological Threats Ian Fleming Warned Us about
James Bond Is Real: The Untold Story of Political & Military Technological Threats Ian Fleming Warned Us about
by Mike L. Sparks
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Most spy fiction and movie lovers know Ian Fleming as the inspiration behind the wildly popular James Bond series, but the seemingly harmless hero myth of Agent 007, is in fact Fleming himself, a former British naval intelligence commander during... (read more)

Available April 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 January 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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Churchill, Kitchener & Lloyd George - First World Warlords
Churchill, Kitchener & Lloyd George - First World Warlords
by Steve Cliffe
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Would it have been possible for the First World War to be avoided? Steve Cliffe, author of Churchill, Kitchener and Lloyd George: First World Warlords, believes so, as did David Lloyd George, Britains wartime prime minister. In a bloody act of... (read more)

Available November 2014
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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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Kerr's Voyages 1: Europe, Asia and the Middle East
Kerr's Voyages 1: Europe, Asia and the Middle East
by Robert Kerr
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Kerr's Voyages provides a truly comprehensive account of sea and land voyages, covering a thousand years of exploration from the ninth century to the epic voyages of Captain Cook. Kerr includes accounts of travels not easily available elsewhere and... (read more)

Available December 31, 2014
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Philip the Arab: A Study in Prejudice
Philip the Arab: A Study in Prejudice
by Yasamin Zahran
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The only significant book on this little known Roman emperor. Originally from Syria, Philip the Arab ruled the Empire of the East from AD 244 to 249 and is remembered for being sympathetic to the Christian faith—some even claim that he converted to... (read more)

Available November 2014
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We Also Made History: Women in the Ambedkarite Movement
We Also Made History: Women in the Ambedkarite Movement
by Urmila Pawar
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Originally published in Marathi in 1989, this contemporary classic details the history of women’s participation in Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Dalit movement for the first time. Focusing on the involvement of women in various Dalit struggles since... (read more)

Available November 2014
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How the Underdog Korea Has Emerged from War to Economic Power: From Ashes to Flames (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
How the Underdog Korea Has Emerged from War to Economic Power: From Ashes to Flames (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
by Sang H. Nam
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Korea has emerged from one of the poorest countries of the 1960s to an economic power within a few decades. Often called the miracle of the Han River, Koreas rapid ascension to an economic power is one of the most remarkable ‘rags to riches stories... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Confessions of A D.C. Madam: The Politics of Sex, Lies, and Blackmail
Confessions of A D.C. Madam: The Politics of Sex, Lies, and Blackmail
by Henry Vinson
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A firsthand account of how public officials and other well-connected individuals have been compromised or blackmailed by their sexual improprieties, Confessions of a D.C. Madame relates the authors time running the largest gay escort service in... (read more)

Available November 2014
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