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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)

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Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
by Daniel Monterescu
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Multiethnic cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine. Daniel Monterescu... (read more)

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A Socialist History of the French Revolution
A Socialist History of the French Revolution
by Jean Jaures
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Jean Jaurès was the celebrated French Socialist Party leader, assassinated at the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. Published just a few years before his death, his magisterial A Socialist History of the French Revolution, has endured... (read more)

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Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
by Daniel Monterescu
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Multiethnic cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the "mixed towns" of Israel/Palestine. Daniel Monterescu... (read more)

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Decolonizing Madness: The Psychiatric Writings of Frantz Fanon
Decolonizing Madness: The Psychiatric Writings of Frantz Fanon
by Frantz Fanon
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The Martiniquian-born theorist, revolutionary, and psychiatrist Frantz Fanon was a foundational figure in postcolonial thought and practice, and along with Foucault and Lacan, he remains an indispensable thinker on the complex interrelationships of... (read more)

Available January 1, 2019
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E. P. Thompson and English Radicalism
E. P. Thompson and English Radicalism
by Fieldhouse Roger
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This collection of essays marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of E. P. Thomspon's most famous book, The Making of the English Working Class. It was a highly-influential work which contributed significantly to a revolution in the way history... (read more)

Available July 2015
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LAPD '53
LAPD '53
by James Ellroy
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James Ellroy, the undisputed master of crime writing, has teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Museum to present a stunning text on 1953 LA. While combing the museumandrsquo;s photo archives, Ellroy discovered that the year featured a wide array of... (read more)

Available May 19, 2015
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Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940
Humanitarian Imperialism: The Politics of Anti-Slavery Activism, 1880-1940
by Amalia Ribi Forclaz
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Between the late 1880s and the onset of the Second World War, anti-slavery activism experienced a revival in Europe. Anti-slavery organizations in Britain, Italy, France, and Switzerland forged an informal international network to fight the continued... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Kendo: Culture of the Sword
Kendo: Culture of the Sword
by Alexander Bennett
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"Shows that sport has been for us moderns the ultimate tabula rasa into which we pour our hopes, fears, prejudices and self-interest."and#151;Robert A. Nye, author of Crime, Madness, and Politics in Modern France and Masculinity and Male Codes of Honor... (read more)

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Gender of Piety: Family, Faith, and Colonial Rule in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe
Gender of Piety: Family, Faith, and Colonial Rule in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe
by Wendy Urban-mead
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The Gender of Piety is an intimate history of the Brethren in Christ Church in Zimbabwe, or BICC, as related through six individual life histories that extend from the early colonial years through the first decade after independence. Taken together... (read more)

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Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate (Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity)
Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate (Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity)
by Michael Bland Simmons
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This study offers an in-depth examination of Porphyrian soteriology, or the concept of the salvation of the soul, in the thought of Porphyry of Tyre, whose significance for late antique thought is immense. Porphyry's concept of salvation is important for... (read more)

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Conquest and Survival in Colonial Guatemala, Fourth Edition: A Historical Geography of the Cuchumatan Highlands, 1500-1821
Conquest and Survival in Colonial Guatemala, Fourth Edition: A Historical Geography of the Cuchumatan Highlands, 1500-1821
by W. George Lovell
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Conquest and Survival in Colonial Guatemala examines the impact of Spanish conquest and colonial rule on the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, a frontier region of Guatemala adjoining the countryand#8217;s northwestern border with Mexico. While Spaniards... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Clio's Battles: Historiography in Practice
Clio's Battles: Historiography in Practice
by Jeremy M. Black
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To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico
Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico
by Christopher R. Boyer
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Following the 1917 Mexican Revolution inhabitants of the states of Chihuahua and Michoacandaacute;n received vast tracts of prime timberland as part of Mexicoand#39;s land redistribution program. Although locals gained possession of the forests, the... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Irish Women in Medicine, C.1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers
Irish Women in Medicine, C.1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers
by Kelly Laura
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This book is the first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It focuses on the debates surrounding women's admission to Irish medical schools, the geographical and social backgrounds of... (read more)

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Saxo Grammaticus (Volume 1): Gesta Danorum: The History of the Danes (Oxford Medieval Texts)
Saxo Grammaticus (Volume 1): Gesta Danorum: The History of the Danes (Oxford Medieval Texts)
by Karsten Friis-jensen
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Saxo was probably a canon of Lund Cathedral, at that period a Danish cathedral, and lived at the end of the twelfth century. He was in the service of Archbishop Absalon, who encouraged him to write a history of his own country from the beginnings up to... (read more)

Available May 2015
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The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
by Martin Dugard
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Learn to unlock your inner explorer in this riveting account of a great, forbidding adventure and “a fascinating examination of the seven key traits of history’s most famous explorers…[with] infusions of insight and enthusiasm”... (read more)

Available June 30, 2015
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Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History
Elephants and Kings: An Environmental History
by Thomas Trautmann
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Because of their enormous size, elephants have long been irresistible for kings as symbols of their eminence. In early civilizationsandmdash;such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Civilization, and Chinaandmdash;kings used elephants for royal sacrifice... (read more)

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The Kishinev Ghetto, 1941-1942: A Documentary History of the Holocaust in Romania's Contested Borderlands
The Kishinev Ghetto, 1941-1942: A Documentary History of the Holocaust in Romania's Contested Borderlands
by Paul A. Shapiro
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The Kishinev Ghetto, 1941and#150;1942 offers a wealth of primary sources and insightful commentary about the little-known slaughter of Jewish residents of Kishinev (Chisinau) under the military occupation of Romania by Marshal Ion Antonescu, a Hitler... (read more)

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Rupert's Land Record Society #13: Law, Life, and Government at Red River, Volume 1: Settlement and Governance, 1812-1872
Rupert's Land Record Society #13: Law, Life, and Government at Red River, Volume 1: Settlement and Governance, 1812-1872
by Dale Gibson
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Inhabited by a diverse population of First Nations peoples, Mand#233;tis, Scots, Upper and Lower Canadians, and Americans, and dominated by the commercial and governmental activities of the Hudsonand#8217;s Bay Company, Red River and#150; now Winnipeg... (read more)

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