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Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings
Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings
by Clara Zetkin
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"With the publication of the present volume, there will finally be available a representative selection of the thoughts of the leading woman of European socialism."—Angela Davis, from the introduction "Clara Zetkin's arguments in support of... (read more)

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Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle
Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County: A Family, a Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle
by Kristen Green
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In the wake of the Supreme Court's unanimous Brown v. Board of Education decision, Virginia's Prince Edward County refused to obey the law. Rather than desegregate, the county closed its public schools, locking and chaining the doors. The... (read more)

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Why Did Europe Conquer the World? (Princeton Economic History of the Western World)
Why Did Europe Conquer the World? (Princeton Economic History of the Western World)
by Philip T. Hoffman
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"Phillip Hoffman's book answers a question that economic historians have neglected: Why did Europe conquer the world starting about five hundred years ago? Hoffman stresses how incentives made Europe's princes unusually bellicose and willing to promote... (read more)

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We're Still Here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City
We're Still Here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City
by Roberta Brandes Gratz
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The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is one of the darkest chapters in American history. The storm caused unprecedented destruction, and a toxic combination of government neglect and socioeconomic inequality turned a crisis into a tragedy. But among the... (read more)

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The Vikings and Their Enemies: Warfare in Northern Europe, 750-1100
The Vikings and Their Enemies: Warfare in Northern Europe, 750-1100
by Philip Line
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A fresh account of some of history's greatest warriors. The Vikings had an extraordinary and far-reaching historical impact. From the eighth to the eleventh centuries, they ranged across Europe—raiding, exploring, colonizing—and their presence... (read more)

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The Mapmakers of New Zion: A Cartographic History of Mormonism
The Mapmakers of New Zion: A Cartographic History of Mormonism
by Richard Francaviglia
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From their earliest days on the American frontier through their growth into a worldwide church, the spatially expansive Mormons made maps to help them create idealized communities, migrateand#160;to and colonize large parts of the American West... (read more)

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The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics
The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics
by W. Sydney Robinson
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From Victoria herself to the writers, philanthropists, and politicians of the day, the Victorians have been dismissed as hypocrites and frauds. To a handful of eccentrics born during Victoria's reign, the nineteenth century remained the greatest era in... (read more)

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The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza
The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza
by Max Blumenthal
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On July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes on Hamas-controlled Gaza, followed by a ground invasion. The ensuing conflict led to 51 days of war that left over 2,000 people dead, the vast majority of whom were Palestinian civilians. During the assault... (read more)

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The Betrayal of Richard III: An Introduction to the Controversy
The Betrayal of Richard III: An Introduction to the Controversy
by V. B. Lamb
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This fully revised edition of Lamb's classic introduction to the last Plantagenet ruler's life coincides with Richard III's reburial in Leicester In this classic work, the late V.B. Lamb and Peter Hammond survey the life and times of Richard... (read more)

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Monster of the Twentieth Century: Kotoku Shusui and Japan's First Anti-Imperialist Movement
Monster of the Twentieth Century: Kotoku Shusui and Japan's First Anti-Imperialist Movement
by Robert Thomas Tierney
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and#147;Tierney presents a novel examination of Kotoku Shusui, focusing on his critique of imperialism rather than his evolution toward anarchism. Providing the first English translation of Kotokuand#8217;s seminal pamphlet, Tierney greatly deepens our... (read more)

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Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age
Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age
by Elizabeth A. Sutton
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Inand#160;Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age, Elizabeth A. Sutton explores the fascinating but previously neglected history of corporate cartography during the Dutch Golden Age, from ca. 1600 to 1650. She examines how maps were used as... (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 worldandrsquo;s deadliest infectious diseases, killing nearly two million people every yearandmdash;more now than at any other time in history. While the developed world has nearly forgotten about TB, it continues to wreak... (read more)

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Asia Inside Out: Connected Places
Asia Inside Out: Connected Places
by Eric (edt) Tagliacozzo
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Asia Inside Out reveals the dynamic forces that have linked regions of the world's largest continent. Connected Places, the second of three volumes, highlights the flows of goods, ideas, and people across natural and political boundaries and illustrates... (read more)

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Empire of Tea: The Asian Leaf That Conquered the World
Empire of Tea: The Asian Leaf That Conquered the World
by Markman Ellis
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Although tea had been known and consumed in China and Japan for centuries, it was only in the seventeenth century that Londoners first began drinking it. Over the next two hundred years, its stimulating properties seduced all of British society, as tea... (read more)

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Intimate Empire: Collaboration and Colonial Modernity in Korea and Japan
Intimate Empire: Collaboration and Colonial Modernity in Korea and Japan
by Nayoung Aimee Kwon
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In Intimate Empire Nayoung Aimee Kwon examines intimate cultural encounters between Korea and Japan during the colonial era and their postcolonial disavowal. After the Japanese empireandrsquo;s collapse in 1945, new nation-centered histories in Korea and... (read more)

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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle That Gave Birth to the Globe
Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle That Gave Birth to the Globe
by Chris Laoutaris
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In November 1596, a woman signed a document that would nearly destroy the career of William Shakespeare . . .... (read more)

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Elizabeth I and Her Circle
Elizabeth I and Her Circle
by Susan Doran
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This is the story of Elizabeth I's inner circle and the crucial human relationships which lay at the heart of her personal and political life. Using a wide range of original sources - including private letters, portraits, verse, drama, and state papers -... (read more)

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Churchill's Cookbook
Churchill's Cookbook
by Georgina Landemare
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and#147;It is well to remember that the stomach governs the world.and#8221;and#151;Winston Churchill and#160; and#160;and#147;Mrs. Landemareand#8217;s food is distinguished. She is an inspired intuitive cook.and#8221;and#151;Clementine Churchill... (read more)

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The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
The United Nations: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Jussi M. Hanhimdki
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After seven decades of existence has the UN become obsolete? Is it ripe for retirement? As Jussi Hanhimäki proves in the second edition of this Very Short Introduction, the answer is no. In the second decade of the twenty-first century the UN remains an... (read more)

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The Greeks in Asia
The Greeks in Asia
by John Boardman
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From Britain's most distinguished historian of ancient Greek art comes this account of the influence of Greek communities and their culture through Central Asia, India, and Western China, from the Bronze Age to the rise of Islam. John Boardman examines a... (read more)

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