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France, Mexico and Informal Empire in Latin America, 1820-1867: Equilibrium in the New World

France, Mexico and Informal Empire in Latin America,...

Author: Edward Shawcross
ISBN: 9783319889429
Format: Paperback
$232.85

This book explores French imperialism in Latin America in the nineteenth century, taking Mexico as a case study....  Read More >>

Youth and Justice in Western States, 1815-1950: From Punishment to Welfare

Youth and Justice in Western States, 1815-1950: From...

Author: Jean Trepanier ,  Xavier Rousseaux
ISBN: 9783319882055
Format: Paperback
$232.85

Despite the fact that new perspectives, such as restorative justice, have emerged, the debates have largely focused...  Read More >>

Colonial Justice and Decolonization in the High Court of Tanzania, 1920-1971

Colonial Justice and Decolonization in the High Court...

Author: Ellen R. Feingold
ISBN: 9783319888231
Format: Paperback
$232.85

This book is the first study of the development and decolonization of a British colonial high court in Africa. Colonial...  Read More >>

The Belgian Army and Society from Independence to the Great War

The Belgian Army and Society from Independence to the...

Author: Mario Draper
ISBN: 9783319889290
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book explores Belgian state-building through the prism of its army from independence to the First World War....  Read More >>

Clever Girls and the Literature of Women's Upward Mobility

Clever Girls and the Literature of Women's Upward Mobility...

Author: Mary Eagleton
ISBN: 9783319891255
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book follows the figure of `the clever girl' from the post-war to the present and focuses on the fiction, plays...  Read More >>

America's Failing Economy and the Rise of Ronald Reagan

America's Failing Economy and the Rise of Ronald Reagan...

Author: Eric R. Crouse
ISBN: 9783319889573
Format: Paperback
$206.97

This book examines one of the most important economic outcomes in American history-the breakdown of the Keynesian...  Read More >>

Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside Story of Europe's Last War

Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire: The Inside...

Author: Tim Marshall
ISBN: 9781783964451
Format: Paperback
$25.85

A gripping eyewitness account of a major 20th-century military conflict by the UK's most popular writer on geopolitics...  Read More >>

Elements in Publishing and Book Culture: The Anglo-Norman Historical Canon: Publishing and Manuscript Culture

Elements in Publishing and Book Culture: The Anglo-Norman...

Author: Jaakko Tahkokallio (University of Helsinki)
ISBN: 9781108713771
Format: Paperback
$25.85

Contributes to the ongoing debate on what it meant to publish a book in manuscript. Offers case-studies of twelfth-century...  Read More >>

The Borgias: Power and Fortune

The Borgias: Power and Fortune

Author: Paul Strathern
ISBN: 9781786495440
Format: Hardback
$49.99

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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics: The Historical Roots of Political Violence: Revolutionary Terrorism in Affluent Countries

Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics: The Historical...

Author: Ignacio Sanchez-Cuenca
ISBN: 9781108482769
Format: Hardback
$77.60

This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the wave of revolutionary terrorism in affluent countries,...  Read More >>

The Dutch in the Early Modern World: A History of a Global Power

The Dutch in the Early Modern World: A History of a...

Author: David Onnekink (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands) ,  Gijs Rommelse
ISBN: 9781107125810
Format: Hardback
$194.04

Provides an engaging and accessible overview of the history of the Dutch Republic within a global context, making...  Read More >>

Realistic Revolution: Contesting Chinese History, Culture, and Politics after 1989

Realistic Revolution: Contesting Chinese History, Culture,...

Author: Els van Dongen (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
ISBN: 9781108421300
Format: Hardback
$194.06

Realistic Revolution covers the major Chinese intellectual debates on radicalism in history, culture, and politics...  Read More >>

The United Irishmen, Rebellion and the Act of Union, 1798-1803

The United Irishmen, Rebellion and the Act of Union,...

Author: John Gibney
ISBN: 9781526751454
Format: Paperback
$34.99

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United States Airborne Divisions 1942-2018: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

United States Airborne Divisions 1942-2018: Rare Photographs...

Author: Michael Green
ISBN: 9781526734679
Format: Paperback
$42.99

Airborne divisions are the elite of the US Army. This is a superb fighting record in WW2, Vietnam, Gulf and Afghanistan....  Read More >>

The Gunpowder Plot Deceit

The Gunpowder Plot Deceit

Author: Beardsley, Martyn R
ISBN: 9781526751423
Format: Paperback
$34.99

This book delves into the history of the Gunpowder Plot, exploring the idea that the government was not only aware...  Read More >>

Luxury and Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914

Luxury and Gender in European Towns, 1700-1914

Author: Marjo Kaartinen ,  Anne Montenach
ISBN: 9780367208752
Format: Paperback
$77.99

This book conceives the role of the modern town as a crucial place for material and cultural circulations of luxury....  Read More >>

Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity: Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands

Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity: Religious Dissent...

Author: James Alexander Kapalo
ISBN: 9781472432186
Format: Hardback
$221.00

This book explores the history and evolution of Inochentism, a controversial new religious movement that emerged...  Read More >>

Michael Gove: A Man in a Hurry

Michael Gove: A Man in a Hurry

Author: Owen Bennett
ISBN: 9781785904400
Format: Hardback
$39.99

Michael Gove: A Man in a Hurry reveals what helped turn the adopted son of an Aberdeen fishing family into one of...  Read More >>

Unruly Figures: Queerness, Sex Work, and the Politics of Sexuality in Kerala

Unruly Figures: Queerness, Sex Work, and the Politics...

Author: Navaneetha Mokkil ,  Piya Chatterjee
ISBN: 9780295745572
Format: Paperback
$43.79

The vibrant media landscape in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where kiosks overflow with magazines and colorful...  Read More >>

Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism

Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism

Author: Banu Subramaniam ,  Banu Subramaniam
ISBN: 9780295745596
Format: Paperback
$43.79

Behind the euphoric narrative of India as an emerging world power lies a complex and evolving relationship between...  Read More >>

Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies, and Histories in Gabon

Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies, and Histories...

Author: Florence Bernault
ISBN: 9781478001232
Format: Hardback
$153.20

Florence Bernault retells the colonial and postcolonial history of present-day Gabon from the late nineteenth century...  Read More >>

The Lost Boys: A Family Ripped Apart by War

The Lost Boys: A Family Ripped Apart by War

Author: Catherine Bailey
ISBN: 9780241257814
Format: Hardback
$49.99

Innsbruck, Austria, December 1944. The night is bitterly cold as a solitary black car moves silently through the...  Read More >>

My Seditious Heart

My Seditious Heart

Author: Arundhati Roy
ISBN: 9780241366516
Format: Hardback
$65.00

In constant conversation with the themes and settings of her novels, the essays form a near-unbroken memoir of Arundhati...  Read More >>

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