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Glasgow 1919

by Kenny MacAskill Biteback Publishing (January 22, 2019)

On the 31st January 1919 Glasgow was in the midst of a strike for a 40-hour week. A demonstration in George Square saw the Red Flag hoisted and panicked police baton charge the milling crowd.

The War Cabinet...


Luminous Traitor

by Martin Duberman University of California Press (October 23, 2018)

Roger Casement was an internationally renowned figure at the beginning of the 20th century, famous for exposing the widespread atrocities against the indigenous people in King Leopold's Congo and his subsequent...


A Vicar in Victorian Norfolk

by Susanna Wade Martins Boydell Press (October 05, 2018)

The Revd Benjamin Armstrong, for many years vicar of the market town of East Dereham, Norfolk, is best-known for what have been described as "one of England's greatest clerical diaries", eleven volumes spanning...


Democracy in Modern Europe

by Jussi Kurunmäki, Jeppe Nevers & Henk te Velde Berghahn Books (June 19, 2018)

As one of the most influential ideas in modern European history, democracy has fundamentally reshaped not only the landscape of governance, but also social and political thought throughout the world. Democracy...


Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave, Written by Himself

by Henry Bibb & Lucius C. Matlack University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Librar (June 01, 2018)

Henry Bibb (1815-1854) was born to an enslaved woman named Mildred Jackson in Shelby County, Kentucky. His father was a state senator who never acknowledged him. His narrative documents his persistent attempts...


Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave, Written by Himself

by Henry Bibb & Lucius C. Matlack University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Librar (June 01, 2018)

Henry Bibb (1815-1854) was born to an enslaved woman named Mildred Jackson in Shelby County, Kentucky. His father was a state senator who never acknowledged him. His narrative documents his persistent attempts...


Marie Curie

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (May 30, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Marie Curie in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of Marie...


Buying Time

by Thomas F. McDow Ohio University Press (May 23, 2018)

In Buying Time, Thomas F. McDow synthesizes Indian Ocean, Middle Eastern, and East African studies as well as economic and social history to explain how, in the nineteenth century, credit, mobility, and kinship...


The Zulus at War

by Adrian Greaves & Xolani Mkhize Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area....


Congress and the People’s Contest

by Donald R. Kennon, Paul Finkelman, Mischa Honeck & Fergus M. Bordewich et al. Ohio University Press (February 02, 2018)

The American Civil War was the first military conflict in history to be fought with railroads moving troops and the telegraph connecting civilian leadership to commanders in the field. New developments arose...


In Fair Silesia

by Gustav Nieritz & Ireland E Mary Writers of the Apocalypse (December 14, 2017)

Joseph and Helena are so poor their mother can not afford to feed them. They must go to live with their uncle in Reichenstein. They hope to get a job in the factory like other children do in their time, and...


George Bronson Rea, Propagandist

by Leslie Eaton Clark Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 27, 2017)

George Bronson Rea, Propagandist brings to life the extraordinary story of a journalist, publisher, engineer, spy, lobbyist, blackmailer and fortune hunter, who represents twentieth century journalism gone awry....


A Victorian Holocaust

by Mohammad Gholi Majd Hamilton Books (November 22, 2017)

The death by famine of tens of millions of human beings in Asia and Africa during the Victorian era (1837–1901) is “the secret history of the nineteenth century” about which Western history books contain...


Victorian Ecocriticism

by Dewey W. Hall, Jillmarie Murphy, Michelle J. Deininger & Sue Edney et al. Lexington Books (October 16, 2017)

Victorian Ecocriticism: The Politics of Place and Early Environmental Justice aims to take up the challenge that Lawrence Buell lays out in The Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary...


Philanthropic Discourse in Anglo-American Literature, 1850-1920

by Frank Q. Christianson & Leslee Thorne-Murphy Indiana University Press (October 13, 2017)

From the mid-19th century until the rise of the modern welfare state in the early 20th century, Anglo-American philanthropic giving gained an unprecedented measure of cultural authority as it changed in kind...


To Catch A King: Charles II's Great Escape

by Charles Spencer William Collins (October 05, 2017)

How did the most wanted man in the country outwit the greatest manhunt in British history?

In January 1649, King Charles I was beheaded in London outside his palace of Whitehall and Britain became a republic....


Global Exchanges

by Ludovic Tournès & Giles Scott-Smith Berghahn Books (October 01, 2017)

Exchanges between different cultures and institutions of learning have taken place for centuries, but it was only in the twentieth century that such efforts evolved into formal programs that received focused...


Debussy's Paris

by Catherine Kautsky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2017)

Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque explores how key works reflect not only the most appealing and innocent aspects of Paris but also more disquieting attitudes of the time such as racism,...


The Cold War

by Odd Arne Westad Basic Books (September 05, 2017)

From a Bancroft Prize-winning scholar, a new global history of the Cold War and its ongoing impact around the world

In The Cold War, Odd Arne Westad offers a new perspective on a century when a superpower rivalry...


When Africa Awakes

by Hubert H. Harrison Diasporic Africa Press (August 12, 2017)

Virgin Islands-born, Harlem-based, Hubert H. Harrison's "When Africa Awakes: The "Inside Story" of the Stirrings and Strivings of the New Negro in the Western World" is a collection of over fifty articles that...


The Elephant in the Temple

by John Lockwood Kipling Speaking Tiger Books (August 05, 2017)

From military camels and hunting cheetahs, to herding dogs and talking mynahs, animals have been living, working, playing and performing with humans in India for centuries. In this intimate book, John Lockwood...


Smell Detectives

by Melanie A. Kiechle & Paul S. Sutter University of Washington Press (July 10, 2017)

What did nineteenth-century cities smell like? And how did odors matter in the formation of a modern environmental consciousness? Smell Detectives follows the nineteenth-century Americans who used their noses...


Antoine Frédéric Ozanam

by Raymond L. Sickinger University of Notre Dame Press (June 30, 2017)

Raymond Sickinger’s biography of Antoine Frédéric Ozanam is more than a chronological account of Ozanam’s relatively brief but extraordinary life. It is also a comprehensive study of a man who touched...


Yokohama and the Silk Trade

by Yasuhiro Makimura Lexington Books (June 15, 2017)

This study provides a broad political and economic examination of the impact of the silk trade on nineteenth-century Japan. It analyzes the economic role of Japan’s eastern interior region and that of the...


Problems in Modern Mexican History

by William H. Beezley & Monica A. Rankin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 20, 2017)

Mexicans, since national independence, have defined their challenges as problems or dimensions in their lives. They have faced these issues alone or with others through politics, security (the military, police,...


John Hay, Friend of Giants

by Philip Mcfarland Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2017)

Now, perhaps, only those enmeshed in 19th-century American history know his name; but when John Hay died in 1905, he was one of the most famous men in the world. And one of the most highly regarded. Abraham...


A Tale of Two Eagles

by Craig A. Deare Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2017)

The United States and Mexico share a history shaped in the 19th century by numerous US forces interventions into Mexican territory and US expropriation of considerable swaths of Mexican territory. However, in...


History and Its Objects

by Peter N. Miller Cornell University Press (March 01, 2017)

Cultural history is increasingly informed by the history of material culture—the ways in which individuals or entire societies create and relate to objects both mundane and extraordinary—rather than on textual...


Napoleon Bonaparte

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Napoleon Bonaparte in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Napoleon Bonaparte. In the...


The Industrial Revolution

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the history of the Industrial Revolution in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Industrial Revolution....


Latin America since Independence

by Thomas C. Wright Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 24, 2017)

This innovative text offers a clear and concise introduction to Latin America since independence. Thomas C. Wright traces continuity and change in five central colonial legacies: authoritarian governance; a...


In Essentials, Unity

by Jenny Bourne & Paul Finkelman Ohio University Press (February 15, 2017)

The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary...


Psychoanalysis in Britain, 1893–1913

by Philip Kuhn Lexington Books (January 03, 2017)

Historians and biographers of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, psychology, medicine and culture, even Wikipedia, believe Ernest Jones discovered Freud in 1904 and had become the first English-speaking practitioner...


Household Mobility and Persistence in Guadalajara, Mexico: 1811-1842

by Monica L. Hardin Lexington Books (December 08, 2016)

This study examines mobility and migration patterns in early nineteenth-century Guadalajara, Mexico. Using data from censuses, notarial records, wills, and other sources, it reveals a high level of mobility...


The Monumental Nation

by Bálint Varga Berghahn Books (December 01, 2016)

From the 1860s onward, Habsburg Hungary attempted a massive project of cultural assimilation to impose a unified national identity on its diverse populations. In one of the more quixotic episodes in this "Magyarization,"...


John McDonald and the Whiskey Ring: From Thug to Grant's Inner Circle

by Edward S. Cooper Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (October 28, 2016)

The most flamboyant, consistently dishonest racketeer was Supervisor of Internal Revenue John McDonald, whose organization defrauded the federal government of millions of dollars. When President Grant was asked...


British Light Infantry & Rifle Tactics of the Napoleonic Wars

by Philip Haythornthwaite & Adam Hook Bloomsbury Publishing (October 20, 2016)

In an age when infantry units manoeuvred and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to 'skirmish' was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favour in the years following...


The Mystery of Spring-Heeled Jack

by John Matthews Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (October 14, 2016)

An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack

• Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack...


The Men Who Would Be Kings

by Daniel Mersey & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

The Men Who Would Be Kings is a set of rules designed for fighting historical or Hollywood colonial battles in the mid to late 19th Century, from the Indian Mutiny to the Boxer Rebellion. Large scale colonial...


When Paris Sizzled: The 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and Their Friends

by Mary McAuliffe Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2016)

When Paris Sizzled vividly portrays the City of Light during the fabulous 1920s, when art and architecture, music, literature, fashion, entertainment, transportation, and behavior all took dramatically new forms....


1847

by Turtle Bunbury Gill Books (September 09, 2016)

Capture the spirit of an industrial, social and cultural revolution through this invigorating collection of historical portraits from the dawn of the industrialised world!

Though it feels like an era marooned...


Paisanos

by Tim Fanning Gill Books (August 25, 2016)

The epic story of the forgotten Irish men and women who changed the face of Latin America forever.

In the early nineteenth century, thousands of volunteers left Ireland behind to join the fight for South American...


The First Afghan War 1839Â?42

by Richard Macrory & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

In 1839 forces of the British East India Company crossed the Indus to invade Afghanistan on the pretext of reinstating a former king Shah Soojah to his rightful throne. The reality was that this was another...


The Historiography of Gladstone and Disraeli

by Ian St John Anthem Press (August 03, 2016)

This book traces the often sharply differing perspectives historians have formed with regard to the key incidents in the careers of the two foremost politicians of the Victorian age – Gladstone and Disraeli....


City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War

by John Strausbaugh Twelve (August 02, 2016)

WINNER OF THE FLETCHER PRATT AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTION BOOK OF 2016

In a single definitive narrative, CITY OF SEDITION tells the spellbinding story of the huge-and hugely conflicted-role New York City played...


Twelve Days of Terror

by M. G. D. Fernicola Lyons Press (May 02, 2016)

Upon the 100th anniversary of the most terrifying stretch of shark attacks in American history--a wave said to have been the inspiration for Jaws--comes a reissue of the classic Lyons Press account and investigation....


Tropics of Vienna: Colonial Utopias of the Habsburg Empire

by Ulrich E. Bach Berghahn Books (May 01, 2016)

The Austrian Empire was not a colonial power in the sense that fellow actors like 19th-century England and France were. It nevertheless oversaw a multinational federation where the capital of Vienna was unmistakably...


Darwin's Theory of Evolution

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the essential points of Darwin’s theory of evolution in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Darwin’s...


The Battle of Austerlitz

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Battle of Austerlitz in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Battle of Austerlitz....


The Battle of Waterloo

by 50 minutes 50Minutes.com (April 25, 2016)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Battle of Waterloo in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Battle of Waterloo....