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Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


Portugal : The Story of the Nation

by Henry Morse Stephens Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book attempts to give a short chronological history of Portugal. "The Story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as...


German Influence in Latin America

by Alfred F. Sears Lm Publishers (October 09, 2019)

This book presents a brief story of German influence in Latin America.

“In 1901 the American citizen was startled by the information from Rio Janeiro, that "A German syndicate has just been formed with a...


Celtic History and Migrations

by Henry Jenner, William Geddes & Denis Heron Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 04, 2019)

This book deals with the history and migrations of Celtic people. In that remote age of which no personal records remain, but whose history may be derived from the known dispersion of men and languages, we find...


Comical Modernity

by Heidi Hakkarainen Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Though long associated with a small group of coffeehouse elites around the turn of the twentieth century, Viennese “modernist” culture had roots that extended much earlier, and beyond the rarefied sphere...


German Division as Shared Experience

by Erica Carter, Jan Palmowski & Katrin Schreiter Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Despite the nearly three decades that have passed since Reunification, we still have little understanding of the ways in which the everyday experiences of Germans overlapped during forty years of political...


The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere

by David Jiménez Torres & Leticia Villamediana González Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Since the explosion of the indignados movement beginning in 2011, there has been a renewed interest in the concept of the “public sphere” in a Spanish context: how it relates to society and to political...


Cornish Folk Tales of Place

by Anna Chorlton & Mazed Tales The History Press (June 03, 2019)

This is the first ever collection of traditional folk tales from the moors, villages and coasts of North and East Cornwall. It is the culmination of the Mazed project in which local writers and storytellers...


Irish History Matters

by Brian M. Walker THP Ireland (June 03, 2019)

This book considers not just Irish history, but also how perspectives and treatments of that history have effected modern Ireland, north and south. While knowledge of history can help explain our contemporary...


A History of Amersham

by Julian Hunt Phillimore & Co Ltd (April 01, 2019)

In this entertaining book the author identifies each of the old coaching inns which provide ample evidence of Amersham's importance as a stopping place on the great coach road from London to the Midlands. He...


Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce

by Richard Hart & Paul Brown The History Press (June 03, 2019)

A bundle of passionate but unclaimed love letters written a century ago and found in a London bank vault have led to the uncovering of an extraordinary story. Research has revealed the adventures of a spirited...


Cinderella Soldiers

by Colin Cousins The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Based on extensive research, this book uncovers the experiences of the Liverpool Irish Battalion during the Great War. The ethnic core of the battalion represented more than mere shamrock sentimentality; they...


Names and Naming in Early Modern Germany

by Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer & Joel F. Harrington Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Throughout the many political and social upheavals of the early modern era, names were words to conjure by, articulating significant historical trends and helping individuals and societies make sense of often...


Last Weapons

by Kevin Grant University of California Press (June 14, 2019)

The use of hunger strikes and fasts in political protest is a global phenomenon. This book explains how that came to be. Last Weapons examines the proliferation of hunger as a form of protest between the late...


Blasket Islands

by Joan Stagles & Ray Stagles The O'Brien Press (April 15, 2019)

The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history...


Gendering Post-1945 German History

by Karen Hagemann, Donna Harsch & Friederike Brühöfener Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

For as much as "entanglement" has become a keyword in recent German history scholarship, entangled studies of the postwar era have largely limited their scope to politics and economics across the two Germanys...


The Invincibles

by Shane Kenna, Liz Gillis & Ruan O'Donnell The O'Brien Press (February 25, 2019)

‘Britain in Ireland is a beast exceeding terrible; his feet and claws are of iron,’ The Invincibles

In an Ireland still reeling from years of famine, with tenant farmers being evicted and left to starve for...


The Canaris Conspiracy

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...


Black Plaques London

by John Ambrose Hide The History Press (March 01, 2019)

Black Plaques are not to be found proudly mounted on a wall – and for good reason. What with their commemoration of a brutal execution outside Westminster Abbey, the selling of sex toys in St James’s Park,...


Northumbria

by Robert Colls Phillimore & Co Ltd (February 01, 2019)

This is a book about both the ancient Anglian kingdom of Northumbria, which stretched from the Humber to the Scottish border, and the ways in which the idea of being a Northumbrian, or a northerner, or someone...


The Story of the Fens

by Frank Meeres Phillimore & Co Ltd (January 02, 2019)

Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, as well as Peterborough City Council, all lay claim to a part of the Fens. Since Roman times, man has increased the land mass in this area by one third of the...


The Little History of Kent

by Susan Hibberd The History Press (March 01, 2019)

Kent has been the Gateway to Britain since prehistoric man first set foot on our soil, and its people have repelled invaders like Julius Ceasar, the Vikings and William I, while welcoming migrants from countries...


The Little History of Oxfordshire

by Paul Sullivan The History Press (February 01, 2019)

There is nothing ‘little’ about the history of Oxfordshire – with its close links to royalty, government and academia, it has taken a front-seat on the rollercoaster of English history. However, this small...


The Liberation of Paris

by Jean Edward Smith Simon & Schuster (July 23, 2019)

Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II—a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French,...


Beyond the Border

by Tobias Haimin Wung-Sung Berghahn Books (March 01, 2019)

In the nineteenth century, the hotly disputed border region between Denmark and Germany was the focus of an intricate conflict that complicates questions of ethnic and national identity even today. Beyond the...


Voices from the Soviet Edge

by Jeff Sahadeo Cornell University Press (June 15, 2019)

Jeff Sahadeo reveals the complex and fascinating stories of migrant populations in Leningrad and Moscow. Voices from the Soviet Edge focuses on the hundreds of thousands of Uzbeks, Tajiks, Georgians, Azerbaijanis,...


Iron, Fire and Ice

by Ed West Skyhorse (April 09, 2019)

Have you read everything George R.R. Martin has every written? Do you know what in Game of Thrones is based in real history?

A young pretender raises an army to take the throne. Learning of his father’s death,...


The Bormann Brotherhood

by William Stevenson Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

While the flames of World War II still raged, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin issued a warning to the Nazi leaders. Those responsible for the torture and murder of millions of innocent and defenseless civilians...


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...


Rule Britannia

by Danny Dorling & Sally Tomlinson Biteback Publishing (January 15, 2019)

Books on Brexit explaining how and why parts of Britain voted to leave the European Union are falling hot off the press. Some promise the full story of the political manoeuvring that got us to this point, others...


Plots against Russia

by Eliot Borenstein Cornell University Press (April 15, 2019)

In this original and timely assessment of cultural expressions of paranoia in contemporary Russia, Eliot Borenstein samples popular fiction, movies, television shows, public political pronouncements, internet...


The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 09, 2019)

New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining his ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb

Scientists have always kept secrets. But rarely...


Rampart Nations

by Liliya Berezhnaya & Heidi Hein-Kircher Berghahn Books (February 01, 2019)

The “bulwark” or antemurale myth—whereby a region is imagined as a defensive barrier against a dangerous Other—has been a persistent strand in the development of Eastern European nationalisms. While...


Ireland's Revolutionary Diplomat

by Barry Whelan University of Notre Dame Press (February 28, 2019)

Leopold Kerney was one of the most influential diplomats of twentieth-century Irish history. This book presents the first comprehensive biography of Kerney's career in its entirety from his recruitment to the...


Culture of Enlightening

by Jeffrey D. Burson University of Notre Dame Press (May 31, 2019)

Recent scholarly and popular attempts to define the Enlightenment, account for its diversity, and evaluate its historical significance suffer from a surprising lack of consensus at a time when the social and...


Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament

by John Patrick Coby Reacting Consortium Press (March 01, 2019)

Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament transforms students into English lords and commoners during the tumultuous years of 1529 to 1536. Cardinal Wolsey has just been dismissed as lord chancellor for failing...


France and the American Civil War

by Stève Sainlaude, Jessica Edwards & Don H. Doyle The University of North Carolina Press (February 05, 2019)

France's involvement in the American Civil War was critical to its unfolding, but the details of the European power's role remain little understood. Here, Steve Sainlaude offers the first comprehensive history...


The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books

by Edward Wilson-Lee Scribner (March 12, 2019)

“Like a Renaissance wonder cabinet, full of surprises and opening up into a lost world.” —Stephen Greenblatt

“A captivating adventure…For lovers of history, Wilson-Lee offers a thrill on almost every...


Empire of Friends

by Rachel Applebaum Cornell University Press (April 15, 2019)

The familiar story of Soviet power in Cold War Eastern Europe focuses on political repression and military force. But in Empire of Friends, Rachel Applebaum shows how the Soviet Union simultaneously promoted...


The Moral Witness

by Carolyn J. Dean Cornell University Press (April 15, 2019)

The Moral Witness is the first cultural history of the "witness to genocide" in the West. Carolyn J. Dean shows how the witness became a protagonist of twentieth-century moral culture by tracing the emergence...


The Little Book of Cork Harbour

by Kieran McCarthy THP Ireland (January 02, 2019)

Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world, is an historical wonder, surrounded by villages, forts, towers and churches, all of which combine to tell the colourful story of Ireland’s largest...


Sudden Courage

by Ronald Rosbottom Custom House (July 02, 2019)

The author of the acclaimed When Paris Went Dark, longlisted for the National Book Award, returns to World War II once again to tell the incredible story of the youngest members of the French Resistance—many...


No Spiritual Investment in the World

by Willem Styfhals Cornell University Press (May 15, 2019)

Throughout the twentieth century, German writers, philosophers, theologians, and historians turned to Gnosticism to make sense of the modern condition. While some saw this ancient Christian heresy as a way to...


The Scholems

by Jay Howard Geller Cornell University Press (March 15, 2019)

The evocative and riveting stories of four brothers—Gershom the Zionist, Werner the Communist, Reinhold the nationalist, and Erich the liberal—weave together in The Scholems, a biography of an eminent middle-class...


The Volunteer

by Jack Fairweather Custom House (June 04, 2019)

The incredible true story of a Polish resistance fighter’s infiltration of Auschwitz to sabotage the camp from within, and his daring escape to warn the Allies about the Nazis’ true plans for a “Final...


Mass Violence and the Self

by Howard G. Brown Cornell University Press (January 15, 2019)

Mass Violence and the Self explores the earliest visual and textual depictions of personal suffering caused by the French Wars of Religion of 1562–98, the Fronde of 1648–52, the French Revolutionary Terror...


The Polar Bear Expedition

by James Carl Nelson William Morrow (February 19, 2019)

The extraordinary lost story of America's invasion of Russia 100 years ago

"AN EXCELLENT BOOK." —Wall Street Journal • "INCREDIBLE." — John U. Bacon • "EXCEPTIONAL.”  — Patrick K. O’Donnell •...