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We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World
ISBN: HB: 9780300230031, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the aftermath of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cuba faced the start of a crisis that decimated its economy. Helen Yaffe examines the astonishing developments that took place during and beyond this period. Drawing on archival research and interview...
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£18,99
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Tacky's Revolt The Story of an Atlantic Slave War
ISBN: HB: 9780674737570, Harvard University Press, January 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 24 illus., 12 maps
In the second half of the eighteenth century, as European imperial conflicts extended the domain of capitalist agriculture, warring African factions fed their captives to the transatlantic slave trade while masters struggled continuously to keep thei...
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£28,95
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Criminal Dissent Prosecutions under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798
ISBN: HB: 9780674976139, Harvard University Press, January 2020
512 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 4 tables
The campaign to prosecute dissenting Americans under the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 ignited the first battle over the Bill of Rights. Fearing destructive criticism and "domestic treachery" by Republicans, the administration of John Adams led a d...
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£44,95
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Growing Up with the Country Family, Race, and Nation After the Civil War
ISBN: PB: 9780300248395, ISBN: HB: 9780300180527, Yale University Press, January 2020
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 42 black&white illus.
Following the lead of her own ancestors, Kendra Field's epic family history chronicles the westward migration of freedom's first generation in the fifty years after emancipation. Drawing on decades of archival research and family lore within and beyo...
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£35,00
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Memory Lands King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast
ISBN: PB: 9780300248388, ISBN: HB: 9780300201178, Yale University Press, January 2020
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 45 black&white illus.
Noted historian Christine DeLucia offers a major reconsideration of the violent seventeenth-century conflict in northeastern America known as "King Philip's War", providing an alternative to "Pilgrim-centric" narratives that have conventionally domin...
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£38,00
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Trials of Thomas Morton An Anglican Lawyer, His Puritan Foes, and the Battle for a New England
ISBN: HB: 9780300230109, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 19 black&white illus.
Adding new depth to our understanding of early New England society, this riveting account of Thomas Morton explores the tensions that arose from competing colonial visions. A lawyer and fur trader, Thomas Morton dreamed of a society where Algonquian...
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£22,50
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World of Trouble A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300219982, Yale University Press, January 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Historian Richard Godbeer presents a richly layered and intimate account of the American Revolution as experienced by a Philadelphia Quaker couple, Elizabeth Drinker and the merchant Henry Drinker, who barely survived the unique perils that Quakers f...
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£30,00
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Animal City The Domestication of America
ISBN: HB: 9780674919365, Harvard University Press, December 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 35 photos
Americans once lived alongside animals. They raised them, worked them, ate them, and lived off their products. This was true not just in rural areas but also in cities, which were crowded with livestock and beasts of burden. But as urban areas grew i...
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£31,95
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Civic Gifts Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State
ISBN: PB: 9780226670836, ISBN: HB: 9780226559360, University of Chicago Press, December 2019
392 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 7 tables
In "Civic Gifts", Elisabeth S. Clemens takes a singular approach to probing the puzzle that is the United States. How, she asks, did a powerful state develop within an anti-statist political culture? How did a sense of shared nationhood develop despi...
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£28,00
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£79,00
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Troublemakers Chicago Freedom Struggles through the Lens of Art Shay
ISBN: HB: 9780226603926, University of Chicago Press, December 2019
304 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 72 colour plates, 175 halftones
What does democracy look like? And when should we cause trouble to pursue it? "Troublemakers" fuses photography and history to demonstrate how racial and economic inequality gave rise to a decades-long struggle for justice in one American city. In di...
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