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Provincializing Global History Money, Ideas, and Things in the Languedoc, 1680-1830
ISBN: HB: 9780300237160, Yale University Press, February 2020
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 7 black&white illus.
"Provincializing Global History" explores the subtle transformation of the coastal province of the Languedoc in the eighteenth century. Mining a wealth of archival sources, James Livesey unveils how provincial elites and peasant households unwittingl...
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Decline of Magic Britain in the Enlightenment
ISBN: HB: 9780300243581, Yale University Press, January 2020
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In early modern Britain, belief in prophecies, omens, ghosts, apparitions and fairies was commonplace. Among both educated and ordinary people the absolute existence of a spiritual world was taken for granted. Yet in the eighteenth century such certa...
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Well Worth Saving American Universities' Life-and-Death Decisions on Refugees from Nazi Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300243871, Yale University Press, January 2020
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 black&white illus.
The United States' role in saving Europe's intellectual elite from the Nazis is often told as a tale of triumph, which in many ways it was. America welcomed Albert Einstein and Enrico Fermi, Hannah Arendt and Herbert Marcuse, Rudolf Carnap and Richar...
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Culture in Nazi Germany
ISBN: HB: 9780300211412, Yale University Press, October 2019
472 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 30 colour illus.
Culture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and to manipulate the public perception of Hitler's enemies. During...
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Richard III The Self-Made King
ISBN: HB: 9780300214291, Yale University Press, October 2019
388 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
The reign of Richard III, the last Yorkist king and the final monarch of the Plantagenet dynasty, marked a turning point in British history. But despite his lasting legacy, Richard only ruled as king for the final two years of his life. While much at...
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Mr. Smith Goes to China Three Scots in the Making of Britain's Global Empire
ISBN: PB: 9780300236088, Yale University Press, September 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
This book delves into the lives of three Scottish private traders – George Smith of Bombay, George Smith of Canton, and George Smith of Madras – and uses them as lenses through which to explore the inner workings of Britain's imperial expansion and g...
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Marie-Antoinette The Making of a French Queen
ISBN: HB: 9780300243086, Yale University Press, September 2019
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 colour illus.
Who was the real Marie-Antoinette? She was mistrusted and reviled in her own time, and today she is portrayed as a lightweight incapable of understanding the events that engulfed her. In this new account, John Hardman redresses the balance and sheds...
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Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England
ISBN: HB: 9780300244311, Yale University Press, August 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 colour illus.
In Regency England the eldest son usually inherited almost everything while his younger brothers, left with little inheritance, had to make a crucial decision: what should they do to make an independent living? Rory Muir weaves together the stories o...
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Kremlin Letters Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt
ISBN: PB: 9780300247657, ISBN: HB: 9780300226829, Yale University Press, August 2019
680 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 24 black&white illus., 3 maps
Stalin exchanged more than six hundred messages with Allied leaders Churchill and Roosevelt during the Second World War. In this riveting volume – the fruit of a unique British-Russian scholarly collaboration – the messages are published and also ana...
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Walls Have Ears The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II
ISBN: HB: 9780300238600, Yale University Press, August 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
At the outbreak of World War II, MI6 spymaster Thomas Kendrick arrived at the Tower of London to set up a top secret operation: German prisoners' cells were to be bugged and listeners installed behind the walls to record and transcribe their private...
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