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European Seaborne Empires From the Thirty Years' War to the Age of Revolutions
ISBN: PB: 9780300205152, Yale University Press, July 2019
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
In this thematic survey, Gabriel Paquette focuses on the development of the Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, and Dutch overseas empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He draws on recent advances in the field to re-examine their dev...
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£25,00
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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, July 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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£35,00
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Rotten Bodies Class and Contagion in Eighteenth-Century Britain
ISBN: PB: 9780300233520, Yale University Press, July 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Britain had no idea that it would not see another plague after the horrors of 1666, and for a century and a half the fear of epidemic disease gripped and shaped British society. Plague doctors had long asserted that the bodies of the poor were especi...
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Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto Writing Our History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236729, Yale University Press, June 2019
280 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 black&white illus.
Hidden in metal containers and buried underground during World War II, these writings from the Warsaw Ghetto record the Holocaust in the words of its first interpreters, the victims themselves. Gathered clandestinely by an underground ghetto collecti...
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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, May 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000
ISBN: PB: 9780300244366, ISBN: HB: 9780300208511, Yale University Press, May 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
Five centuries of Irish history are explored in this informative and accessible volume. John Gibney proceeds from the beginning of Ireland's modern period and continues through to virtually the present day, offering an integrated overview of the isla...
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£16,99
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World of the Crusades
ISBN: HB: 9780300217391, Yale University Press, May 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 14 maps
Throughout the Middle Ages crusading was justified by religious ideology, but the resulting military campaigns were fueled by concrete objectives: land, resources, power, reputation. Crusaders amassed possessions of all sorts, from castles to reliqua...
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Young Victoria
ISBN: HB: 9780300238877, Yale University Press, May 2019
224 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour illus.
This beautiful, extensively researched volume investigates the birth and early life of one of the most familiar British monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819-1901). A wealth of material, including many unexamined sources and unpublished images, sheds new li...
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Culture in Nazi Germany
ISBN: HB: 9780300211412, Yale University Press, April 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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Stalin's Master Narrative A Critical Edition of the History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks), Short Course
ISBN: HB: 9780300155365, Yale University Press, April 2019
760 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
"The Short Course on the History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Bolsheviks)" defined Stalinist ideology both at home and abroad. It was quite literally the the master narrative of the USSR – a hegemonic statement on history, politics, an...
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£45,00
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