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Security Empire The Secret Police in Communist Eastern Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300242577, Yale University Press, August 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
This book examines the history of early secret police forces in Poland, Czechoslovakia, and East Germany in the aftermath of the Second World War. Molly Pucci delves into the ways their origins diverged from the original Soviet model based on differi...
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Third Walpurgis Night The Complete Text
ISBN: HB: 9780300236002, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Now available in English for the first time, Austrian satirist and polemicist Karl Kraus's "Third Walpurgis Night" was written in immediate response to the Nazi seizure of power in 1933 but withheld from publication for fear of reprisals against Jews...
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Late Stalinism The Aesthetics of Politics
ISBN: HB: 9780300198478, Yale University Press, July 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 5 black&white illus.
Not for sale in Russia! In this nuanced historical analysis of late Stalinism organized chronologically around the main events of the period – beginning with Victory in May 1945 and concluding with the death of Stalin in March 1953 – Evgeny Dobrenk...
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Archipelago of Justice Law in France's Early Modern Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300244007, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 14 black&white illus.
This book is a groundbreaking evaluation of the interwoven trajectories of the people, such as itinerant ship-workers and colonial magistrates, who built France's first empire between 1680 and 1780 in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. These imperial su...
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Field of Cloth of Gold
ISBN: PB: 9780300248029, ISBN: HB: 9780300148862, Yale University Press, June 2020
288 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Glenn Richardson provides the first history in more than four decades of a major Tudor event: an extraordinary international gathering of Renaissance rulers unparalleled in its opulence, pageantry, controversy and mystery. Throughout most of the late...
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Warm South How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780300251531, ISBN: HB: 9780300235920, Yale University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 30 colour illus.
Ever since the age of the Grand Tour in the eighteenth century, the Mediterranean has had a significant pull for Britons – including many painters and poets – who sought from it the inspiration, beauty, and fulfillment that evaded them at home. Refer...
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Henry III 1207-1258
ISBN: HB: 9780300238358, Yale University Press, May 2020
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Nine years of age when he came to the throne in 1216, Henry III had to rule within the limits set by the establishment of Magna Carta and the emergence of parliament. Pacific, conciliatory, and deeply religious, Henry brought many years of peace to E...
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£30,00
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Sons of the Waves The Common Seaman in the Heroic Age of Sail
ISBN: HB: 9780300245714, Yale University Press, April 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 20 black&white illus., 16 colour illus., 1 map
British maritime history in the age of sail is full of the deeds of officers like Nelson but has given little voice to plain, "illiterate" seamen. Now Stephen Taylor draws on published and unpublished memoirs, letters, and naval records, including co...
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Bread Winner An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780300230062, Yale University Press, April 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 32 black&white illus.
The Victorian era saw remarkable economic growth and a rise in real wages. But not everyone shared in the nation's prosperity. Many families continued to live in grinding poverty with women and children usually faring worst. In this incisive account...
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Scots and Catalans Union and Disunion
ISBN: PB: 9780300253382, ISBN: HB: 9780300234954, Yale University Press, March 2020
360 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 3 maps, 2 black&white figures
A distinguished historian of Spain and Europe provides an enlightening account of the development of nationalist and separatist movements in contemporary Catalonia and Scotland. This first sustained comparative study uncovers the similarities and the...
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