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How the Old World Ended The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800
ISBN: HB: 9780300243598, Yale University Press, November 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 maps
Between 1500 and 1800, the North Sea region overtook the Mediterranean as the most dynamic part of the world. At its core the Anglo-Dutch relationship intertwined close alliance and fierce antagonism to intense creative effect. But a precondition for...
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To Begin the World Over Again How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe
ISBN: HB: 9780300232257, Yale University Press, September 2019
512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 1 map
While the American Revolution led to domestic peace and liberty, it ultimately had a catastrophic global impact – it strengthened the British Empire and led to widespread persecution and duress. From the opium wars in China to anti-imperial rebellion...
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Mussolini and Hitler The Forging of the Fascist Alliance
ISBN: HB: 9780300178838, Yale University Press, August 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
From 1934 until 1944 Mussolini met Hitler numerous times, and the two developed a relationship that deeply affected both countries. While Germany is generally regarded as the senior power, Christian Goeschel demonstrates just how much history has und...
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Empress Queen Victoria and India
ISBN: HB: 9780300118094, Yale University Press, August 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues that the Queen was humanely, intelligently, and passionately involved with the country throughout her reign and not just in...
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Almost Home Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone
ISBN: HB: 9780300220469, Yale University Press, May 2018
336 pp., 21x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
After being exiled from their native Jamaica in 1795, the Trelawney Town Maroons endured in Nova Scotia and then in Sierra Leone. In this gripping narrative, Ruma Chopra demonstrates how the unlikely survival of this community of escaped slaves revea...
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Lawrence of Arabia's War The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the Middle East in WWI
ISBN: PB: 9780300226393, ISBN: HB: 9780300196832, Yale University Press, April 2017
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus., maps
Rarely is a book published that revises our understanding of an entire world region and the history that has defined it. This groundbreaking volume makes just such a contribution. Neil Faulkner draws on ten years of field research to offer the first...
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Dynamite Club How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror
ISBN: PB: 9780300217926, Yale University Press, May 2016
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Distinguished historian John Merriman maintains that the Age of Modern Terror began in Paris on February 12, 1894, when anarchist Emile Henry set off a bomb in the Cafe Terminus, killing one and wounding twenty French citizens. The true story of the...
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Romans and Their World A Short Introduction
ISBN: PB: 9780300220261, Yale University Press, May 2016
304 pp., 22.6x14.6 cm, 42 black&white illus., 10 maps, 5 plans
This one-volume history of the Roman world begins with the early years of the republic and carries the story nearly a thousand years forward to 476, when Romulus Augustus, the last Western Roman emperor, was deposed. Brian Campbell, respected scholar...
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Those Who Hold Bastogne Inside the Biggest Battle of the Bulge
ISBN: PB: 9780300216141, Yale University Press, October 2015
304 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 26 black&white illus.
Hitler's last gamble, the Battle of the Bulge, was intended to push the Allied invaders of Normandy all the way back to the beaches. The plan nearly succeeded, and almost certainly would have, were it not for one small Belgian town and its tenacious...
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Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to Al-Qaeda
ISBN: PB: 9780300212600, ISBN: HB: 9780300179255, Yale University Press, July 2015
392 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus.
"Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies" is a book about concealing and revealing secret communications. It is the first history of invisible writing, uncovered through stories about scoundrels and heroes. Spies were imprisoned or murdered, adultery unmasked,...
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