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Rivall Friendship, by Bridget Manningham
ISBN: PB: 9780866986335, University of Chicago Press, ACMRS Press, June 2021
672 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The manuscript for Rivall Friendship was first acquired by the Newberry Library in 1937. At the time of the acquisition, the author of this seventeenth-century romance was anonymous. Scholar Jean R. Brink now suggests, based on dating of the manuscri...
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£96,00
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On the Spirit of Rights
ISBN: PB: 9780226794303, ISBN: HB: 9780226588988, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
334 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone, 5 tables
By the end of the eighteenth century, politicians in America and France were invoking the natural rights of man to wrest sovereignty away from kings and lay down universal basic entitlements. Exactly how and when did "rights" come to justify such mea...
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£24,00
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£30,00
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Russ-Ukraine-Russia Scenes from the Cultural History of Russian Religiosity
ISBN: PB: 9788024635804, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, May 2021
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 20 halftones, 3 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! An outspoken opponent of pro-Russian, authoritarian, and far-right streams in contemporary Czech society, Martin C. Putna received a great deal of media attention when he ironically dedica...
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£18,00
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Letters of the First Duchess of Ormonde
ISBN: HB: 9781649590183, University of Chicago Press, Iter Press, May 2021
760 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones, 4 colour plates, 5 halftones, 9 figures
This volume is the first to bring together the entire extant correspondence of one of the most significant women in early modern Ireland, Elizabeth Butler, first Duchess of Ormonde. She was the wife of James Butler, twelfth Earl and first Duke of Orm...
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£93,00
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Golden Horde Revolutionary Italy, 1960-1977
ISBN: HB: 9780857427465, Seagull Books, May 2021
600 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Golden Horde is a definitive work on the Italian revolutionary movements of the 1960s and '70s. An anthology of texts and fragments woven together with an original commentary, the volume widens our understanding of the full complexity and richnes...
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£35,00
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Disalienation Politics, Philosophy, and Radical Psychiatry in Postwar France
ISBN: PB: 9780226777740, ISBN: HB: 9780226777603, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
From 1940 to 1945, forty thousand patients died in French psychiatric hospitals. The Vichy Regime's "soft extermination" let patients die of cold, starvation, or lack of care. But in Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole, a small village in central France, one p...
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£28,00
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£84,00
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Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France
ISBN: PB: 9780226770468, ISBN: HB: 9780226770321, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
There is little doubt that the political revolutions of the eighteenth century changed the course of Western history. But why did the idea of civic equality find such fertile ground in France? What is the relationship between political ideas and econ...
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£28,00
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£84,00
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My Father, the Germans and I Essays, Lectures, Interviews
ISBN: PB: 9780857428240, ISBN: HB: 9781906497477, Seagull Books, March 2021
200 pp., 22.9x14 cm
Jurek Becker (1937-1997) is best known for his novel "Jacob the Liar", which follows the life of a man, who, like Becker, lived in the Lodz ghetto during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. Throughout his career, Becker also wrote nonfic...
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£11,99
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£19,00
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Global Indies British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815
ISBN: HB: 9780300239973, Yale University Press, February 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
In this lively book, Ashley Cohen reveals how eighteenth-century Britons saw the empire – not as separate Atlantic and Indian spheres but as an interconnected "Indies". Crisscrossing the hemispheres, Cohen traces global histories of race, slavery, an...
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Goering's Man in Paris The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World
ISBN: HB: 9780300251920, Yale University Press, January 2021
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 47 black&white illus.
Bruno Lohse (1911-2007) was one of the most notorious art plunderers in history. Appointed by Hermann Goring to Hitler's special art looting agency, he went on to supervise the systematic theft and distribution of over 22,000 artworks, largely from F...
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