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9783799555609 | Jan Thorbecke Verlag Gmbh & Co, February 5, 2017, cover price $58.00

Product Description: The Manhattan project’s top-secret plutonium plant at Hanford, Washington, produced the plutonium for the Trinity Test and the Nagasaki bomb and was the biggest engineering project and best-kept secret of World War II. In Rhetoric, Risk, and Secrecy in the Atomic City, Julie Staggers draws on cultural and rhetorical theory to examine the construction of knowledge about security, safety, and risk within the emerging secrecy culture of the Manhattan Project as it was distributed in the workplace and company town attached to the world’s first plutonium reactor...read more

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9781472443861 | Routledge, June 8, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: The Manhattan project’s top-secret plutonium plant at Hanford, Washington, produced the plutonium for the Trinity Test and the Nagasaki bomb and was the biggest engineering project and best-kept secret of World War II.

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Product Description: Covering the history and contributions of black women intellectuals from the late 19th century to the present, this book highlights individuals who are often overlooked in the study of the American intellectual tradition.• Represents a standout volume on the subject of black women intellectuals in modern U...read more

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9781440835483 | Praeger Pub Text, March 31, 2017, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: Covering the history and contributions of black women intellectuals from the late 19th century to the present, this book highlights individuals who are often overlooked in the study of the American intellectual tradition.

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Product Description: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society is one of the most respected and widely-read introductions to modern British history. Martin Pugh explores as his central theme the relationship between the British state and its citizens with characteristic skill and insight...read more

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9781474243452 | 5th edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society is one of the most respected and widely-read introductions to modern British history.

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9781474243469 | 5 reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society is one of the most respected and widely-read introductions to modern British history.
9781780930411 | 4th edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 10, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society has rapidly become one of the most respected and widely read introductions to the history of modern Britain.

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Product Description: CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2017This book provides a comparative history of the domestic and international nature of Spain's First Carlist War (1833-40) and the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), as well as the impact of both conflicts...read more

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9781474229401 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $112.00

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9781474229395 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2017This book provides a comparative history of the domestic and international nature of Spain's First Carlist War (1833-40) and the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), as well as the impact of both conflicts.

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Product Description: Nationalism has been, without question, one of the most potent political and cultural forces within Europe since the late-18th century. Placing particular emphasis on transnational and comparative links, Nationalism in Modern Europe provides a clear and accessible history of the development of nationalism in Europe from the French Revolution to the present...read more

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9781474213387 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 7, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Nationalism has been, without question, one of the most potent political and cultural forces within Europe since the late-18th century.

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9781474213394 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 7, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Nationalism has been, without question, one of the most potent political and cultural forces within Europe since the late-18th century.

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Product Description: In September 1960, the central London district of St Pancras was convulsed by rioting. What had begun months before as a peaceful protest about the lack of decent housing spiralled into some of the worst street-fighting ever seen in the capital...read more
By Ken Livingstone (foreword by)

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9781445661032 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In September 1960, the central London district of St Pancras was convulsed by rioting.

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9781445656038 | Amberley Pub Plc, December 31, 2016, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Focusing on the era in which the modern idea of nationalism emerged as a way of establishing the preferred political, cultural, and social order for society, this book demonstrates that across different European societies the most important constituent of nationalism has been a specific understanding of the nation's historical past...read more

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9781474263740 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Focusing on the era in which the modern idea of nationalism emerged as a way of establishing the preferred political, cultural, and social order for society, this book demonstrates that across different European societies the most important constituent of nationalism has been a specific understanding of the nation's historical past.

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Unique portraits of legendary characters along South America’s mountain spine, from Charles Darwin to the present day, told by a master traveler and observer.The Andes Mountains are the world’s longest mountain chain, linking most of the countries in South America. Emmy Award–winning filmmaker and author Kim MacQuarrie takes us on a historical journey through this unique region, bringing fresh insight and contemporary connections to such fabled characters as Charles Darwin, Pablo Escobar, Che Guevara, and many others. He describes the floating islands of Lake Titicaca, where people’s lives depend entirely on a reed that grows there. He introduces us to a Patagonian woman who is the last living speaker of her language, as he explores the disappearance and sometimes surprising resiliency of indigenous cultures throughout the Andes. He meets a man whose grandfather witnessed Butch Cassidy’s last days in Bolivia,tracks down the ballet dancer who once hid the leader of the brutal Shining Path in her home, and hears a harrowing story from the school teacher who gave Che Guevara his final meal. Through the stories he shares, MacQuarrie raises such questions as, where did the people of South America come from? Did they create or import their cultures? What makes South America different from other continents—and what makes the cultures of the Andes different from other cultures in South America? Why did Peru’s Shining Path leader Guzmán nearly succeed in his revolutionary quest while Che Guevara in Bolivia so quickly failed? And what so astounded Charles Darwin in South America that led him to conceive the theory of evolution? Deeply observed and beautifully written, Life and Death in the Andes shows us this land as no one has before.

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9781439168899 | Simon & Schuster, December 1, 2015, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Unique portraits of legendary characters along South America’s mountain spine, from Charles Darwin to the present day, told by a master traveler and observer.

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9781439168905 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, December 13, 2016), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: “Family history begins with missing persons,” Alison Light writes in Common People. We wonder about those we’ve lost, and those we never knew, about the long skein that led to us, and to here, and to now. So we start exploring. Most of us, however, give up a few generations back...read more

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9780226330945 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 17, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: “Family history begins with missing persons,” Alison Light writes in Common People.

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9780226420851 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 23, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: “Family history begins with missing persons,” Alison Light writes in Common People.

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Product Description: This book assesses South African history within imperial and global networks of power, trade and communication. South African modernity is understood in terms of the interplay between internal and external forces. Key historical themes, including the emergence of an industrialised economy, the development of systematic racial discrimination and popular resistance against racial power, and the influence of national and ethnic identities on political and social organisation, are set out in relation to imperial and global influences...read more

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9781441122728 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: This book assesses South African history within imperial and global networks of power, trade and communication.

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9781441108449 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book assesses South African history within imperial and global networks of power, trade and communication.

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Product Description: The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans' associations during the interwar years, the Union fédérale (UF) and the Union nationale des combattants (UNC)...read more

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9780719085505 | Manchester Univ Pr, July 15, 2012, cover price $95.00

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9781526106599 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans' associations during the interwar years, the Union fédérale (UF) and the Union nationale des combattants (UNC).

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9783110379792, titled "Strafrechts- Und Kriminalitätsgeschichte Der Frühen Neuzeit" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 31, 2016, cover price $28.00

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Product Description: Claudia Jarzebowski untersucht den Zusammenhang von Kindheit und Emotion in der Ausgestaltung sozialer Beziehungen. Sie hinterfragt dabei anthropologische Vorannahmen darüber, was Kinder und Emotionen definiert, und stellt diese als revisionsbedürftig heraus...read more

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9783110466386, titled "Kindheit Und Emotion: Kinder Und Ihre Lebenswelten in Der Europäischen Frühen Neuzeit" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 31, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Claudia Jarzebowski untersucht den Zusammenhang von Kindheit und Emotion in der Ausgestaltung sozialer Beziehungen.

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9783110449716, titled "Friedrich Gentz 1764–1832: Penseur Post-lumières Et Acteur Du Renouveau De L’ordre Européen Au Temps Des Révolutions" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 31, 2016, cover price $77.00

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By Harriet Rudolph (editor)

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9783110461145 | Annual edition (De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 30, 2016), cover price $70.00

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Product Description: Bringing together an impressive cast of well-respected scholars in the field of modern Russian studies, Russian History through the Senses investigates life in Russia from 1700 to the present day via the senses. It examines past experiences of taste, touch, smell, sight and sound to capture a vivid impression of what it was to have lived in the Russian world, so uniquely placed as it is between East and West, during the last three hundred years...read more
By Tricia Starks (editor)

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9781474263139 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $112.00

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9781474263122 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Bringing together an impressive cast of well-respected scholars in the field of modern Russian studies, Russian History through the Senses investigates life in Russia from 1700 to the present day via the senses.

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Although a hat may be designed for the purpose of practicality or aesthetics, it is part of a complex interplay of wider cultural meanings. Throughout history hats have played a significant role in expressing and revealing notions of class, gender, authority, fashion and etiquette. By examining the consumption and production of hats from the 18th century to the present day, this book explores their significance as markers of social and cultural change.Taking a thematic approach, Clair Hughes charts how headgear during the modern era has been shaped by status, gender and necessity. Using case studies such as the bowler hat, which has moved up and down classes and professions, Hughes reveals that although a hat might seem bound to its status and context, it is as susceptible to subversion and reinvention as the society which creates it. From the transition of pilots' helmets from practical headgear to fashion items, to the Slouch hat and the baseball cap, hats have responded to cultural or political movements, often becoming conscious displays of identity and social allegiance.Drawing from material and historical research as well as depictions in art, literature and film, Hughes provides a fascinating insight into hats as a visible performance of social values and culture.
By Susan J. Vincent (editor)

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9780857851611 | Ava Pub, May 18, 2017, cover price $40.00

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9780857851598 | Ava Pub, October 20, 2016, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Although a hat may be designed for the purpose of practicality or aesthetics, it is part of a complex interplay of wider cultural meanings.

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