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Product Description: M.V. Lomonosov (1711�) was a Russian scientist and writer, a true Enlightenment polymath. His 1763 First Principles of Metallurgy ranks among the best-sellers in the history of science and is an interesting example of how knowledge was shared between Saxony and Russia in the early 18th century...read more
By Friedrich Naumann (editor)

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9783110427202, titled "Erste Grundlagen Der Metallurgie Oder Des Hüttenwesens (1763)" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 15, 2018, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: M.

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Product Description: Recreate the action and drama of 17th Century warfare on your tabletop with The Pikeman's Lament. Start by creating your Officer – is he a natural leader raised from the ranks, the youngest son of a noble family, or an old veteran who has seen too many battles? As you campaign, your Officer will win honor and gain promotion, acquiring traits that may help lead his men to victory...read more

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9781472817310, titled "The Pikeman’s Lament: Pike and Shot Wargaming Rules" | Osprey Games, January 24, 2017, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Recreate the action and drama of 17th Century warfare on your tabletop with The Pikeman's Lament.

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Product Description: The publication about Johann Sebastian Bach traces him and the different places of his working and living life, from A like Altenburg to Z like Zschortau. All these places and sites are connected to the musical genius of J.S. Bach, to whom Johann Gottfried Walther dedicated a first literary monument already in Bach's lifetime...read more

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9783932526817 | 2 edition (Michael Imhof Verlag, January 1, 2017), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The publication about Johann Sebastian Bach traces him and the different places of his working and living life, from A like Altenburg to Z like Zschortau.

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Product Description: In An Aqueous Territory Ernesto Bassi traces the configuration of a geographic space he calls the transimperial Greater Caribbean between 1760 and 1860. Focusing on the Caribbean coast of New Granada (present-day Colombia), Bassi shows that the region's residents did not live their lives bounded by geopolitical borders...read more

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9780822362203 | Duke Univ Pr, December 23, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In An Aqueous Territory Ernesto Bassi traces the configuration of a geographic space he calls the transimperial Greater Caribbean between 1760 and 1860.

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9780822362401 | Duke Univ Pr, December 23, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In An Aqueous Territory Ernesto Bassi traces the configuration of a geographic space he calls the transimperial Greater Caribbean between 1760 and 1860.

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Product Description: Jon Stobart and Johanna Ilmakunnas bring together a range of scholars from across mainland Europe and the UK to examine luxury and taste in early modern Europe.In the 18th century, debates raged about the economic, social and moral impacts of luxury, whilst taste was viewed as a refining influence and a marker of rank and status...read more
By Jon Stobart (editor)

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9781474258234 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Jon Stobart and Johanna Ilmakunnas bring together a range of scholars from across mainland Europe and the UK to examine luxury and taste in early modern Europe.

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Product Description: Between 1728 and 1744 the Catholic lawyer Mannock Strickland (1673-1744) acted as agent for English nuns living on the Continent, including St Monica's, Louvain, the Brussels Dominicans and the Dunkirk Benedictines. Most convent archives perished at the French Revolution, but Strickland's papers survived in the archives of Mapledurham House, Oxfordshire, offering a unique insight into the workings of English convents...read more

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9780902832305 | Catholic Record Society, November 17, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Between 1728 and 1744 the Catholic lawyer Mannock Strickland (1673-1744) acted as agent for English nuns living on the Continent, including St Monica's, Louvain, the Brussels Dominicans and the Dunkirk Benedictines.

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Product Description: The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova.Today, “Casanova” is a synonym for “great lover,” yet the real story of this remarkable figure is little known...read more

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9781476716497 | Simon & Schuster, November 1, 2016, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova.

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Product Description: This collection of essays studies the expression and diffusion of radical ideas in Britain from the period of the English Revolution in the mid-seventeenth century to the Romantic Revolution in the early nineteenth century. The essays included in the volume explore the modes of articulation and dissemination of radical ideas in the period by focusing on actors ('radical voices') and a variety of written texts and cultural practices ('radical ways'), ranging from fiction, correspondence, pamphlets and newspapers to petitions presented to Parliament and toasts raised in public...read more
By Nigel Smith (editor)

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9781526106193 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This collection of essays studies the expression and diffusion of radical ideas in Britain from the period of the English Revolution in the mid-seventeenth century to the Romantic Revolution in the early nineteenth century.

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Product Description: One of the great beauties of Georgian society, Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey, was a woman of enormous style and spirit whose life revolved around her pleasures. Clever and witty, her charm was legendary, earning her the nickname in the contemporary press of 'The Enchantress'...read more

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9781445656267 | Amberley Pub Plc, October 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: One of the great beauties of Georgian society, Frances Villiers, Countess of Jersey, was a woman of enormous style and spirit whose life revolved around her pleasures.

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Product Description: A historical interpretation of the diary of an eighteenth-century Jewish woman who resisted the efforts of the papal authorities to force her religious conversion After being seized by the papal police in Rome in May 1749, Anna del Monte, a Jew, kept a diary detailing her captors’ efforts over the next thirteen days to force her conversion to Catholicism...read more

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9780300219043 | Yale Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A historical interpretation of the diary of an eighteenth-century Jewish woman who resisted the efforts of the papal authorities to force her religious conversion After being seized by the papal police in Rome in May 1749, Anna del Monte, a Jew, kept a diary detailing her captors’ efforts over the next thirteen days to force her conversion to Catholicism.

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Product Description: A major reassessment of Philip V's leadership and what it meant for the modern Spanish state Often dismissed as ineffective, indolent, and dominated by his second wife, Philip V of Spain (1700–1746), the first Bourbon king, was in fact the greatest threat to peace in Europe during his reign...read more

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9780300216899 | Yale Univ Pr, October 25, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A major reassessment of Philip V's leadership and what it meant for the modern Spanish state Often dismissed as ineffective, indolent, and dominated by his second wife, Philip V of Spain (1700–1746), the first Bourbon king, was in fact the greatest threat to peace in Europe during his reign.

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Product Description: In an age when infantry units maneuvered and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to "skirmish" was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favor in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars...read more

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9781472816061 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In an age when infantry units maneuvered and fought in rigid blocks, the idea of encouraging initiative and allowing a unit to "skirmish" was regarded as revolutionary and fell out of favor in the years following the French-Indian and American Revolutionary wars.

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Product Description: This volume works through spatio-temporal concepts to be found in imperial practices and their representations in a wide range of media. The individual cases investigated in the volume cover a broad spectrum of historical periods from ancient times up to the present...read more
By Holt Meyer (editor), Susanne Rau (editor) and Katharina Waldner (editor)

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9783110419733 | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 15, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: This volume works through spatio-temporal concepts to be found in imperial practices and their representations in a wide range of media.

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Product Description: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.On All Saints’ Day 1755, tremors from an earthquake measuring approximately 9...read more

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9780307387509, titled "This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason, This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason | About this edition: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.

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Product Description: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.On All Saints’ Day 1755, tremors from an earthquake measuring approximately 9...read more

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9780307387509, titled "This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason, This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason | About this edition: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.

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Product Description: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.On All Saints’ Day 1755, tremors from an earthquake measuring approximately 9...read more

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9780307267627 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 3, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardFinalist: Los Angeles Times Book PrizeThe captivating and definitive account of the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.

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9780307387509, titled "This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason" | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $17.00 | also contains This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason, This Gulf of Fire: The Destruction of Lisbon, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason | About this edition: Winner of the Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book AwardA Los Angeles Times Book Prize FinalistThe captivating and definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake--the most consequential natural disaster of modern times.

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Product Description: The first-ever illustrated account of Captain James Cook's epic eighteenth-century voyages, complete with excerpts from his vivid journals.This is history's greatest adventure story. In 1766, the Royal Society chose prodigal mapmaker and navigator James Cook to lead a South Pacific voyage...read more
By Nicholas Thomas (editor)

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9780760350294 | Voyageur Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The first-ever illustrated account of Captain James Cook's epic eighteenth-century voyages, complete with excerpts from his vivid journals.

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Product Description: An eye-opening biography of a woman at the intersection of three distinct cultures in colonial America Born and raised in a New England garrison town, Esther Wheelwright (1696–1780) was captured by Wabanaki Indians at age seven. Among them, she became a Catholic and lived like any other young girl in the tribe...read more

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9780300218213 | Yale Univ Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An eye-opening biography of a woman at the intersection of three distinct cultures in colonial America Born and raised in a New England garrison town, Esther Wheelwright (1696–1780) was captured by Wabanaki Indians at age seven.

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Product Description: The first major work on this enigmatic British general for more than 40 years, William Howe and the American War of Independence offers fascinating new insights into his performance during the revolution in America. From 1775 to 1777, Howe commanded the largest expeditionary force Britain had ever amassed, confronting the rebel army under George Washington and enjoying a string of victories...read more
By Jeremy Black (editor)

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9781350006881 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The first major work on this enigmatic British general for more than 40 years, William Howe and the American War of Independence offers fascinating new insights into his performance during the revolution in America.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2014 D.J. Veegens prize, awarded by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities.Shortlisted for the 2015 World Economic History Congress dissertation prize (early modern period).In War, Capital, and the Dutch State (1588-1795), Pepijn Brandon traces the interaction between state and capital in the organization of warfare in the Dutch Republic from the Dutch Revolt of the sixteenth century to the Batavian Revolution of 1795...read more

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9789004228146 | Brill Academic Pub, August 27, 2015, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: In War, Capital, and the Dutch State (1588-1795), Pepijn Brandon traces the interaction between state and capital in the organisation of warfare in the Dutch Republic from the Dutch Revolt of the sixteenth century to the Batavian Revolution of 1795.

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9781608466917, titled "War, Capital, and the Dutch State 1588-1795" | Reprint edition (Haymarket Books, September 13, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2014 D.

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Product Description: A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world? Everyone from young adults to grandparents will be fascinated by the answers uncovered in James West Davidson’s vividly told A Little History of the United States...read more

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9780300223484 | Yale Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.00 | also contains A Little History of the United States | About this edition: A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world?

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9781504629966 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 15, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: [Read by Arthur Morey] A fascinating look at five hundred years of American history from one of our most renowned historians.

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Product Description: A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world? Everyone from young adults to grandparents will be fascinated by the answers uncovered in James West Davidson’s vividly told A Little History of the United States...read more

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9780300181418 | Yale Univ Pr, September 15, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world?

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9780300223484 | Yale Univ Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $15.00 | also contains A Little History of the United States | About this edition: A fast-paced, character-filled history that brings the unique American saga to life for readers of all ages How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world?
9780449128763, titled "Divided Loyalties" | Gold Medal, June 1, 1989, cover price $4.50 | also contains Divided Loyalties | About this edition: Grant and Madelaine Lindstrom have succeeded in creating one of America's most successful construction firms and in raising four of the most repressed, neurotic children conceivable, each of whom retains their parents' drive for success

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Product Description: Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century offers a new approach to the relationship between warfare and state construction. Historians looking at how war funding impinged on state development, and how state growth made wars more significant, have tended to downplay the role of military-provisioning entrepreneurs...read more

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9780198784111 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 7, 2016, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century offers a new approach to the relationship between warfare and state construction.

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Product Description: Grave Matters examines the universal subject of death - looking at the particular experience of death, burial and commemoration in Dublin since the 16th century. Using death as a way of understanding social conditions, these essays consider the role of the public funeral in establishing political hierarchies, the fate of the city's poor during the era of the penal laws and the survival of the death penalty to 1990...read more
By Ciaran Wallace (editor)

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9781846826016 | Four Courts Pr Ltd, September 30, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Grave Matters examines the universal subject of death - looking at the particular experience of death, burial and commemoration in Dublin since the 16th century.

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Product Description: In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousand Indians...read more

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9780199387991 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 2, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1791, General Arthur St.

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9780190614454 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In 1791, General Arthur St.

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