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Product Description: Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge against human populations. Practitioners had little success in mitigating the symptoms of the disease, and its causes were bitterly disputed. What experts did agree on was that the environment played a crucial role in the sites where outbreaks occurred...read more

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9780822944461 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, December 21, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge against human populations.

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Product Description: In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most basically that of promise, most broadly the capitalist market order...read more

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9781138923706 | Routledge, December 7, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In Liberalizing Contracts Anat Rosenberg examines nineteenth-century liberal thought in England, as developed through, and as it developed, the concept of contract, understood as the formal legal category of binding agreement, and the relations and human practices at which it gestured, most basically that of promise, most broadly the capitalist market order.

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Product Description: International History: A Cultural Approach offers an innovative history of modern international relations that stresses cultural themes. In place of the usual focus on great-power rivalries, diplomatic negotiations, military conflict, and other phenomena in which sovereign nations are the key players, this book focuses on intercultural relations as individuals, races, religions, and non-state actors interact across national boundaries, to provide a fresh perspective on modern international history...read more

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9781780938066 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $130.00

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9781780937281 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: International History: A Cultural Approach offers an innovative history of modern international relations that stresses cultural themes.

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Product Description: The loss of the Costa Concordia in 2012 shocked many when 32 passengers died on a luxury liner—yet in mid-Victorian times, more lives than this were lost in shipwrecks every week. The sinking of the SS London in 1866 provoked incredulity because of the especially heavy death toll: a large, new, luxury liner en route to Australia went down shortly after leaving England...read more

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9781445656540 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: The loss of the Costa Concordia in 2012 shocked many when 32 passengers died on a luxury liner—yet in mid-Victorian times, more lives than this were lost in shipwrecks every week.

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Product Description: Jane Austen is one of England’s greatest and best-loved novelists, whose works are still widely read and enjoyed nearly two hundred years after her death. Memories of Jane were increasingly recorded as her reputation and fame grew in the nineteenth century...read more

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9781445621395 | Amberley Pub Plc, January 30, 2016, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Jane Austen is one of England’s greatest and best-loved novelists, whose works are still widely read and enjoyed nearly two hundred years after her death.

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9781445660387 | Reprint edition (Amberley Pub Plc, January 31, 2017), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Jane Austen is one of England’s greatest and best-loved novelists, whose works are still widely read and enjoyed nearly two hundred years after her death.

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Product Description: The British Industrial Revolution has long been seen as the spark for modern, global industrialization and sustained economic growth. Indeed the origins of economic history, as a discipline, lie in 19th-century European and North American attempts to understand the foundation of this process...read more

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9781474286169 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 26, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The British Industrial Revolution has long been seen as the spark for modern, global industrialization and sustained economic growth.

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9781474286466 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 26, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The British Industrial Revolution has long been seen as the spark for modern, global industrialization and sustained economic growth.

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Product Description: Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Marx was regarded as a thinker doomed to oblivion about whom everything had already been said and written. However, the international economic crisis of 2008 favoured a return to his analysis of capitalism, and recently published volumes of the Marx-Engels-Gesamtausgabe (MEGA²) have provided researchers with new texts that underline the gulf between Marx's critical theory and the dogmatism of many twentieth-century Marxisms...read more

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9781474267328 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Marx was regarded as a thinker doomed to oblivion about whom everything had already been said and written.

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9781474273398 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Following the break-up of the Soviet Union, Marx was regarded as a thinker doomed to oblivion about whom everything had already been said and written.

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Product Description: An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire offers a provocative rewriting of Mrs. Ernest Ames' ABCs for Baby Patriots (1899). Whimsically illustrated for the nursery or primary school child, Ames' book demonstrates how deeply imperialism reached into popular culture during Victoria's reign...read more

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9781474230155 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017, cover price $78.00 | About this edition: An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire offers a provocative rewriting of Mrs.

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9781474230162 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire offers a provocative rewriting of Mrs.

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Product Description: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation. Lincoln realized that the Civil War had taken on a wider significance—that all of Europe and Latin America was watching to see whether the United States, a beleaguered model of democracy, would indeed “perish from the earth...read more

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9780465029679 | Basic Books, December 30, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation.

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9780465096978 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation.

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Product Description: The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dédé, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France In 1855, Edmond Dédé, a free black composer from New Orleans, emigrated to Paris. There he trained with France’s best classical musicians and went on to spend thirty-six years in Bordeaux leading the city’s most popular orchestras...read more

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9780300221367, titled "The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World" | Yale Univ Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dédé, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France In 1855, Edmond Dédé, a free black composer from New Orleans, emigrated to Paris.

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Product Description: While country-house service is well traveled by historians, less so are the detailed personal lives of servants. Trentham was the Staffordshire home of the Leveson-Gower family, the Dukes of Sutherland, in the mid-19th century, said to be the richest non-royal family in the UK...read more

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9781445654201 | Amberley Pub Plc, December 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: While country-house service is well traveled by historians, less so are the detailed personal lives of servants.

By Dale W. Tomich (editor)

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9781438462370 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Fred Judge, born in Wakefield in 1872, was one of the great pioneers of early postcard publishing. He moved to Hastings in 1902 and, with his brother Thomas, set up a photography business. Though the concept of sending an illustrated card through the post was not a new one, Judge set new standards for the industry with his high quality artistic photographic images...read more

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9781445654966 | Amberley Pub Plc, November 30, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Fred Judge, born in Wakefield in 1872, was one of the great pioneers of early postcard publishing.

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Product Description: An Economist Best Book of the Year“Sweeping . . . an ambitious synthesis . . . [Evans] writes with admirable narrative power and possesses a wonderful eye for local color . . . Fascinating.”—Stephen Schuker, The Wall Street JournalFrom the bestselling author of The Third Reich at War, a masterly account of Europe in the age of its global hegemony; the latest volume in the Penguin History of Europe series Richard J...read more

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9780670024575 | Viking Pr, November 29, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An Economist Best Book of the Year“Sweeping .

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Product Description: What is a philanthropist? Why do they do what they do? What impact do they have? What makes them tick? What in their personal biographies, their communities, their backgrounds, and their moment in time drove them to devote so much time to giving so much money away? Great Philanthropists provides an over-arching view of the development, goals and achievements of philanthropy around the world over the 'long nineteenth century,' the period in which organized philanthropy became a global movement...read more
By David Cesarani (editor)

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9781910383193 | Vallentine Mitchell, November 24, 2016, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: What is a philanthropist?

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Product Description: Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its "first generation." Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years would see it fight continuous and savage campaigns in Algeria, aid the Spanish government in the Carlist War, join the British in the Crimean campaign, and fight alongside the Swiss in the bloody battles of Magenta and Solferino...read more
By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472817709 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its "first generation.

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Product Description: In the 1870s and 1880s, as the United Kingdom avidly built its empire in Asia and Africa, its rampant expansionism came under the scrutiny of its first and oldest colony, Ireland. Some Irish considered themselves loyal subjects and proud participants in the imperial enterprise, but others drew sharp analogies between the crown's ongoing conquests of distant lands and its centuries-old oppression of their homeland...read more

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9780299310707 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: In the 1870s and 1880s, as the United Kingdom avidly built its empire in Asia and Africa, its rampant expansionism came under the scrutiny of its first and oldest colony, Ireland.

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Product Description: Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars. The primary focus of the game is on soldiers and NCOs in light "flank" companies, as they scout ahead of larger forces and take part in man-to-man actions against enemy skirmishers...read more
By Mark Stacey (illustrator)

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9781472810809 | Osprey Games, November 22, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars.

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Product Description: With the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, the next two centuries for France would be tumultuous. Critically acclaimed historian and political commentator Jonathan Fenby provides an expert and riveting journey through this period as he recounts and analyzes the extraordinary sequence of events of this period from the end of the First Revolution through two others, a return of Empire, three catastrophic wars with Germany, periods of stability and hope interspersed with years of uncertainty and high tensions...read more

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9781250096838 | St Martins Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: With the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, the next two centuries for France would be tumultuous.

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Product Description: The greatest untold crime saga of the Victorian Era: the extraordinary true story of four American forgers who tried to steal five million dollars from the Bank of England. In the summer of 1873, four American forgers went on trial at the Old Bailey ― London’s iconic law court ― for the greatest fraud the world had ever seen...read more

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9781681772400 | Pegasus Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The greatest untold crime saga of the Victorian Era: the extraordinary true story of four American forgers who tried to steal five million dollars from the Bank of England.

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Product Description: Despite the scholarship and political activism devoted to keeping the memory of the Paris Commune alive, there still remains much ignorance both in France and elsewhere, about the traumatic civil war of 1871; some 20,000 to 35,000 people were killed on the streets of Paris in just the final week of the conflict...read more

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9781526106582 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Despite the scholarship and political activism devoted to keeping the memory of the Paris Commune alive, there still remains much ignorance both in France and elsewhere, about the traumatic civil war of 1871; some 20,000 to 35,000 people were killed on the streets of Paris in just the final week of the conflict.

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Product Description: A en croire nombre d'essayistes du XIXe siecle, c'est l'opinion publique, et elle seule, qui aurait fait tomber du trone l'homme qui l'a confondue avec sa propre ambition. La reine du monde a-t-elle cesse de soutenir Napoleon, le fossoyeur et le continuateur de la Revolution, provoquant la chute du regime faconne par et pour lui? Deja complexe, cette question devient meme controversee des lors que l'on porte le regard en direction des territoires conquis en 1794 par les armees revolutionnaires, puis annexes au vaste Empire francais...read more

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9783110415193, titled "Le Défi De L’enracinement Napoléonien Entre Rhin Et Meuse 1810-1814: L’opinion Publique Dans Les Départements De La Roër, De L’ourthe, Des Forêts Et De La Moselle" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, October 31, 2016, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: A en croire nombre d'essayistes du XIXe siecle, c'est l'opinion publique, et elle seule, qui aurait fait tomber du trone l'homme qui l'a confondue avec sa propre ambition.

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Product Description: It is hard to imagine a more male-dominated field in the nineteenth century than that of sea navigation; this was the high-point of the British Empire and sea navigation drove it. Yet in the midst of this domain Janet Taylor emerged as a young woman confident of her ability to match the best male minds in the business...read more

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9781445659855 | Amberley Pub Plc, October 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: It is hard to imagine a more male-dominated field in the nineteenth century than that of sea navigation; this was the high-point of the British Empire and sea navigation drove it.

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Product Description: This book makes use of a privately held archive of the old periodical 'Illustrated Police News' to describe strange, macabre and uncanny episodes from the Victorian era. Dog-Faced Men are exhibited on stage, the doctors congregate around the bed of the Sleeping Frenchman of Soho, Miss Vint demonstrates her Reincarnated Cats, and scantily dressed Female Somnambulists tumble from the roofs...read more

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9781445658858 | Amberley Pub Plc, October 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This book makes use of a privately held archive of the old periodical 'Illustrated Police News' to describe strange, macabre and uncanny episodes from the Victorian era.

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Product Description: A bold and original study of German missionaries in China, who catalyzed a revolution in thinking among European Christians about the nature of Christianity itself In this accessibly written and empirically based study, Albert Wu documents how German missionaries—chastened by their failure to convert Chinese people to Christianity—reconsidered their attitudes toward Chinese culture and Confucianism...read more

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9780300217070 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A bold and original study of German missionaries in China, who catalyzed a revolution in thinking among European Christians about the nature of Christianity itself In this accessibly written and empirically based study, Albert Wu documents how German missionaries—chastened by their failure to convert Chinese people to Christianity—reconsidered their attitudes toward Chinese culture and Confucianism.

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