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  • Letters to Camondo

    Letters to Camondo
    av Edmund de Waal

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784744311

    I know your street rather well. Count Moise de Camondo lived a few doors away from Edmund de Waal's forebears, the Ephrussi, first encountered in his bestselling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes. Edmund de Waal explores the lavish rooms and detailed…

  • The Covent Garden Ladies

    The Covent Garden Ladies
    av Hallie Rubenhold

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784165956

    ***By the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of THE FIVE*** 'A fascinating expose of the seamy side of eighteenth century life' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Rubenhold's pages practically reek with smelly, pox-ridden Georgian Soho' GUARDIAN -------------------…

  • Black Spartacus

    Black Spartacus
    av Sudhir Hazareesingh

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141985060

    The definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary hero Toussaint Louverture The Haitian Revolution began in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue with a slave revolt in August 1791, and culminated a…

  • Black Spartacus

    Black Spartacus
    av Sudhir Hazareesingh

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241293812

    ** WINNER of THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE, 2021 ** Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction, 2020 Shortlisted for the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, 2020 Finalist for the American Library in Paris Book Award, 2021 S…

  • Yoga Body

    Yoga Body
    av Mark Singleton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195395341

    Yoga is so prevalent in the modern world-practiced by pop stars, taught in schools, and offered in yoga centers, health clubs, and even shopping malls—that we take its presence, and its meaning, for granted. But how did the current yoga boom h…

  • The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

    The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
    av William Doyle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198840077

    The French Revolution is a time of history made familiar from Dickens, Baroness Orczy, and Tolstoy, as well as the legends of let them eat cake, and tricolours. Beginning in 1789, this period of extreme political and social unrest saw the end of the…

  • Colonial Powers and Ethiopian Frontiers 1880?1884

    Colonial Powers and Ethiopian Frontiers 1880?1884

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789198469967

  • The Cambridge History of the Kurds

    The Cambridge History of the Kurds

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108473354

    The Cambridge History of the Kurds is an authoritative and comprehensive volume exploring the social, political and economic features, forces and evolution amongst the Kurds, and in the region known as Kurdistan, from the fifteenth to the twenty-fir…

  • Projecting Imperial Power

    Projecting Imperial Power
    av Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198802471

    The nineteenth century is notable for its newly proclaimed emperors, from Franz I of Austria and Napoleon I in 1804, through Agustín of Mexico, Pedro I of Brazil, Napoleon III of France, Maximilian of Mexico, and Wilhelm I of Germany, to Victoria, e…

  • Die deutsche Kavallerie im ersten Weltkrieg

    Die deutsche Kavallerie im ersten Weltkrieg
    av Alfred Satter

    Pocket - 2004 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783833415647

  • An Account of the Pelew Islands, Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, ... by George Keate,

    An Account of the Pelew Islands, Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, ... by George Keate,
    av George Keate

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781379604938

    The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolut…

  • The Fortress in the Age of Vauban and Frederick the Great 1660-1789

    The Fortress in the Age of Vauban and Frederick the Great 1660-1789
    av Christopher Duffy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138924642

    The later seventeenth and eighteenth centuries have been acclaimed as the classic period of artillery fortification. This was an era when fortresses and fortress systems shaped the calculations of strategists and statesmen, and often dictated the co…

  • Understanding Jacques Ellul

    Understanding Jacques Ellul
    av Jeffrey P. Greenman

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610974318

  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Strategy Before Clausewitz
    av Beatrice Heuser

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138290914

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definiti…

  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Strategy Before Clausewitz
    av Beatrice Heuser

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138290907

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definiti…

  • Agriculture in World History

    Agriculture in World History
    av Mark B. Tauger

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367420918

    Now in its second edition, Agriculture in World History presents a unique exploration of farmers and farming, and their relationships to non-farmers and urban societies from the ancient world to the 21st century. From its origins, civilization has…

  • The Balkans, 1804?2012

    The Balkans, 1804?2012
    av Misha Glenny

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783784523

    In this celebrated, landmark history of the Balkans, Misha Glenny investigates the roots of the bloodshed, invasions and nationalist fervour that have come to define our understanding of the south-eastern edge of Europe. In doing so, he reveals that…

  • The Company-State

    The Company-State
    av Philip J. Stern

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199930364

    Almost since the event itself in 1757, the English East India Company's victory over the forces of the nawab of Bengal and the territorial acquisitions that followed has been perceived as the moment when the British Empire in India was born. Examini…

  • The Company-State

    The Company-State
    av Philip J. Stern

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195393736

    The Company-State rethinks the nature of the early English East India Company as a form of polity and corporate sovereign well before its supposed transformation into a state and empire in the mid-eighteenth century. Taking seriously the politics an…

  • Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784758578

    Told in a very relaxed and sometimes - as you might expect - very funny Palin style.' David Baddiel, Daily Mail'Magisterial .

  • Introduction to Global Military History

    Introduction to Global Military History
    av Jeremy Black

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138484191

    Introduction to Global Military History provides a lucid and comprehensive account of military developments around the modern world from the eighteenth century up to the present day. Beginning with the background to the American War of Independence…

  • Introduction to Global Military History

    Introduction to Global Military History
    av Jeremy Black

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138922471

    Introduction to Global Military History provides a lucid and comprehensive account of military developments around the modern world from the eighteenth century up to the present day. Beginning with the background to the American War of Independence…

  • The Napoleonic Wars

    The Napoleonic Wars
    av Alexander Mikaberidze

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199951062

    Austerlitz, Wagram, Borodino, Trafalgar, Leipzig, Waterloo: these are the places most closely associated with the Napoleonic Wars. But how did this period of nearly continuous warfare affect the world beyond Europe? The immensity of the fighting wag…

  • Markets, Morals, Politics

    Markets, Morals, Politics

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674976337

    When István Hont died in 2013, the world lost a giant of intellectual history. A leader of the Cambridge School of Political Thought, Hont argued passionately for a global-historical approach to political ideas. To better understand the development…

  • Histoire de Charles XII, Roi de Suede. Nouvelle Edition, Revu, Corrige & Augmente. Par M. de Voltaire.

    Histoire de Charles XII, Roi de Suede. Nouvelle Edition, Revu, Corrige & Augmente. Par M. de Voltaire.
    av Voltaire

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781170505052

  • American Civilization

    American Civilization
    av David Mauk

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138631724

    The hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American Studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the env…

  • American Civilization

    American Civilization
    av David Mauk

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367620950

    The eighth edition of the hugely successful American Civilization offers students the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environm…

  • American Civilization

    American Civilization
    av David Mauk

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367620943

    The eighth edition of the hugely successful American Civilization offers students the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life, examining the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environm…

  • Ministry of Darkness

    Ministry of Darkness
    av Lesley Chamberlain

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350116689

    There is nothing new about the Russian conservatism Putin stands for, acclaimed writer Lesley Chamberlain argues. Rather, as Ministry of Darkness reveals, the roots of Russian conservatism can be traced back to the 19th century when Count Uvarov's n…

  • These Truths

    These Truths
    av Jill Lepore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393357424

    The American experiment rests on three ideas—“these truths”, Jefferson called them—political equality, natural rights and the sovereignty of the people. And it rests, too, “on a dedication to inquiry, fearless and unfli…

  • Pragmatism and Other Writings

    Pragmatism and Other Writings
    av William James

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437355

    The writings of William James represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Ranging from philosophy and psychology to religion and politics, James composed the most engaging formulation of American pragmatism. 'Prag…

  • En Garde!

    En Garde!
    av Craig Woodfield

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472810748

    En Garde! is a small-scale skirmish game based on the successful Ronin rules, in which small groups of warriors fight each other for honour or riches. Rather than just rolling a few dice, the rules allow players to make tactical decisions about how…

  • The Oxford History of the French Revolution

    The Oxford History of the French Revolution
    av William Doyle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198804932

    Since its first publication to mark the bicentenary of the French Revolution in 1989, this Oxford History has established itself as the Revolution's most authoritative and comprehensive one-volume history in English, and has recently been translated…

  • The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

    The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction
    av Robert C. Allen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198706786

    The 'Industrial Revolution' was a pivotal point in British history that occurred between the mid-eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries and led to far reaching transformations of society. With the advent of revolutionary manufacturing technology pr…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210667

    The foundational work on shamanism now available as a Princeton Classics paperback Shamanism is an essential work on the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. The founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Mircea Eliade s…

  • The Comanche Empire

    The Comanche Empire
    av Pekka Hamalainen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300151176

    From the author of Lakota America, an award-winning history of the rise and decline of the vast and imposing Comanche empire "Cutting-edge revisionist western history."—Larry McMurtry, The New York Review of Books "A landmark study that will m…

  • Genuine and Curious Memoirs of the Famous Captain Thurot. Written by the Reverend John Francis Durand. with Some of Monsieur Thurot's Original Letters to That Gentleman, to Which Is Added, a Much More Faithful Account

    Genuine and Curious Memoirs of the Famous Captain Thurot. Written by the Reverend John Francis Durand. with Some of Monsieur Thurot's Original Letters to That Gentleman, to Which Is Added, a Much More Faithful Account
    av John Francis Durand

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781385771624

    The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolut…

  • Genuine and Curious Memoirs of the Famous Captain Thurot. Written by the Reverend John Francis Durand. with Some of Monsieur Thurot's Original Letters to That Gentleman, to Which Is Added, a Much More Faithful Account

    Genuine and Curious Memoirs of the Famous Captain Thurot. Written by the Reverend John Francis Durand. with Some of Monsieur Thurot's Original Letters to That Gentleman, to Which Is Added, a Much More Faithful Account
    av John Francis Durand

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781171408390

  • City Planning: A Very Short Introduction

    City Planning: A Very Short Introduction
    av Carl Abbott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190944346

    City planning is a practice and a profession. It is also a set of goals and—sometimes utopian—aspirations. Formal thought about the shaping of cities as physical spaces and social environments calls on the same range of disciplines and a…

  • Figuration/Abstraction

    Figuration/Abstraction

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138252219

    The notion that the practice of abstraction was confined to Western Europe while a stereotyped form of figuration defined the art of the Eastern bloc continues to dominate art historical accounts of public sculpture of the post-war period. This book…

  • A Biography of Loneliness

    A Biography of Loneliness
    av Fay Bound Alberti

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198811350

    'A compassionate, wide-ranging study.' Terry Eagleton, The Guardian Despite 21st-century fears of a modern 'epidemic' of loneliness, its history has been sorely neglected. A Biography of Loneliness is the first history of its kind to be published in…

  • A History of Romania

    A History of Romania
    av Nicolae Iorga

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592110148

    Nicolae Iorga’s A History of Romania: Land, People, Civilization is not a typical historical account of a nation’s past, reciting dates, personalities, and events. Rather, it is an intimate portrait of a land and its people written by it…

  • Jacques the Frenchman

    Jacques the Frenchman
    av Jacques Rossi

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487524067

    Jacques Rossi is one of Stalin’s most well-known victims. Author of The Gulag Handbook, a fascinating encyclopedia of the Soviet forced labor camps, Rossi spent twenty years in interrogation, prison, and Gulag detention. Born to a prominent Po…

  • The Invisible Hook

    The Invisible Hook
    av Peter T. Leeson

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150093

    Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers inside the wily world of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century pirates. With swashbuckling irreverence and devilish wit, Peter Leeson uncovers t…

  • The Bible and the flag

    The Bible and the flag
    av Brian Stanley

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851114125

    A well-researched and scholarly examination of the relationship between Protestant missions and imperialism in the past 200 years.

  • On War

    On War
    av Carl von Clausewitz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199540020

    'War is merely the continuation of policy by other means' On War is one of the most important books ever written on the subject of war. Clausewitz, a Prussian officer who fought against the French during the Napoleonic Wars, sought to understand and…

  • The Communist Manifesto

    The Communist Manifesto
    av Karl Marx

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844678761

    In the two decades following the fall of the Berlin Wall, capitalism entrenched itself globally in its modern, neoliberal form. Its ascendance was so triumphant that the word "capitalism" itself ceased to be used; it became a given. But with the out…

  • Reading the Nineteenth-Century Medical Journal

    Reading the Nineteenth-Century Medical Journal

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367643263

    This book explores medical and health periodicals of the nineteenth century: their contemporary significance, their readership, and how historians have approached them as objects of study. From debates about women doctors in lesser-known titles suc…

  • An Emerging Modern World

    An Emerging Modern World

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674047204

    For as long as there have been nations, there has been an “international”—a sphere of cross-border relations. But for most of human history, this space was sparsely occupied. States and regions were connected by long-distance comme…

  • The World and the West

    The World and the West
    av Philip D. Curtin

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521890540

    This book is a study of the interaction of the Western societies of Europe and America with others around the world in the past two centuries - the age of European empire. It deals with the European threat and the non-Western response, but the focus…

  • Absolute Emperor

    Absolute Emperor
    av Boyd Bruce

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843654

    From the late Revolutionary Wars and Egyptian campaign, to the battles of Austerlitz, Borodino, Leipzig, and Waterloo, Absolute Emperor is a mass battle wargame that provides all the rules needed to play during this period of grand armies and sweepi…

  • A Victorian Lady's Guide to Fashion and Beauty

    A Victorian Lady's Guide to Fashion and Beauty
    av Matthews, Mimi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526705044

    What did a Victorian lady wear for a walk in the park? How did she style her hair for an evening at the theatre? And what products might she have used to soothe a sunburn or treat an unsightly blemish? Mimi Matthews answers these questions and more…

  • Armies of the Seven Years War

    Armies of the Seven Years War
    av Digby Smith

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780752492148

    Drawn from many international sources, many not employed before in English-language publications, Armies of the Seven Years War is the finest reference work on this most complex of conflicts. It details the senior commanders, uniforms, weapons, equi…

  • The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness, 1680-1790

    The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness, 1680-1790
    av Ritchie Robertson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062410658

    A magisterial history that recasts the Enlightenment as a period not solely consumed with rationale and reason, but rather as a pursuit of practical means to achieve greater human happiness. One of the formative periods of European and world history…

  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    av Ritchie Robertson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241004821

    The Enlightenment is one of the formative periods of Western history, yet more than 300 years after it began, it remains controversial. It is often seen as the fountainhead of modern values such as human rights, religious toleration, freedom of thou…

  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment
    av Ritchie Robertson

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141979403

    The Enlightenment is one of the formative periods of Western history, yet more than 300 years after it began, it remains controversial. It is often seen as the fountainhead of modern values such as human rights, religious toleration, freedom of thou…

  • Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight

    Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803273115

    Only six Cheyenne Indians (but thirty-two Sioux) died in the fighting at the Little Bighorn River that wiped out the command of General George Custer. Brave Wolf, the son of the prophet Old Brave Wolf, later recalled the courage of the doomed men in…

  • Marlborough's War Machine 1702-1711

    Marlborough's War Machine 1702-1711
    av James Falkner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848848214

    Blenheim, Ramilles , Oudenarde, Malplaquet - much has been written about the brilliant victories of the Duke of Marlborough's Anglo-Dutch army over the armies of Louis XIV of France during the War of the Spanish Succession. Less attention has been f…