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  • Cambridge Library Collection -...
    Published between 1828 and 1840 Napier s History of the War in the Peninsula w... Published between 1828 and 1840 Napier s History of the War in the Peninsula was a tremendously influential if controversial work. Napier had been actively involved in the campaigns turning to history in peacetime in part to refute Southey s account of... more
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    First published between 1844 and 1846 this seven-volume collection of the lett... First published between 1844 and 1846 this seven-volume collection of the letters of Lord Nelson (1758-1805) was assembled and edited by antiquarian historian and former naval lieutenant Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas (1799-1848) using letters supplied to... more
  • The Germans of Charleston Rich...
    This work is the first monograph which closely examines the role of the German... This work is the first monograph which closely examines the role of the German minority in the American South during the Civil War. In a comparative analysis of German civic leaders businessmen militia officers and blockade runners in Charleston New... more
  • Historical Dictionaries of Eur...
    Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation provides insight into this rap... Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation provides insight into this rapidly developing country. The volume includes coverage of pivotal movements events and persons in the late Soviet Union (1985-1991) and contemporary Russia (1991-present) as... more
  • Studies in the Early Middle Ag...
    Dedicated as a memorial to the great historian of England and the Continent in... Dedicated as a memorial to the great historian of England and the Continent in the eighth century Wilhelm Levison this book provides the widest and most in-depth exploration to date of relations between England and the Continent during an equally... more
  • Pleasure and Politics at the C...
    Series information from publisher s website. For her commissioning and perform... Series information from publisher s website. For her commissioning and performance of a French vernacular version of the Arabic Tale of the Thousand and One Nights - recorded in one of the most vivid and sumptuous extant late thirteenth-century... more
  • Oxford History of Early Modern...
    Germany and the Holy Roman Empire offers a striking new interpretation of a cr... Germany and the Holy Roman Empire offers a striking new interpretation of a crucial era in German and European history from the great reforms of 1495-1500 to the dissolution of the Reich in 1806. Over two volumes Joachim Whaley rejects the notion that... more
  • History of Water A Series II V...
    How has water been perceived in different societies and across different eras ... How has water been perceived in different societies and across different eras of world history? How have these changing conceptions informed and influenced our ideas about society and ourselves? In The Idea of Water leading international scholars... more
  • Sacred Violence: African Chris...
    One route to understanding the nature of specifically religious violence is th... One route to understanding the nature of specifically religious violence is the study of past conflicts. Distinguished ancient historian Brent D. Shaw provides a new analysis of the intense sectarian battles between the Catholic and Donatist churches... more
  • Revolution and the Republic: A...
    Revolution and the Republic provides a new and wide-ranging interpretation of ... Revolution and the Republic provides a new and wide-ranging interpretation of political thought in France from the eighteenth century to the present day. At its heart are the dramatic and violent events associated with the French Revolution of 1789 and... more
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