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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
  • Oxford Medieval Texts: The St ...
    Thomas Walsingham a monk of St Albans has been described as the last of the gr... Thomas Walsingham a monk of St Albans has been described as the last of the great medieval chroniclers. His major work the Chronica maiora covers the years 1376-1422 and is arguably the most important account of English history to be written in England... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of ...
    Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we... Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we all know--Lincoln Davis Lee Grant Sherman and Jackson are the people whose lives and hard work defined the Civil War era: abolitionists slaves inventors manufacturers... more
  • Experience History: Interpreti...
    Known for its friendly narrative style and careful blending of political and s... Known for its friendly narrative style and careful blending of political and social history Nation of Nations offers a balanced approach to teaching the American history survey course. The story presented by the authors reflects their belief that the... more
  • John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of ...
    John Skylitzes extraordinary Middle Byzantine chronicle covers the reigns of t... John Skylitzes extraordinary Middle Byzantine chronicle covers the reigns of the Byzantine emperors from the death of Nicephorus I in 811 to the deposition of Michael VI in 1057 and provides the only surviving continuous narrative of the late tenth and... more
  • University of Cambridge Orient...
    Recent archaeological discoveries including manuscripts have shed new light on... Recent archaeological discoveries including manuscripts have shed new light on China s history in particular Qin and Han (221 BCE-220 CE) this volume s main focus. They make possible a deeper account of the growth of cities and of the spread of Chinese... more
  • China Policy: Legitimating the...
    The dominant view concerning the rule of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is ... The dominant view concerning the rule of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is that it is simply a matter of time before it comes to an end. This view has been dominant since the pro-democracy protests in 1989 and has only been strengthened by the... more
  • Routledge Research Guides to A...
    Women s participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response... Women s participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response to the national need for their services. Throughout each era of American history patriotic women volunteered to serve their country in a wide variety of official and... more
  • Records of the Salem Witch-Hun...
    This book represents the first comprehensive record of all legal documents per... This book represents the first comprehensive record of all legal documents pertaining to the Salem witch trials in chronological order. Numerous newly discovered manuscripts as well as records published in earlier books that were overlooked in other... more
  • Oxford Handbooks: The Oxford H...
    The essays in this volume provide a comprehensive overview of Atlantic history... The essays in this volume provide a comprehensive overview of Atlantic history from c.1450 to c.1850 offering a wide-ranging and authoritative account of the movement of people plants pathogens products and cultural practices--to mention some of the... more
  • Red Land Black Land: Daily Lif...
    Internationally renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz transports us back thousan... Internationally renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz transports us back thousands of years and immerses us in the sights and sounds of day-to-day life in a vanished desert culture. Their civilization has inspired myriad films books pieces of art myths... more
  • Global Japan: The Experience o...
    The Japanese have long regarded themselves as a homogenous nation clearly sepa... The Japanese have long regarded themselves as a homogenous nation clearly separate from other nations. However this long-standing view is being undermined by the present international reality of increased global population movement. This has resulted... more
  • Schooling Citizens : The Strug...
    While white residents of antebellum Boston and New Haven forcefully opposed th... While white residents of antebellum Boston and New Haven forcefully opposed the education of black residents their counterparts in slaveholding Baltimore did little to resist the establishment of African American schools. Such discrepancies Hilary Moss... more
  • Reinterpreting History: How Hi...
    Atlantic history with its emphasis on inter-regional developments that transce... Atlantic history with its emphasis on inter-regional developments that transcend national borders has risen to prominence as a fruitful perspective through which to study the interconnections among Europe North America Latin America and Africa. These... more
  • Mekong Delta : Ecology Economy...
    Mining a wealth of archival sources in France and Vietnam Pierre Brocheux cons... Mining a wealth of archival sources in France and Vietnam Pierre Brocheux constructs a fascinating picture of how French capital and technology transformed the Mekong Delta. From the cutting of the first canals in the 1880s to the eruption of the Viet... more
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