General History
General History
Medieval; Renaissance; Early Modern;
Modern & Contemporary
Social; Economic; Political & Military; Historiography

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  1. COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY

    COMMUNITY AND IDENTITY
    The Making of Modern Gibraltar since 1704

    STEPHEN CONSTANTINE

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    This richly informed study concerns the history of Gibraltar following its military conquest in 1704, after which sovereignty of the territory was transferred from Spain to Britain and it became a Bri... Learn More
  2. THE GOLDEN THREAD

    THE GOLDEN THREAD
    The Story of Writing

    EWAN CLAYTON
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    The Golden Thread is a history of the written word: from the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and animals in ancient Egypt, to the sophisticated typographi... Learn More

  3. THE EMPIRE’S NEW CLOTHES

    THE EMPIRE’S NEW CLOTHES
    A History of the Russian Fashion Industry, 1700-1917

    CHRISTINE RUANE

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    In 1701, Tsar Peter the Great decreed that all residents of Moscow must abandon their traditional dress and wear European fashion; those who produced or sold Russian clothing would face ‘dreadful pu... Learn More
  4. PALGRAVE ADVANCES IN RENAISSANCE HISTORIOGRAPHY

    PALGRAVE ADVANCES IN RENAISSANCE HISTORIOGRAPHY

    Edited by JONATHAN WOOLFSON

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    This is the first comprehensive study of the historiography of the Renaissance since Wallace Ferguson's The Renaissance in Historical Thought of 1948. Taking its departure both from developme... Learn More
  5. THE JOURNALISM OF MILENA JESENSKÁ

    THE JOURNALISM OF MILENA JESENSKÁ
    A Critical Voice in Interwar Central Europe

    MILENA JESENSKÁ
    Edited By :
    KATHLEEN HAYES

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    Milena Jesenská, born in Prague in 1896, is most famous as one of Franz Kafka's great loves. Although their relationship lasted only a short time, it won the attention of the literary world with the ... Learn More
  6. NAPOLEON’S CURSED WAR

    NAPOLEON’S CURSED WAR
    Popular Resistance in the Spanish Peninsular War, 1808-1814

    RONALD FRASER

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    In this definitive account of the Peninsular War, Napoleon’s six-year war against Spain, Fraser examines what led to the emperor's devastating defeat by the popular opposition -- the guerrillas -- a... Learn More
  7. FASHION UNDER THE OCCUPATION

    FASHION UNDER THE OCCUPATION

    DOMINIQUE VEILLON

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    Before the outbreak of the Second World War, French fashion represented the very pinnacle of style, and French women the epitome of chic. One morning in September 1939, into this idyllic world of haut... Learn More
  8. THE BEAUTY AND THE SORROW

    THE BEAUTY AND THE SORROW
    An Intimate History of the First World War

    PETER ENGLUND
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    There are many books on the First World War, but Englund here takes a daring and stunning new approach. Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, he ... Learn More
  9. DUTCH CULTURE IN A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

    DUTCH CULTURE IN A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE
    1900: the Age of Bourgeois Culture

    JAN BANK and MAARTEN VAN BUUREN
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    In the Netherlands, as in other European countries, the late nineteenth century manifested conflicting tendencies. There was decadence as well as the growth of socialist movements, fin de siècl... Learn More
  10. THE THIRD REICH’S CELLULOID WAR

    THE THIRD REICH’S CELLULOID WAR
    Propaganda in Nazi Feature Films, Documentaries and Television

    IAN GARDEN
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    This book exposes the myths surrounding the propaganda films produced during the Third Reich: that the Nazis were infallible masters in the use of film propaganda; that everything the Nazis said was a... Learn More

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