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Across the Pond

An American Gentleman in Victorian London

by R.D. Blumenfeld

<p>A unique look at the life, events and people of London through the eyes of an American gentleman who was in charge of the Daily Express at the turn of the century. The editor of one of the biggest newspapers of the time, the Daily Express, R.

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Across the Rivers of Memory

by Felicia Carmelly

<p>Transnistria, Romania, did not exist on a map. Yet that is where ten-year-old Felicia Steigman and her parents arrived in 1941, after a cruel deportation and death march overseen by Romanian Nazi collaborators. After surviving three years ...

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Acta Historiae Neerlandicae

Studies on the History of The Netherlands VII

by W. Prevenier, R. van Uytven, J. J. Poelhekke & others

<p>The editors of the seventh volume of Acta Historiae Neerlandicae have followed the same lines as those adopted for its predecessor. Studies have again been selected which throw light on the history of the Low Countries, the choice again being

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Acta Historiae Neerlandicae IX

Studies on the History of the Netherlands

by R. Baetens, H. Balthazar, H. Van Dijk & others

<p>In the Survey of Recent Historical Works, which according to custom concludes this IXth volume of the Acta, is a notice of the recent 'Report of the Dutch research, with suggestions for future development'. Such a report could easily be ...

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Acta Historiae Neerlandicae/Studies on the History of the Netherlands VI

by W. Brulez, A. C. F. Koch, E. H. Kossman & others

<p>The five previous volumes of the Acta Historiae Neerlandicae appeared under the auspices of the Netherlands Committee for Historical Sciences. When in 1970 this Committee merged with the Historical Society to form the Dutch Historical Society

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Acta Historiae Neerlandicae/Studies on the History of the Netherlands VIII

by C. Dekker, H. Soly, J. H. van Stuijvenberg & others

<p>Volume VIII of Acta Historiae Neerlandicae again presents studies on the history of the Low Countries which it is hoped will be of interest to foreign scholars. The intention has been to deal with a fairly long period, and many differing ...

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Activism!

Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society

by Tim Jordan

<p>Many schools of thought assert that Western culture has never been more politically apathetic. Tim Jordan's <em>Activism!</em> refutes this claim. In his powerful polemic, Jordan shows how acts of civil disobedience have come to dominate the ...

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Activist Biology

The National Museum, Politics, and Nation Building in Brazil

by Regina Horta Duarte

<p>Brazilian society was shaken by turmoil in the 1920s and 1930s. The country was rocked by heated debates over race and immigration, burgeoning social movements in cities and the countryside, entrenched oligarchies clinging to power, and ...

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Actors Cross the Volga

A Study of the 19th Century Russian Theatre and of Soviet Theatres in War

by Joseph Macleod

<p>First published in 1946. In this study of Russian theatre, the author explores the developments of drama and the theatre throughout the nineteenth-century. Macleod examines imperial and serf theatres, the impact of Russian drama on the east ...

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Acts of Valour

The History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand

by Glyn Harper & Colin Richardson

<p>Profiles in courage - the definitive history of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand, fully updated in this new edition.</p> <p>For 150 years the highest Commonwealth military decoration for gallantry has been the Victoria Cross. These are the

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Ad Quadratum

The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture

by Nancy Y. Wu

<p>The purpose of the project is to provide the most up-to-date survey on issues dealing with practical geometry and how it might have been applied in the design of medieval architecture. Chronologically, the topics cover a wide span - from ...

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AD Skyraider Units of the Korean War

by Rick Burgess, Gareth Hector & Mr Warren Thompson

<p>The Douglas AD Skyraider is considered the most effective naval aircraft of the Korean War despite the emergence of new jet fighters that captured public imagination. Built to replace the World War 2 workhorses like the Dauntless, Helldiver ...

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Adam and Eve Were Real

Forgotten History of Mankind

by N James Brooks

<p>This book could wake up the population to the truths in the Bible!  Cultures around the world that had never before been visited by Christians or Jews tell of legends handed down from generation to generation that verify the majors stories of

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Adam Ferguson: History, Progress and Human Nature

by Eugene Heath & Vincenzo Merolle

<p>Unique among the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Ferguson saw two eighteenth-century revolutions, the American and the French. This monograph contains essays that range across all of Ferguson's works to investigate his ...

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Adam Ferguson: Philosophy, Politics and Society

by Eugene Heath

<p>Unique among the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Ferguson saw two eighteenth-century revolutions, the American and the French. This monograph contains a set of essays that analyse Ferguson's philosophical, political and ...

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Adams of Fleet Street, Instrument Makers to King George III

by John R. Millburn

<p>’G. Adams in Fleet Street London’ is the signature on some of the finest scientific instruments of the eighteenth century. This book is the first comprehensive study of the instrument-making business run by the Adams family, from its ...

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Adaptations of Calvinism in Reformation Europe

Essays in Honour of Brian G. Armstrong

by Mack P. Holt

<p>Traditional historiography has always viewed Calvin's Geneva as the benchmark against which all other Reformed communities must inevitably be measured, judging those communities who did not follow Geneva's institutional and doctrinal example ...

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Adapting in the Dust

Lessons Learned from Canada's War in Afghanistan

by Stephen M. Saideman

<p>Canada’s six-year military mission in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province was one of the most intense and challenging moments in Canadian foreign affairs since the Korean War. A complex war fought in an inhospitable environment, the Afghanistan ...

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Adolphe Quetelet, Social Physics and the Average Men of Science, 1796–1874

by Kevin Donnelly

Adolphe Quetelet was an influential scientist whose controversial work was condemned by John Stuart Mill and Charles Dickens. He was in contact with many Victorian elite, including Babbage, Herschel and Faraday. This is the first scholarly ...

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Adrian IV The English Pope (1154–1159)

Studies and Texts

by Brenda Bolton & Anne J. Duggan

<p>The year 2000 witnessed the 900th anniversary of the birth of Adrian IV, the only Englishman to sit on the papal throne. His short pontificate of four and a half years, distracted by crisis and controversy and followed as it was by an 18-year

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