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A Companion to Public History

by David M. Dean

<p><strong>An authoritative overview of the developing field of public history reflecting theory and practice around the globe</strong></p> <p>This unique reference guides readers through this relatively new field of historical inquiry, ...

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A Companion to the Physical Sciences

by David Knight

<p>First published in 1989, this dictionary of the whole field of the physical sciences is an invaluable guide through the changing terminology and practices of scientific research. Arranged alphabetically, it traces how the meaning of ...

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A Complete History of Music

by W. J. Baltzell

<p>Purpose of the Study of the History of Music.—The purpose of the study of the history of music is to trace the development of the many phases which make up modern music which we cannot but regard as a great social force, an intellectual, an ...

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A Concise History of Afghanistan in 25 Volumes

Volume 14

by Hamid Wahed Alikuzai

<p>Afghanistan Literature is Worlds greatest and richest without Afghan- Literature no European (German, French, Spanish or English) Literature would exist today The Vedas, Zoroastrian, and Buddhist, among the oldest known Literature of ...

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A Concise History of Brazil

by Boris Fausto & Sergio Fausto

<p>The second edition of A Concise History of Brazil offers a sweeping yet accessible history of Latin America's largest country. Boris Fausto examines Brazil's history from the arrival of the Portuguese in the New World through the long and ...

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A Concise History of History

Global Historiography from Antiquity to the Present

by Daniel Woolf

<p>This short history of history is an ideal introduction for those studying or teaching the subject as part of courses on the historian's craft, historical theory and method, and historiography. Spanning the earliest known forms of historical ...

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A Concise History of Modern India

by Barbara D. Metcalf & Thomas R. Metcalf

<p>A Concise History of Modern India by Barbara D. Metcalf and Thomas R. Metcalf, has become a classic in the field since it was first published in 2001. As a fresh interpretation of Indian history from the Mughals to the present, it has ...

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A Concise History of New Zealand

by Philippa Mein Smith

<p>New Zealand was the last major landmass, other than Antarctica, to be settled by humans. The story of this rugged and dynamic land is beautifully narrated, from its origins in Gondwana some 80 million years ago to the twenty-first century. ...

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A Concise History of Switzerland

by Clive H. Church & Randolph C. Head

<p>Despite its position at the heart of Europe and its quintessentially European nature, Switzerland's history is often overlooked within the English-speaking world. This comprehensive and engaging history of Switzerland traces the historical ...

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A Concise History of the Oxford English Dictionary

by Rob Walters

<p>At a grand party to celebrate completion of the first edition of the Dictionary the Prime Minister of the day called the achievement ‘the greatest enterprise of its kind in history’. The Times greeted the second edition as ‘The greatest work ...

ISBN: 9781311827913

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A Concise History of the Second World War: Its Origin, Battles and Consequences

by Richard Z. Freemann, Jr.

<p>Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. In the history of human existence, no conflict has cratered the earth, its people and their ways of living like World War II. The battles that blazed across the globe from the late 1930s until 1945 ...

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A Confederate in Congress

The Civil War Treason Trial of Benjamin Gwinn Harris

by Joshua E. Kastenberg

<p>In May 1865, the final month of the Civil War, the U.S. Army arrested and prosecuted a sitting congressman in a military trial in the border state of Maryland, though the federal criminal courts in the state were functioning. Convicted of ...

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A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

by Arthur Berriedale Keith

<p>This book, first published in 1936, provides a comprehensive description and analysis of every constitutional aspect of British rule in India from 1600 to 1936. Beginning with a description of the East India Company before Plassey, its ...

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A Country Boy Reminisces

A Memoir

by Keith Wood

<p>This book will put a smile on your face if you grew up in a farm in the 1930s to 1960s. You will follow my ancestors as they lose the family farm during the Great Depression. You will watch them go from failure to success on many levels. I ...

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A Coveted Possession

The Rise and Fall of the Piano in Australia

by Michael Atherton

<p><strong>The intriguing cultural history of the piano in Australia</strong></p> <p>From the instruments that floated ashore at Sydney Cove in the late eighteenth century to the resurrection of derelict heirlooms in the streets of ...

ISBN: 9781743820520

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A Critic in Pall Mall

by Oscar Wilde

<p>*** Original and Unabridged Content. Made available by GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS***</p> <p>Synopsis:<br /> A Critic in Pall Mall by Oscar Wilde. Children's Book. Literature. An early book of 19th century, yet tops our present literature books. ...

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A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád'

by Cherágh Ali

<p>A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihád' Showing that all the Wars of Mohammad Were Defensive; and that Aggressive War, or Compulsory Conversion, is not Allowed in The Koran - 1885</p> ...

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A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

by Michal Zytka

<p>This book discusses social, religious and medical attitudes towards bathing in Late Antiquity. It examines the place of bathing in late Roman and early Byzantine society as seen in the literary, historical, and documentary sources from the ...

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A Cultural History of Medical Vitalism in Enlightenment Montpellier

by Elizabeth A. Williams

<p>One of the key themes of the Enlightenment was the search for universal laws and truths that would help illuminate the workings of the universe. It is in such attitudes that we trace the origins of modern science and medicine. However, not ...

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A Cultural History of Sound, Memory, and the Senses

by Joy Damousi & Paula Hamilton

<p>The past 20 years have witnessed a turn towards the sensuous, particularly the aural, as a viable space for critical exploration in History and other Humanities disciplines. This has been informed by a heightened awareness of the role that ...

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