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A Frayed History

The Journey of Cotton in India

by Uzramma & Meena Menon

<p>Once the envy of the world for its quality and variety, Indian cotton today is mired in uncertainty and despair. Though India is the largest producer of cotton, its farmers are trapped in debt, and thousands choose to kill themselves than ...

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A Geographical Account of Countries round the Bay of Bengal, 1669 to 1679, by Thomas Bowrey

by Lt.-Col. Sir Richard Carnac Temple

<p>This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1905.</p> ...

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A Global History of Anti-Apartheid

'Forward to Freedom' in South Africa

by Anna Konieczna & Rob Skinner

<p>This book explores the global history of anti-apartheid and international solidarity with southern African freedom struggles from the 1960s. It examines the institutions, campaigns and ideological frameworks that defined the globalization of ...

ISBN: 9783030036522

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A Global History of Convicts and Penal Colonies

by Clare Anderson

<p><strong>This book is open access and available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. It is funded by the University of Leicester.</strong></p> <p>Between 1415, when the Portuguese first used convicts for colonization purposes in the North ...

ISBN: 9781350000698

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A Global History of Execution and the Criminal Corpse

by Richard Ward

<p>Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh perspective on the ...

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A Global History of Medicine

by Mark Jackson

<p>In recent decades, there has been considerable interest in writing histories of medicine that capture local, regional, and global dimensions of health and health care in the same frame. Exploring changing patterns of disease and different ...

ISBN: 9780192524690

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A Government Out of Sight

The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America

by Brian Balogh

<p>While it is obvious that America's state and local governments were consistently active during the nineteenth century, a period dominated by laissez-faire, political historians of twentieth-century America have assumed that the national ...

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A Grand Tour of the Roman Empire by Marcus Sidonius Falx

by Dr. Jerry Toner

<p>Marcus Sidonius Falx's account of his Grand Tour of the Roman Empire thrills from start to finish. Departing from Rome, he sets off on an expedition around the Mediterranean, showing us the highlights, and some of the lowlights, of the Roman ...

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A Guide to Battles

Decisive Conflicts in History

by Richard Holmes & Martin Marix Evans

<p>This fascinating book tells the stories of the most dramatic, memorable, and important conflicts in world history, from Agincourt, Lepanto, and Trafalgar, to Gettysburg, Stalingrad, and the Somme. It begins with the battle of Megiddo fought ...

ISBN: 9780191501173

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A Guide to British Military History

The Subject and the Sources

by Ian F W Beckett

<SPAN STYLE= "" > <BR>What exactly is military history? Forty years ago it meant battles, campaigns, great commanders, drums and trumpets. It was largely the preserve of military professionals and was used to support national history and ...

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A Guide to Countries of the World

by Christopher Riches & Peter Stalker

<p>This authoritative A–Z provides a wealth of up-to-date information on every country in the world, including dependent territories. Each entry provides a brief history of the country and outlines its political, economic, and social issues. A ...

ISBN: 9780191060793

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A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature

by Victoria Moul

<p>Latin was for many centuries the common literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of immense range, stylistic power and social and political significance was produced throughout Europe and beyond from the time of Petrarch (c.1400) ...

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A Historical and Topographical Guide to the Geography of Strabo

by Duane W. Roller

<p>Strabo's Geography, completed in the early first century AD, is the primary source for the history of Greek geography. This Guide provides the first English analysis of and commentary on this long and difficult text, and serves as a companion

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A Historical Approach to Casuistry

Norms and Exceptions in a Comparative Perspective

by Lucio Biasiori & Carlo Ginzburg

<p>Casuistry, the practice of resolving moral problems by applying a logical framework, has had a much larger historical presence before and since it was given a name in the Renaissance. The contributors to this volume examine a series of case ...

ISBN: 9781350006768

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A History of 20th Century Britain

Two-Volume Omnibus

by Andrew Marr

<p><strong>&quot;Superb, colourful, outspoken, fresh and richly entertaining. Don't miss&quot; <em>The Times</em></strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;This is a fine example of popular history ... engaging and intelligent.&quot; <em>Financial ...

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A History of Africa

by Hosea Jaffe & Samir Amin

<p>Spanning more than two thousand years of African history, from the African Iron Age to the collapse of colonialism and the beginnings of independence, Hosea Jaffe's magisterial work remains one of the few to do full justice to the continent's

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A History of Algeria

by James McDougall

<p>Covering a period of five hundred years, from the arrival of the Ottomans to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, James McDougall presents an expansive new account of the modern history of Africa's largest country. Drawing on substantial new ...

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A History of Ancient Egypt, Volume 2

From the Great Pyramid to the Fall of the Middle Kingdom

by John Romer

<p><strong>This definitive, multi-volume history of the world's first known state reveals that much of what we have been taught about Ancient Egypt is the product of narrow-minded visions of the past</strong></p> <p>Drawing on a lifetime of ...

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A History of Ancient Egypt, Volume 2: From the Great Pyramid to the Fall of the Middle Kingdom

by John Romer

Drawing on a lifetime of research, John Romer chronicles the history of Ancient Egypt from the building of the Great Pyramid through the rise and fall of the Middle Kingdom- a peak of Pharaonic culture and the period when writing first ...

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A History of Ayutthaya

Siam in the Early Modern World

by Chris Baker & Pasuk Phongpaichit

<p>Early European visitors placed Ayutthaya alongside China and India as the great powers of Asia. Yet in 1767 the city was destroyed and its history has been neglected. This book is the first study of Ayutthaya from its emergence in the ...

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