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"Every Valley Shall Be Exalted"

The Discourse of Opposites in Twelfth-Century Thought

by Constance Brittain Bouchard

<p>In high medieval France, men and women saw the world around them as the product of tensions between opposites. Imbued with a Christian culture in which a penniless preacher was also the King of Kings and the last were expected to be first, ...

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"Misfits†? in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy

Anatomies of Difference

by Professor Susan A. Ashley

<p>As the 19th century drew to a close, France and Italy experienced an explosion of crime, vagrancy, insanity, neurosis and sexual deviance. <em>&quot;Misfits†? in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy</em> examines how the raft of self-appointed ...

ISBN: 9781350013414

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'A Student in Arms'

Donald Hankey and Edwardian Society at War

by Ross Davies

<p>Donald Hankey was a writer who saw himself as a ’student of human nature’ and peacetime Edwardian Britain as a society at war with itself. Wounded in a murderous daylight infantry charge near Ypres, Hankey began sending despatches to The ...

ISBN: 9781317186519

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'Material Delight and the Joy of Living'

Cultural Consumption in the Age of Enlightenment in Germany

by Michael North

<p>Eighteenth-century Europe witnessed a commercialization of culture as it became less courtly and more urban. The marketing of culture became separate from the production of culture. New cultural entrepreneurs entered the stage: the ...

ISBN: 9781351919159

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'The Damned Fraternitie': Constructing Gypsy Identity in Early Modern England, 1500–1700

by Frances Timbers

<p><em>'The Damned Fraternitie': Constructing Gypsy Identity in Early Modern England, 1500–1700</em> examines the construction of gypsy identity in England between the early sixteenth century and the end of the seventeenth century. Drawing upon ...

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'Trash,' Censorship, and National Identity in Early Twentieth-Century Germany

by Kara L. Ritzheimer

<p>Convinced that sexual immorality and unstable gender norms were endangering national recovery after World War One, German lawmakers drafted a constitution in 1919 legalizing the censorship of movies and pulp fiction, and prioritizing social ...

ISBN: 9781316719008

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‘And so began the Irish Nation’

Nationality, National Consciousness and Nationalism in Pre-modern Ireland

by Brendan Bradshaw

<p>Nationalism is a particularly slippery subject to define and understand, particularly when applied to early modern Europe. In this collection of essays, Brendan Bradshaw provides an insight into how concepts of ’nationalism’ and ’national ...

ISBN: 9781317189152

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‘And so began the Irish Nation’

Nationality, National Consciousness and Nationalism in Pre-modern Ireland

by Dr Brendan Bradshaw

<p>Nationalism is a particularly slippery subject to define and understand, particularly when applied to early modern Europe. In this collection of essays, Brendan Bradshaw provides an insight into how concepts of ‘nationalism’ and ‘national ...

ISBN: 9781472442581

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‘Practical Divinity’

The Works and Life of Revd Richard Greenham

by Kenneth L. Parker & Eric J. Carlson

<p>Richard Greenham was one of the most important and respected figures among the Elizabethan clergy. His contemporaries described him as the founder of a previously unknown pastoral art: the cure of cases of conscience. Despite his fame in the ...

ISBN: 9781351963190

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“The Bloody Fifth”—The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood’s Texas Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia: Volume 2

Gettysburg to Appomattox

by John Schmutz

<p>The second installment in a sweeping history of the 5th Texas Infantry—“The Bloody Fifth”—one of only three Texas regiments to fight with Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. The 5th Texas established an exceptional combat record in an ...

ISBN: 9781611213355

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«A Slashing Man of Action»

The Life of Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston MP

by Elaine McFarland

<p>Hailed by General Sir Ian Hamilton as «a slashing man of action», Aylmer Hunter-Weston began the Great War as one of the British Army’s rising stars. By its close, his reputation was very different. Branded by some contemporaries as a ...

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«Die Welt war meine Gemeinde»- Willem A. Visser t Hooft

A Theologian for Europe between Ecumenism and Federalism

by Stefano Dell'Acqua & Filippo Maria Giordano

<p>Willem A. Visser ’t Hooft (1900–1985), Dutch pastor and theologian, was one of the most significant personalities in the Protestant Ecumenical movement. Deeply influenced by Karl Barth, and filled with a strong Ecumenical spirit, he was ...

ISBN: 9783035299366

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«New Portuguese Letters» to the World

International Reception

by Ana Paula Ferreira, Ana Luísa Amaral & Marinela Freitas

<p>Published in 1972, <em>New Portuguese Letters</em> addressed censored issues – such as the colonial war, immigration, the Catholic Church, violence, and the legal and social status of women – becoming a symbol of resistance against the ...

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«Res publica» Redefined?

The Polish-Lithuanian Transition Period of the 1560s and 1570s in the Context of European State Formation Processes

by Miia Ijäs

<p>The union of Poland and Lithuania was ruled by the Jagiellon royal house from 1385–1572, after which a political transition to an elective monarchy was undertaken. This book studies the political transition from the Jagiellon dynasty to an ...

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100 Cars Britain Can Be Proud Of

by GILES CHAPMAN

From Ace to Zodiac - via the world-beating Land Rover, the thrilling Morgan Aeromax, the eternally young Mini Cooper and the unique London taxi - this is a celebration of the best British cars, old and new, in all their glorious diversity. Don't

ISBN: 9780752456867

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100 Documents That Changed the World

From Magna Carta to WikiLeaks

by Scott Christianson

<p>100 Documents That Changed the World brings together the most important written agreements, declarations and statements in history. The documents included here have changed the course of history by rewriting laws, granting freedoms and laying

ISBN: 9781849943581

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100 Nasty Women of History

Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know

by Hannah Jewell

ISBN: 9781473671256

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100 Nasty Women of History

Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know

by Hannah Jewell

ISBN: 9781473671263

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100 Nasty Women of History

Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know

by Hannah Jewell

<p>'<strong>Vital reading</strong>' <em>STYLIST</em></p> <p>'Because <em>100 Nasty Women</em> is so easy to read and <strong>witty</strong>, I didn't expect it to be the <strong>life changing, important book</strong> that I'm discovering it to ...

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1000 Biker Tattoos

by Sara Liberte

ISBN: 9780760344354

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