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  1. African Islands

    African Islands: Leading Edges of Empire and Globalization [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Editor); R. Joseph Parrott(Editor); Danielle Porter Sanchez(Editor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580469548
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 83
    Islands and island chains like Cabo Verde, Madagascar, and Bioko are often sidelined in contemporary understandings of Africa in which mainland nation-states take center stage in the crafting of historical narratives. Yet in the mo... .... Learn More
  2. Roman Warships

    Roman Warships [Paperback]

    Michael Pitassi(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783274147
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The Roman Imperial Navy was the most powerful maritime force ever to have existed, prior to the European naval development of relatively recent centuries. It was able to deploy huge fleets and dominate the seas around western Europ... .... Learn More
  3. Burial, Landscape and Identity in Early Medieval Wessex

    Burial, Landscape and Identity in Early Medieval Wessex [Hardback]

    Kate Mees(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274178
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 35
    Burial evidence provides the richest record we possess for the centuries following the retreat of Roman authority. The locations and manner in which communities chose to bury their dead, within the constraints of the environmental ... .... Learn More
  4. General Labour History of Africa

    General Labour History of Africa: Workers, Employers and Governments, 20th-21st Centuries [Paperback]

    Stefano Bellucci(Editor); Andreas Eckert(Editor)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9781847012104
    Published by : James Currey
    Co-published with the International Labour Organization on the centenary of its founding in 1919, the General Labour History of Africa is a landmark in the study of labour history. It brings, for the first time, an African perspect... .... Learn More
  5. General Labour History of Africa

    General Labour History of Africa: Workers, Employers and Governments, 20th-21st Centuries [Hardback]

    Stefano Bellucci(Editor); Andreas Eckert(Editor)

    $165.00

    ISBN: 9781847012180
    Published by : James Currey
    Co-published with the International Labour Organization on the centenary of its founding in 1919, the General Labour History of Africa is a landmark in the study of labour history. It brings, for the first time, an African perspect... .... Learn More
  6. Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages

    Castration and Culture in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Larissa Tracy(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781843845249
    Published by : D.S.Brewer
    Castration and castrati have always been facets of western culture, from myth and legend to law and theology, from eunuchs guarding harems to the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century castrati singers. Metaphoric castration pervades ... .... Learn More
  7. Ludwig Leichhardt's Ghosts

    Ludwig Leichhardt's Ghosts: The Strange Career of a Traveling Myth [Hardback]

    Andrew Wright Hurley(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781640140134
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 196
    After the renowned Prussian scientist and explorer Ludwig Leichhardt left the Australian frontier in 1848 on an expedition to cross the continent, he disappeared without a trace. Andrew Hurley's book complicates that view by undert... .... Learn More
  8. Shoes and Pattens

    Shoes and Pattens [Paperback]

    Francis Grew(Author); Margrethe de Neergaard(Author); Susan Milford(Illustrator); Susan Mitford(Illustrator)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781843832386
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medieval Finds from Excavations in London
    Volume: Volume 2
    Until recently, very little was known about medieval shoes. Glimpses in manuscript illustrations and on funerary monuments, with the occasional reference by a contemporary writer, was all that the costume historian had as evidence,... .... Learn More
  9. Provincial Society and Empire

    Provincial Society and Empire: The Cumbrian Counties and the East Indies, 1680-1829 [Hardback]

    K.J. Saville-Smith(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783272815
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Worlds of the East India Company
    Volume: Volume 14
    Over the long eighteenth century, thousands of men and women from the English provinces lived and worked in the East Indies. Yet the provincial commitment of human, financial and social capital to ventures in the East Indies has la... .... Learn More
  10. The Sea in History - The Early Modern World

    The Sea in History - The Early Modern World [Hardback]

    Gérard Le Bouëdec(Editor); Christian Buchet(Editor)

    $220.00

    ISBN: 9781783271580
    Published by : Boydell Press
    How important has the sea been in the development of human history? Very important indeed is the conclusion of this ground-breaking four volume work. The books bring together the world's leading maritime historians, who address the... .... Learn More

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