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  1. What Remains

    What Remains: The Post-Holocaust Archive in German Memory Culture [Hardback]

    Dora Osborne(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140523
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Dialogue and Disjunction: Studies in Jewish German Literature, Culture & Thought
    With the passing of those who witnessed National Socialism and the Holocaust, the archive matters as never before. However, the material that remains for the work of remembering and commemorating this period of history is determined by both the bu... .... Learn More
  2. Baldric of Bourgueil: "History of the Jerusalemites"

    Baldric of Bourgueil: "History of the Jerusalemites": A Translation of the Historia Ierosolimitana [Hardback]

    Susan B. Edgington(Translator); Steven J. Biddlecombe(Translator)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274802
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Crusading in Context
    Volume: Volume 2
    The Historia Ierosolimitana is a prose narrative of the events of the First Crusade written at the abbey of Bourgueil in the Loire Valley around 1105. Its author, the abbot Baldric, used the anonymous Gesta Francorum for much of the ... .... Learn More
  3. Kings, Lords and Courts in Anglo-Norman England

    Kings, Lords and Courts in Anglo-Norman England [Hardback]

    Nicholas Karn(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274864
    Published by : Boydell Press
    About the year 1000, hundreds and shires were the dominant and probably the only local assemblies for doing legal and other business in England. However, this simple pattern did not last long, for lords established separate courts which allowed th... .... Learn More
  4. British Catholic Merchants in the Commercial Age

    British Catholic Merchants in the Commercial Age: 1670-1714 [Hardback]

    Giada Pizzoni(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274383
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the Eighteenth Century
    Volume: Volume 6
    British Catholic merchants in the long eighteenth century occupied an ambiguous social space. On the one hand, their religion made them marginal and suspect figures in a nation increasingly defining itself by its Protestantism against the Catholic... .... Learn More
  5. Lessons of Travel in Eighteenth-Century France

    Lessons of Travel in Eighteenth-Century France: From Grand Tour to School Trips [Hardback]

    Gábor Gelléri(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783274369
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the Eighteenth Century
    Volume: Volume 7
    Early modern educational travel is usually associated with the Grand Tour: a young nobleman's journey through the established highlights of Europe. Lessons of Travel presents how, in eighteenth-century France, this practice was heavily cont... .... Learn More
  6. Nigeria's Digital Diaspora

    Nigeria's Digital Diaspora: Citizen Media, Democracy, and Participation [Hardback]

    Farooq A. Kperogi(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469821
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 87
    Over a decade ago, when Nigeria's migratory digital elite in the United States pioneered a newfangled form of citizen online journalism that disrupted the professional certainties of domestic legacy journalism, the country's professional journalis... .... Learn More
  7. An Architecture of Education

    An Architecture of Education: African American Women Design the New South [Paperback]

    Angel David Nieves(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781580469760
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Gender and Race in American History
    This volume focuses broadly on the history of the social welfare reform work of nineteenth-century African American women who founded industrial and normal schools in the American South. Through their work in architecture and education, these wome... .... Learn More
  8. The Other Abyssinians

    The Other Abyssinians: The Northern Oromo and the Creation of Modern Ethiopia, 1855-1913 [Hardback]

    Brian Yates(Author); Brian J. Yates(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469807
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 85
    Although the Oromo are the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, their history has been distorted in order to buttress twentieth-century notions of a homogeneous Ethiopian state. The Other Abyssinians tells the story of the Oromo people's contr... .... Learn More
  9. Scandal and Survival in Nineteenth-Century Scotland

    Scandal and Survival in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: The Life of Jane Cumming [Hardback]

    Frances B. Singh(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469555
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    In 1810 Edinburgh, the orphaned Scottish-Indian schoolgirl Jane Cumming alleged that her two schoolmistresses were sexually intimate. The allegation spawned a defamation suit that pitted Jane's grandmother, a member of the Scottish landed gentry, ... .... Learn More
  10. Gaelic Influence in the Northumbrian Kingdom

    Gaelic Influence in the Northumbrian Kingdom: The Golden Age and the Viking Age [Hardback]

    Fiona Edmonds(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783273362
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Celtic History
    Volume: Volume 40
    Northumbria was the most northerly Anglo-Saxon kingdom; its impressive landscape featured two sweeping coastlines, which opened the area to a variety of cultural connections. This book explores influences that emanated from the Gaelic-speaking wor... .... Learn More

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