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  1. Liberty Brought Us Here

    Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia [Hardback]

    Susan E. Lindsey (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813179339
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    Between 1820 and 1913, thousands of black people left the United States to start new lives in Liberia, Africa, in what was at the time the largest outmigration in US history. When Tolbert Major, a Kentucky slave and single father, was offered his ... .... Learn More
  2. Murder on the Ohio Belle

    Murder on the Ohio Belle [Hardback]

    Stuart W. Sanders (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813178714
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In March 1856, a dead body washed onto the shore of the Mississippi River. Nothing out of the ordinary. In those days, people fished corpses from the river with alarming frequency. But this body, with its arms and legs tied to a chair, struck an e... .... Learn More
  3. The Making of Holy Russia

    The Making of Holy Russia: The Orthodox Church and Russian Nationalism Before the Revolution [Paperback]

    John Strickland (Author)


    ISBN: 9781942699279
    Published by : Holy Trinity Seminary Press
    This book is a critical study of the interaction between Russian Church and society in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. At a time of rising nationalist movement throughout Europe, Orthodox patriots advocated for the place of the Ch... .... Learn More
  4. Vrysaki

    Vrysaki: A Neighborhood Lost in Search of the Athenian Agora [Hardback]

    Sylvie Dumont (Author)


    ISBN: 9780876619698
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Between 1931 and 1939, central Athens was transformed by the expropriation and demolition of the Vrysaki neighborhood at the foot of the Acropolis. In these few years, more than 5,000 inhabitants were displaced and 348 properties were torn down so... .... Learn More
  5. A History of Romania

    A History of Romania: Land, People Civilization [Paperback]

    Nicolae Iorga (Author)


    ISBN: 9781592110148
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Nicolae Iorga’s A History of Romania: Land, People, Civilization is not a typical historical account of a nation’s past, reciting dates, personalities, and events. Rather, it is an intimate portrait of a land and its people written by its greatest... .... Learn More
  6. Malta in World War II

    Malta in World War II: Contemporary watercolours by Alfred Gerada [Paperback]

    Albert Ganado (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993276166
    Published by : Midsea Books
    A unique collection of watercolors of World War Two in Malta which have never been seen before, executed on site by the Maltese war artist, Alfred Gera. He painted with vigor and enthusiasm capturing the whole gamut of life and action during warti... .... Learn More
  7. Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 - Volumes 1-4

    Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 - Volumes 1-4 [Hardback]

    Joseph M. Pirotta (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993276173
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Series: Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964
    In his four-volume study, Pirotta meticulously examines Malta’s twenty-year transformation from Britain’s foremost Mediterranean fortress colony to sovereign State. Acclaimed for its heroic resistance to fascism during the Second World War that os... .... Learn More
  8. Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1964-1968 - Vol 4: 1962-1968

    Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1964-1968 - Vol 4: 1962-1968 [Hardback]

    Joseph M. Pirotta (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993276753
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The book describes and analyzes the complicated power game played by party, church and trade union leaders under the watchful eye of the imperial power. The author reveals much of what went on behind the scenes as the efforts of the Maltese to eco... .... Learn More
  9. Lost Lives, New Voices

    Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650 [Paperback]

    Christopher Gerrard (Author); Pam Graves (Author); Andrew Millard (Author); Richard Annis (Author); Anwen Caffell (Author)


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    ISBN: 9781785708473
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    WINNER OF BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL BOOK AT THE 2018 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL AWARDS. In November 2013 two mass burials were discovered unexpectedly on a construction site in the city of Durham in north-east England. Over the next 2 years, a complex jig... .... Learn More
  10. A Shadow of War

    A Shadow of War: Archaeological approaches to uncovering the darker sides of conflict from the 20th century [Paperback]

    Claudia Theune (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088904547
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This book presents archaeological research from places of war, violence, protest and oppression of the 20th and the 21st century; sites where the material relics give a deep insight to fateful events – a shadow of war. Alongside renewed interest... .... Learn More

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