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  1. On the Edge of the Abyss

    On the Edge of the Abyss: The Origins of the Shoah in the Debate between Intentionalist and Functionalist Historians [Paperback]

    Ruggero D'Alessandro (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869774065
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: History
    At the heart of the present work is the matter of the date and path which lead to the ultimate decision to destroy European Jews (to paraphrase the title of the masterpiece written by Raul Hilberg, the first great historian on the Shoah). The auth... .... Learn More
  2. Playing With Apartheid

    Playing With Apartheid: Racism, Australian Sport & South Africa [Paperback]

    Roger Bell (Author)


    ISBN: 9781922669018
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    In no country were contests over racism in sport more bitterly fought, more protracted or important than in Australia. In the wake of the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa in 1960, sport became a fault-line in international campaigns against ra... .... Learn More
  3. Ladies of Honor and Merit

    Ladies of Honor and Merit: Gender, Useful Knowledge, and Politics in Enlightened Spain [Hardback]

    Elena Serrano (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822947165
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    In the late eighteenth century, enlightened politicians and upper-class women in Spain debated the right of women to join one of the country’s most prominent scientific institutions: the Madrid Economic Society of Friends of the Country. Societies... .... Learn More
  4. The Gentle American

    The Gentle American: George Horton’s Odyssey and His True Account of the Smyrna Catastrophe [Hardback]

    Ismini Lamb (Author); Christopher Lamb (Author)


    ISBN: 9781463244491
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: -
    Volume: -
    How many lives can one man save? Never enough, Horton realized. As his ship backed away from Smyrna’s wharf, he could better see the helpless, teeming crowd on the waterfront trapped between the sea and a raging inferno. He was not consoled by res... .... Learn More
  5. Culture and Conflict

    Culture and Conflict: Nation-Building in Denmark and Scandinavia, 1800–1930 [Hardback]

    Sine Krogh (Editor); Thor J. Mednick (Editor); Karina Lykke Grand (Editor)


    ISBN: 9788772194349
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Cultural differences are often the trigger for conflict – whether politically motivated or arising from dissonant understandings of national culture. But what we regard as distinctive today in our cultural heritage or day-to-day cultural experienc... .... Learn More
  6. The Early Danish-Muscovite Treaties, 1493-1523

    The Early Danish-Muscovite Treaties, 1493-1523: Texts, Contexts, Diplomacy [Hardback]

    Carsten Pape (Author)


    ISBN: 9788772194059
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    In 1493, King Hans of Denmark and Grand Prince Ivan III of Moscow concluded one of the earliest treaties of alliance between a Catholic European and an Orthodox Muscovite ruler. The alliance proved viable enough to generate two further treaties an... .... Learn More
  7. The Fall of Kentucky's Rock

    The Fall of Kentucky's Rock: Western Kentucky Democratic Politics since the New Deal [Hardback]

    George G. Humphreys (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813182339
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Topics in Kentucky History
    This in-depth study offers a new examination of a region that is often overlooked in political histories of the Bluegrass State. George G. Humphreys traces the arc of politics in western Kentucky from avid support of the Democratic Party to its pr... .... Learn More
  8. Political Torture in the Twentieth Century

    Political Torture in the Twentieth Century [Paperback]

    Cesereanu Ruxandra (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869773402
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Speculum Civitatis
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Unanimously banned and condemned, torture has been used in many countries throughout the 20th century. Ruxandra Cesereanu’s essay aims to deepen this subject, showing the unimaginable dimensions that human cruelty can sometimes reach. The Armenian... .... Learn More
  9. Parliamentary Government in Australia

    Parliamentary Government in Australia [Paperback]

    Alan J. Ward (Author)


    ISBN: 9781921875908
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Alan Ward combines constitutional history and political science to compare all nine of Australia’s political systems: federal, state and territory. Guided by a model of parliamentary government drawn from comparative politics, he considers the sel... .... Learn More
  10. Urban Diaspora

    Urban Diaspora: The Rise and Fall of Diaspora Communities in Early Modern Denmark and Sweden [Hardback]

    Jette Linaa (Editor)


    ISBN: 9788793423510
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: Jutland Archaeological Society Publications
    This is a book on the rise and fall of diasporic communities in Early Modern urban centers in Denmark and Sweden. It contains 17 chapters written by archaeologists, historians and scientists, ranging from in-depth studies of artefacts, biofacts an... .... Learn More

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