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In Search of Enemies is much more than the story of the only war to be found when the CIA sought to recoup its prestige after the Vietnam debacle. Though no American troops were committed to Angola, only "advisors," many millions were spent, many thousands died, and many lies were...
The Family Life of Ralph Josselin, a Seventeenth-Century Clergyman: An Essay in Historical Anthropology
Ralph Josselin, vicar of Earls Colne in Essex from 1641 to his death in 1683, kept for almost forty years a remarkably detailed account of his life-his mental and emotional world as well as his activities. Few diaries from this period afford such a rounded picture of a family from...
By A.H.M. Jones
Constitutional changes, administrative revisions, factional rivalry, and war are all themes that Professor Jones develops within the main narrative. He treats separately such topics as finance, religion, social policy, literature and the arts, and the sources of this crucial period in the history of Rome.
Examines the characteristics, nature, and evolution of classicism and romanticism in European music.
From a careful study of pertinent documents, including a set of libri segreti confidential ledgers discovered in 1950, Professor de Roover has reconstructed the details of the bank's organization and operating methods; its loan policies, which reflected the Church's doctrine on usury; its trading and industrial investments; its roles within...
The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum.