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    To Live Another Day

    By Ed Lane

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    After three years in his own time, Chris Lennox is again thrown back to Georgian England where wars are raging against the Danes and the French. His life is on the line at home and abroad as he fights to live another day.

    History and Material Culture

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    "Sources are the raw material of history, but whereas the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, historians have now recognized the value of sources beyond text. In this new edition of History and Material Culture, contributors consider a range of objects--from an eighteenth-century bed curtain to...

    What Is Global History?

    By Sebastian Conrad

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    Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no longer possible to study nations in isolation or to understand world history as emanating from the West. This book reveals why...

    Outlandish Knight

    By Minoo Dinshaw

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    'An extraordinary book ... exceptionally fascinating, always readable and penetratingly intelligent' David Abulafia'As rich, funny and teemingly peopled as Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time ... Dinshaw writes with wit and elegance, and the most elegiac passages of Outlandish Knight evoke a lost society London and way...

    The Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity

    By Johanna Hanink

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    "Greek debt means one thing to the country's creditors. But for millions who prize culture over capital, it means the symbolic debt we owe Greece for democracy, philosophy, mathematics, and fine art. Johanna Hanink shows that our idealized image of ancient Greece dangerously shapes our view of the country's economic...

    Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

    By Marco Barducci

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    A reconstruction of the way Hugo Grotius 1583-1645 was read and used by English political and religious writers in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries; engaging with reception studies as a whole, and exploring how seventeenth-century English debate contributed to wider European thought.

    Bid for World Power?: New Research on the Outbreak of the First World War

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    This volume takes a fresh look at the outbreak of the First World War, fifty years after Fritz Fischer's controversial Germany's Aims in the First World War. It collects the latest research by prominent scholars, frequently based on new archival findings. The essays provide an excellent overview of the complex...

    Discovering William of Malmesbury

    By Rodney M. Thomson

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    A fresh look at William of Malmesbury which not only demonstrates his real greatness as a historian and his European vision, but also the breadth of his learning across a number of other disciplines.

    Liffey and Lethe

    By Patrick R. O'Malley

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    Patrick R. O'Malley explores two competing modes of political historiography that emerge within Irish literature and culture: one that eludes the unresolved wounds of Ireland's violent history; and one that locates its roots in an account of colonial and specifically sectarian bloodshed and insists upon the moral necessity of naming...

    Twilight of History

    By Shlomo Sand

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    Hardback £14.46

    The acclaimed and controversial historian turns his critical gaze on the writing of history today

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