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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. For Central America, the last third of the twentieth century was a time of dramatic change in which most countries shifted from dictatorships to formal political democracy. Editor(s): Armony, Ariel C.; Walker, Thomas W. Series: Latin American Silhouettes. Num Pages: 301 pages, map, tables, index. BIC Classification: 1KLC; 3JJP; HBJK; HBLW3; HBTV; JPHV; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 158 x 19. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1977
Publisher
Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
301
Condition
New
SKU
V9780842027687
ISBN
9780842027687
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 67.13

Hardback. Intends to encourage Latin Americanists to rethink standard notions of urban politics before the populist era. Editor(s): Arrom, Silvia Marina; Ortoll, Servando. Series: Latin American Silhouettes. Num Pages: 248 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLC; 1KLS; 3JF; 3JH; 3JJ; JFFA; JFFE; JFSG; JPQB; JPWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 535.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780842025805
ISBN
9780842025805
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 168.01

Paperback. An exciting collection of essays on the 'personal rule' of Charles I, whose inept and dangerous rule many historians feel put the country on the road to civil war Editor(s): Atherton, Ian; Sanders, Julie. Series: Politics, Culture & Society in Early Modern Britain. Num Pages: 232 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JD; HBJD1; HBLH; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 15. Weight in Grams: 336.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719071591
ISBN
9780719071591
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.92

Editor(s): Aubin, David; Goldstein, Catherine. Series: History of Mathematics. Num Pages: 424 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJF; PBX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 263 x 183 x 25. Weight in Grams: 876.
Publication date
2014
Publisher
American Mathematical Society United States
Number of pages
424
Condition
New
SKU
V9781470414696
ISBN
9781470414696
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 127.69
€ 113.90

Hardcover. Argues that destruction of Iraqi culture was aimed at remaking Iraq as US client state. Editor(s): Baker, Raymond William; Ismael, Shereen T.; Ismael, Tareq Y. Num Pages: 312 pages, 6 figures. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 3JMC; HBJF1; HBLX; HBTB; JPS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 135 x 23. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Pluto Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780745328133
ISBN
9780745328133
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.58
€ 82.98

Paperback. Describes the changes to Yucatan's society and economy following the 1982 debt crisis that prostrated Mexico's economy. This work charts the accelerated change in Yucatan from a monocrop economy to a beneficiary and victim of rampant globalization. Editor(s): Baklanoff, Eric N.; Moseley, Edward H. Num Pages: 288 pages, 20 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; JFFS; KCM; KCZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The University of Alabama Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817354763
ISBN
9780817354763
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 33.51

Paperback. "Sots-art," the mock use of the Soviet ideological cliches of mass culture, originated in Soviet nonconformist art of the early 1970s. This text examines literary Sots-art on several levels. Editor(s): Balina, Marina; etc.; Condee, Nancy (University of Pittsburgh, USA); Dobrenko, Evgeny (Amerst College, USA). Series: Studies in Russian Literature and Theory. Num Pages: 336 pages, 31 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 2AGR; 3JJPL; DSBH; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 380.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Northwestern University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810117679
ISBN
9780810117679
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 28.51

Hardback. Unitary executive theory stems from interpretation of the constitutional assertion that the president is vested with the 'executive power' of the United States. This title examines how the unitary executive theory became a recognized constitutional theory of presidential authority, and how its use has affected and been affected by US politics. Series: Presidency & Leadership S. Num Pages: 247 pages, 3 graphs, 3 tables, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJP; 3JMC; JPHC; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Texas A & M University Press United States
Number of pages
247
Condition
New
SKU
V9781603441735
ISBN
9781603441735
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.52
€ 53.91

Paperback. Dame Nita Barrow was a lifelong champion of justice, community service and human rights. This volume examines how this extraordinary Caribbean woman developed her leadership strategies to contribute to social change and development policy on regional, national and international levels. Editor(s): Barriteau, Eudine; Cobley, Alan. Num Pages: 190 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KJ; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLW; HBTB; JFSJ1; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of the West Indies Press Jamaica
Number of pages
190
Condition
New
SKU
V9789766401016
ISBN
9789766401016
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 41.56

Hardback. Exploring violence as part of political economy and rejecting stereotypical explanations of African violence as endemic or natural to African cultures, this work includes essays that examine a continent where the boundaries on acceptable force are shifting and the distinction between violence by the state and against the state is not always clear. Editor(s): Bay, Edna G.; Donham, Donald L. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1H; 3JJ; HBJH; HBLW; HBTZ; JFFE; JPW. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 599.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Virginia Press United States
Edition
annotated ed
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813925691
ISBN
9780813925691
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 55.00
€ 50.73

Hardback. Presents readers with scholarship on public celebrations and popular culture throughout Mexican history. This book discusses aspects of Mexico's popular culture from the seventeenth century onwards. It examines a range of Mexican expression, including Corpus Christi celebrations, New Spain, stone murals, and folk theater. Editor(s): Beezley, William H.; etc.; Martin, Cheryl E. (University of Texas, El Paso, USA); French, William E. (University of British Columbia, Canada). Series: Latin American Silhouettes. Num Pages: 374 pages, photographs, further reading. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3J; HBTB; JFC; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 699.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
374
Condition
New
SKU
V9780842024167
ISBN
9780842024167
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 149.89

Paperback. Presents readers with scholarship on public celebrations and popular culture throughout Mexican history. This book discusses aspects of Mexico's popular culture from the seventeenth century onwards. It examines a range of Mexican expression, including Corpus Christi celebrations, New Spain, stone murals, and folk theater. Editor(s): Beezley, William H.; etc.; Martin, Cheryl E. (University of Texas, El Paso, USA); French, William E. (University of British Columbia, Canada). Series: Latin American Silhouettes. Num Pages: 374 pages, photographs, further reading. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3J; HBTB; JFC; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 164 x 22. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
374
Condition
New
SKU
V9780842024174
ISBN
9780842024174
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 64.02

Hardback. This annual review is dedicated to research on jazz and its related musical forms. It contains numerous musical examples, a book review section, a portfolio of jazz photographs, and bibliographic surveys. Articles include treatments of McCoy Turner, Bill Evans, Charlie Parker and Jimmy Smith. Editor(s): Berger, Edward; Cayer, David; Martin, Henry; Morgenstern, Dan. Series: Annual Review of Jazz Studies. Num Pages: 352 pages, photographs. BIC Classification: 3JJPR; AVGJ; GBCY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 145 x 24. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Scarecrow Press United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810840560
ISBN
9780810840560
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.29

Hardback. Bringing together historians and political scientists, this unique collaboration compares nineteenth-century civil societies that failed to develop lasting democracies with civil societies that succeeded. Editor(s): Bermeo, Nancy Gina; Nord, Philip G. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JH; HBJD; HBLL; JHMC; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9780847695492
ISBN
9780847695492
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 195.29

paperback. Culture does not become 'culture' until it is consumed. This is a radical new interpretation of early modern social history by leading specialists from North America and Europe, who explore a wide variety of topics. Editor(s): Bermingham, Ann; Brewer, John. Num Pages: 664 pages, 61 black & white halftones, 54 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 3JD; 3JF; HBG; HBLH; HBTB; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1428.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Routledge United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
664
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415159975
ISBN
9780415159975
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 138.90

hardcover. In this book an international group of scholars examines China's acceptance and ultimate rejection of Soviet models and practices in economic, cultural, social, and other realms. Editor(s): Bernstein, Thomas P.; Li, Hua-Yu. Series: The Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series. Num Pages: 562 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 1FPC; 3JJP; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 162 x 39. Weight in Grams: 989.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
562
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739142226
ISBN
9780739142226
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 223.44

Hardback. In 1900, China chose to take on imperialism by fighting a war with the world on the parched north China plain. This multi-disciplinary volume explores the causes behind what is known as the Boxer war, examining its particular cruelties and its impact on China, foreign imperialism in China, and on the foreign imagination. Editor(s): Bickers, Robert; Tiedemann, R. G. Num Pages: 260 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJC; HBJF; HBLW; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 162 x 24. Weight in Grams: 517.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
260
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742553941
ISBN
9780742553941
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 152.17

Paperback. "Literature at the Barricades" provides an overview of the 1930s literary scene with reprints of such classic as James T. Farrell's "The End of a Literary Decade". Editor(s): Bogardus, Ralph Franklin; Hobson, Fred. Num Pages: 225 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; DSBH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 155 x 28. Weight in Grams: 658.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
The University of Alabama Press United States
Number of pages
225
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817300791
ISBN
9780817300791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 29.44

Paperback. Where do most of the former members of Congress go after leaving office? This book is a chronicle of where former members are living, what they are doing, how they happened to leave Congress-voluntarily or not-and what they see for themselves in the future. Editor(s): Borders, Rebecca; Dockery, C.C. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; JPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
University Press of America United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780819198204
ISBN
9780819198204
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 56.87

hardcover. A collection of essays that examines the idea of future in early modern European literature, politics, religion, science, and social life. Investigating how both elite and popular writers represented their access to or control over the future, it proposes fresh insights into one of the defining characteristics of modernity. Editor(s): Brady, Andrea; Butterworth, Emily. Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. Num Pages: 262 pages, 5 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1D; 3J; DSB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 488.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Routledge United Kingdom
Number of pages
262
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780415995405
ISBN
9780415995405
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 184.18

hardcover. Offering an approach to the history of the modern state, this text concentrates on the 18th century and on two cases, those of Britain and Germany. Using a comparative study, it deconstructs certain cliches about the two states and forces one to rethink how to study states in the early modern era. Editor(s): Brewer, John; Hellmuth, Eckhart. Series: Studies of the German Historical Institute, London. Num Pages: 412 pages, 20 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DFG; 3JF; JFCX; JPA; JPHC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 145 x 30. Weight in Grams: 666.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
412
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199201891
ISBN
9780199201891
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 155.35

hardcover. Emerging in 1918 from the devastation of WWI, the modern pacifist movement expanded rapidly and soon became organized on a transnational basis. These essays present aspects of the movement's development to the end of WWII. Editor(s): Brock, Peter; Socknat, Thomas P. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 3JJG; 3JJH; GTJ; JFFE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 159 x 41. Weight in Grams: 895.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780802043719
ISBN
9780802043719
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 109.20

Paperback. Editor(s): Bush, Harold K., Jr. Series: Writers in Their Own Time. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 369.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Iowa Press United States
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781609380441
ISBN
9781609380441
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 25.40

Focuses on the sixteenth-century pictorial manuscript known as the "Mapa de Cuauhtinchan No 2". This work features the mapa's rare images - including sixteen full-size sections and a nearly quarter-size facsimile - accompanied by fifteen illustrated essays that explore the meanings and uses of the document, and its complex narrative. Editor(s): Carrasco, David; Sessions, Scott. Num Pages: 550 pages, 300 colour photographs, one 18 X 30 colour sheet, 16 halftones, 109 line drawings, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3JB; DSBD; DSK; HBJK; HBLH; HBTB; WCS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 305 x 229 x 47. Weight in Grams: 2976.
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of New Mexico Press United States
Number of pages
550
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826342836
ISBN
9780826342836
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 125.35
€ 116.88

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