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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Addresses the problems defined by writers and artists during the post-dictatorship years in Argentina and Chile, years in which both countries aggressively adopted neo-liberal market-driven economies. This work is suitable for Latin Americanists, literary and political theorists and those involved with the study of postmodernism and globalisation. Series: Latin America Otherwise. Num Pages: 352 pages, 10 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1KLSA; 1KLSH; 3JJP; A; DSBH; HBJK; HBLW3; JFC; JHM; KCS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 153 x 23. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780822328186
ISBN
9780822328186
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 31.69

Paperback. Num Pages: 194 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBG; HBLC; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 206.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1960
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
194
Condition
New
Edition
Revised
SKU
V9780801490620
ISBN
9780801490620
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 22.76

paperback. In the autumn of 1502 three giants of the Renaissance period - Cesare Borgia, Leonardo da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli - set out on one of the treacherous military campaigns of the period. This work focuses on this collusion of three iconic figures of the Italian Renaissance to unite three mighty strands of the period - war, politics and art. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 3JB; ACND; HBJD; HPCB; JFCX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9781845951214
ISBN
9781845951214
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.10

Paperback. In this study, Linda M. Grasso demonstrates that using anger as a mode of analysis and the basis of an aesthetic transforms our understanding of American women's literary history. She explores how black and white 19th-century women writers defined, expressed and dramatized anger. Series: Gender and American Culture. Num Pages: 344 pages, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; 3JH; DSBF; JFSJ1; JFSL1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 381.
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
KEX0228137
ISBN
9780807853481
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Hardback. The arts of industry encompassed both liberal and mechanical realms. This title argues that mechanics and artisans used four principal means to describe and rationalize their work: drawing, model-making, societies and publications. It also examines the status of the mechanical arts from the medieval period to the seventeenth century. Series: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. Num Pages: 576 pages, 200 black-&-white illustrations + 60 colour images. BIC Classification: 3JF; AGP; AK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 214 x 40. Weight in Grams: 2424. Series: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. 576 pages, 200 black-&-white illustrations + 60 colour images. The arts of industry encompassed both liberal and mechanical realms. This title argues that mechanics and artisans used four principal means to describe and rationalize their work: drawing, model-making, societies and publications. It also examines the status of the mechanical arts from the medieval period to the seventeenth century. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 3JF; AGP; AK. Dimension: 287 x 214 x 40. Weight: 2424.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300160420
ISBN
9780300160420
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.57
€ 49.97

Paperback. Explains why the workers at the Ashio copper mine joined together for three days of rioting against the Furukawa Company in February 1907. In the course of this historical analysis, this book takes on some of the most influential critical perspectives on Japanese social and labour history. It will interest scholars of labour history. Editor(s): Gordon, Andrew. Translator(s): Boardman, Terry. Series: Comparative & International Working-Class History. Num Pages: 296 pages, 11 illustrations, 4 figures, 2 maps, 9 tables. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJC; HBG; HBLL; HBTB; JPWF; KNAT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 229 x 23. Weight in Grams: 517.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Duke University Press Durham
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822320180
ISBN
9780822320180
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.20

Paperback. In this fascinating volume, renowned historian Howard M. Sachar relates the tragedy of twentieth-century Europe through an innovative, riveting account of the continent's political assassinations between 1918 and 1939 and beyond. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLW; HBTB; JFSR1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 648.
Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442609181
ISBN
9781442609181
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 37.13

Hardcover. In this fascinating volume, renowned historian Howard M. Sachar relates the tragedy of twentieth-century Europe through an innovative, riveting account of the continent's political assassinations between 1918 and 1939 and beyond. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLW3; HBTB; JPWL1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 163 x 27. Weight in Grams: 784.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442609198
ISBN
9781442609198
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 80.40

Paperback. On 27 May 1942 a Czech agent threw a bomb at a passing Mercedes Reinhard Heydrich was travelling in. The assassination sent a shock wave through the Nazi leadership and provoked ferocious reprisals against Czechs and Jews. This book is based on archive material and interviews with surviving members of SOE and Czech military intelligence. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8pp plates. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JPWL1; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Birlinn Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KRF2232878
ISBN
9781843410362
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 4.99

Paperback. In 1812 John Bellingham made his way to the Palace of Westminster. In the lobby, he shot the Prime Minister, Spencer Perceval. There was no mystery about the killer's identity, but why did he do it? This book tells the story of how John Bellingham was let down by the British Establishment and how he took his revenge. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB; JPWL1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 123 x 19. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750944014
ISBN
9780750944014
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 13.32

Paperback. Explores the multiple meanings of the November 2004 murder of Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh and the different reactions it elicited: among the Amsterdam-based artistic and intellectual subculture, the wider Dutch public, the local and international Muslim communities, the radical Islamic movement, and the broader international community. Series: Politics, History, Culture. BIC Classification: 1DDN; 3JMC; JFC; JKV; JPW. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 150 x 235 x 14. Weight in Grams: 320.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Duke University Press
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822344063
ISBN
9780822344063
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.39

Paperback. At the time George W Bush ordered forces to invade Iraq, 70 per cent of Americans believed Saddam Hussein was linked to 9/11. When asked to list what stuck in their minds about the campaign, voters most frequently named two Bush TV ads that played to fears of terrorism. How did the US get here? Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JMC; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 224.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
First Printing
SKU
KNW0005915
ISBN
9780747593348
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 7.13

Paperback. A powerful indictment of the Bush-led radical Right's disdain for the principles of reasoned decision-making, and a rallying cry for a return to reason-based policies at home and abroad Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JM; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408891964
ISBN
9781408891964
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.59

Paperback. The true story of the wives behind the American Space Race, the challenges they faced in the '50s and '60s, and the 40 year friendship that bound them together. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJP; BT; TTDS; VFV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Headline Publishing Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780755362622
ISBN
9780755362622
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Hardcover. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198736776
ISBN
9780198736776
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 21.24

Paperback. How Bostonians fashioned a shining image of their city in the early nineteenth century. Num Pages: 248 pages, 17 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBES; 3JH; AM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 159 x 16. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Massachusetts Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781558495180
ISBN
9781558495180
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 27.43

Paperback. The tenth volume in Samuel Eliot Morison's classic History of the United States Naval Operations in World War II focuses on the war on enemy submarines, a war fought up and down the Atlantic coast from Nova Scotia to Brazil Num Pages: 448 pages, photo section. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWF; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 229 x 28. Weight in Grams: 632.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591145769
ISBN
9781591145769
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 31.48

Paperback. A succinct yet comprehensive introduction to the history of the Atlantic world in its entirety. The book explores discrete themes such as conquest, trade and race in an holistic Atlantic context, and provides a thorough overview of key and cutting edge scholarship in the field for an undergraduate audience. Num Pages: 260 pages, 8 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1K; 3JF; HBJK; HBLH; HBLL; HBTQ; HBTS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 402.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
260
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230272743
ISBN
9780230272743
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.32

Hardback. The atomic bomb was a marvel of modern science, but it left a devastating imprint on the world - particularly in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese cities that were chosen as sites for the attacks. The loss of life in these cities was catastrophic. This book examines the reasons for using the bombs and the outcomes of their use. Series: Great Historic Disasters. Num Pages: 128 pages, full-colour & black-&-white photographs & illustrations, sidebars, chronology & timeline,. BIC Classification: 3JJH; YQH. Category: (ES) Secondary. Dimension: 240 x 175 x 13. Weight in Grams: 412.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Chelsea House Publishers United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780791097380
ISBN
9780791097380
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 38.66

On December 7, 1941, the planes of the Japanese First Carrier Striking Force sank or severely damaged 18 American warships lying at anchor at the Pearl Harbor naval base on the island of Oahu. This book examines the history leading up to the attack, and the specifics of the raid itself. Series: Milestones in American History. Num Pages: 128 pages, full-colour & black-&-white photographs, biographical sidebars, excerpts from primary sou. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJH; YQH. Category: (ES) Secondary. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 13. Weight in Grams: 402.
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Chelsea House Publishers United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781604130102
ISBN
9781604130102
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 38.66

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