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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

hardcover. Combining the efforts of scholars of history, literature and the social sciences, the essays collected in this volume explore some of the ways culture interacted with political power in late imperial China. Editor(s): Huters, Theodore; Wong, R.; Yu, Pauline. Series: Irvine Studies in the Humanities. Num Pages: 516 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3H; 3J; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 165 x 36. Weight in Grams: 890.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
516
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804728676
ISBN
9780804728676
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 111.94

hardcover. This book argues that the "Yan'an Way," long celebrated by the Chinese Communist Party as the foundation and model for its success, was a product of quite special circumstances that were not replicable in most other parts of China. Num Pages: 360 pages, 9 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJF; HBLW; JPFC; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 161 x 26. Weight in Grams: 671.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804728256
ISBN
9780804728256
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 90.19

hardcover. This work studies Nahuas and Spaniards in the central Mexican jurisdiction of Coyoacan from the Spanish conquest until 1650, crafting a multidimensional portrait of their relations in both institutional and informal settings. Num Pages: 376 pages, 9 half-tones 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1KLCM; 3JB; 3JD; HBJK; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 26. Weight in Grams: 721.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804727730
ISBN
9780804727730
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 95.36

hardcover. In the Ming and Qing periods, the Chinese read fiction in editions with commentary printed on the same page. This book investigates the influence of traditional Chinese commentary on fiction and on the way Chinese fiction was written. Num Pages: 444 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3H; 3J; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 160 x 30. Weight in Grams: 710.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
444
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804727204
ISBN
9780804727204
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 101.07

paperback. A ground-breaking history of Prohibition and a new creation story for the powerful American state. Num Pages: 352 pages, 8 pages of illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLW; JPQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 290. A ground-breaking history of Prohibition and a new creation story for the powerful American state. Num Pages: 352 pages, 8 pages of illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLW; JPQB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
WW Norton
Condition
New
SKU
9780393353525
ISBN
9780393353525
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.14

paperback. Largely as a result of the country's expanding economy, Ireland has been transformed from one of the poorest to one of the richest countries in the European Union. This is a guide to understanding how Ireland and the Irish people have changed over the years. It also examines the nature of Irish character and the fusion of tradition and change. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJPR; 3JMC; HBJD1; HBLW3; HBTB; JFC; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 463.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780268028862
ISBN
9780268028862
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 22.32

hardcover. Editor(s): Syrett, David. Series Editor(s): Jones, Dr. Ben. Series: Navy Records Society Publications. Num Pages: 554 pages. BIC Classification: 3JF; BJ; HBTM; HBW; JWF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 224 x 148. Weight in Grams: 882.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
554
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754651796
ISBN
9780754651796
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 123.66

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages, 69 b/w illustrations, 11 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1KJC; 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJPG; AMC; JPHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 252 x 177 x 22. Weight in Grams: 798.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816678112
ISBN
9780816678112
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 34.78

hardcover. In 1774 delegates from twelve English colonies in North America assembled in congress. This assemblage laid the foundation for the first national political body in the United States. This is a study of the Congress from 1774 to 1789, the 15 years of its existence. Series: Stanford Studies in the New Political History. Num Pages: 392 pages, 34 line diagrams 14 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; HBJK; HBLL; JPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 157 x 29. Weight in Grams: 730.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804722933
ISBN
9780804722933
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 84.14

Paperback. Highly detailed and clearly written, this book is the first full-length study of the complex system of practices, beliefs and taboos which surrounded conception and childbirth in early modern Europe. Num Pages: 348 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; HBJD; HBLH; HBTB; JHBF; MQDB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 20. Weight in Grams: 506.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
348
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745618401
ISBN
9780745618401
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.36

Paperback. aeo This is the first history of exploration to focus on the experience of non--European peoples who were colonized. aeo It is an extremely wide--ranging work of comparative history, which draws its case studies from the cultural encounters and collisions initiated by the English, Spanish, Portugese and French. Num Pages: 224 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; HBTB; HBTQ; HBTR; JFC; RGR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 226 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 328.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745611570
ISBN
9780745611570
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.98

Paperback. Traces the history of Germany from 1933 to 1945, discusses the Nazi rise to power, and examines the scholarly research into the nature of Nazism. Num Pages: 200 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 11. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Publisher
Routledge
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415078610
ISBN
9780415078610
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 61.61

Paperback. Explores the world of the thumbscrew and the rack, engines of torture authorized for investigating crime in European legal systems from medieval times into the eighteenth century. Drawing on juristic literature and legal records, this crisply written book provides an account of how European legal systems became dependent on the use of torture. Num Pages: 240 pages, 8line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3J; HBT; LA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 143 x 15. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226468945
ISBN
9780226468945
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 26.81

Paperback. Num Pages: 398 pages, 15 halftones. BIC Classification: 3JJ; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 153 x 25. Weight in Grams: 614.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
1St Edition
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674698437
ISBN
9780674698437
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 40.27

Paperback. The real story of Oliver Twist and Fagin's children. Num Pages: 160 pages, 70. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 173 x 14. Weight in Grams: 302. 160 pages, 70 Illustrations. The real story of Oliver Twist and Fagin's children. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB. Dimension: 238 x 173 x 14. Weight: 302.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Amberley
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848688469
ISBN
9781848688469
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 23.07

Paperback. Published to coincide with the first anniversary of the election, this book looks at the Coalition government in the context of conservative ideas and seeks to assess what, if anything, is new about it. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JMC; JPFK; JPFM; JPH; JPL. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 156 x 232 x 10. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Policy Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847428530
ISBN
9781847428530
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 33.75

Hardcover. This work locates the CIA's origins in government-wide efforts to reorganize national security during the transition from World War II to the Cold War. The author believes that the creation of the CIA was the culmination of years of negotiation among numerous policy makers. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJH; 3JJPG; HBJK; HBLW; JPQ; JPSH; JWKF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 23. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Univ Pr of Kansas
Condition
New
SKU
V9780700610242
ISBN
9780700610242
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 69.82

paperback. By the 1920s, Jews were - by all economic, political, and cultural measures of the day - making it in America. This book shows that most Jews felt culturally obliged to mark themselves as different - and believed that doing so made them both better Jews and better Americans. Num Pages: 264 pages, 22 halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLW; JFSR1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 154 x 232 x 16. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691116532
ISBN
9780691116532
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 32.25

paperback. Addresses the emergence of uncertain pluralism in the region following the disintegrations of the communist regimes in 1989. This book considers issues and challenges that have marked Eastern Europe from 1939, through World War II and the era of socialism. Editor(s): Ramet, Sabrina Petra. Num Pages: 440 pages, 4 maps, 1 bibliog., 1 index. BIC Classification: 1DV; 3JJH; 3JJP; HBJD; HBLW; JP; KC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 231 x 29. Weight in Grams: 628.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
440
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
SKU
V9780253212566
ISBN
9780253212566
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 25.36

Paperback. Presents the re-emerging sense of community within the German-speaking Jewish population of Germany and Austria in the two decades after World War I. This book shows that while Jews may have experienced a deepening sense of impending crisis and economic decline, a renewal of Jewish communal life took place as new groupings sprang up. Editor(s): Brenner, Michael; Penslar, Derek J. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFA; 1DFG; 3JJG; HBJD; HBLW; HBTB; JFSR1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 21. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253212245
ISBN
9780253212245
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 26.49

hardcover.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
SKU
V9781849664950
ISBN
9781849664950
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 114.85

Hardback. Tells the continuous story of queer American workers from the mid-1960s through 2013. This book chronicles the evolution of labor politics with queer activism and identity formation, showing how unions began affirming the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers in the 1970s and 1980s. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJP; 3JM; JFSK; JHBL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 230 x 21. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Temple University Press,U.S. United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Format
Hardback
SKU
V9781439911396
ISBN
9781439911396
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.59

Hardback. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 161 x 21. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
Format
Hardback
SKU
V9780801448638
ISBN
9780801448638
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.72

Hardback. Num Pages: 288 pages, over 150 bw images. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; HBG; HBWQ; JWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 225 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1724.
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Format
Hardback
SKU
V9780764329326
ISBN
9780764329326
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 56.36
€ 53.99

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