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    • Bischof, Günter; Karlhofe, Ferdinand; Williamson Jr., R. Samuel (2014)
      For the past 100 years some of the greatest historians and political scientists of the twentieth century have picked apart, analyzed and reinterpreted this sequence of events taking place within a single month in July/early ...
    • Ward, Richard (2015)
      Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh ...
    • Stanziani, Alessandro (2014-01-01)
      For the first time, this book provides the global history of labor in Central Eurasia, Russia, Europe, and the Indian Ocean between the 16th and 20th centuries. It contests common views on free and unfree labor, comparing ...
    • Damir-Geilsdorf, Sabine; Lindner, Ulrike; Müller, Gesine; Tappe, Oliver; Zeuske, Michael (2016-11-15)
      Parallel to the abolition of Atlantic slavery, new forms of indentured labour stilled global capitalisms need for cheap, disposable labour. The famous coolie trade – mainly Asian labourers transferred to French and British ...
    • Jeppesen, Chris; W.M. Smith, Andrew (2017)
      Looking at decolonization in the conditional tense, this volume teases out the complex and uncertain ends of British and French empire in Africa during the period of ‘late colonial shift’ after 1945. Rather than view ...
    • Ward, Richard (2015)
      Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh ...
    • Ward, Richard (2015)
      Through studies of beheaded Irish traitors, smugglers hung in chains on the English coast, suicides subjected to the surgeon's knife in Dresden and the burial of executed Nazi war criminals, this volume provides a fresh ...
    • Goetz, Hans-Werner; Conrad, Lawrence; Jokisch, Benjamin; Rebstock, Ulrich (2009)
      The subjects of this volume are views and perceptions of the “other” (i.e. strangers, enemies or curiosities) within the Islamic world, as well as in the interplay between the Islamic and non-Islamic worlds. More than 20 ...
    • Goetz, Hans-Werner; Conrad, Lawrence; Jokisch, Benjamin; Rebstock, Ulrich (2009)
      The subjects of this volume are views and perceptions of the “other” (i.e. strangers, enemies or curiosities) within the Islamic world, as well as in the interplay between the Islamic and non-Islamic worlds. More than 20 ...
    • Lawrance, Benjamin N.; Stevens, Jacqueline (2017-01-03)
      Citizenship is often assumed to be a clear-cut issue - either one has it or one does not. However, as the contributors to Citizenship in Question demonstrate, citizenship is not self-evident; it emerges from often obscure ...
    • Hook, Glenn D. (2005)
      Contested Governance in Japan extends the analysis of governance in contemporary Japan by exploring both the sites and issues of governance above and below the state as well as within it. This volume discusses the contested ...
    • Magarey, Susan (2014)
      Dangerous Ideas explores sex and love, politics and performance, joy and anguish in a collection of essays focussed on the history and politics of the Women’s Liberation Movement and one of its offshoots, Women’s Studies, ...
    • Keiner, Christine (2020)
      HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century; SCIENCE / History; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / History
    • Salvisberg, Melanie (2017)
      Out of a wide perspective, the study examines the development of flood control in the region of the river Gürbe in Switzerland from 1855 to 2010. It shows not only technical progresses, but also changes in philosophy. The ...
    • Somma, Alessandro; Brutti, Massimo (2018)
      "Comparative law and the history of law are traditionally devoted to expanding the context of legal rules and legal institutions. Comparison involves history, as the well-known motto proclaims, but history also involves ...
    • Beltran, Alain; Laborie, Léonard; Lanthier, Pierre; Le Gallic, Stéphanie (2017)
      <P>What interpretation(s) do today’s historians make of electrification? Electrification is a process which began almost a hundred and fifty years ago but which more than one billion men and women still do not have access ...
    • Hampf, Michaela M. (2020)
      M. Michaela Hampf analyzes American history from the end of the Civil War to the epochal year 1898. She argues that the rise of the United States to become an imperial power had already begun in the years following 1865. ...
    • Duve, Thomas; Kroppenberg, Inge; Linder, Nikolaus; Srikantan, Geetanjali; Bandeira, Galindo; Rodrigo, George; Buis, Emiliano J; Castro, Fernández; Belem, Ana; Donlan, Seán Patrick; Zollmann, Jakob; Andrés Santos, Francisco J.; Parise, Agustín; Zimmermann, Eduardo; Delbecke, Bram; Heimbeck, Lea; Kemme, Clara; Pifferi, Michele; Duve, Thomas (2014)
      "Legal History presents a broad panorama of historical processes that trigger theoretical reflections on legal transfers and legal transplants and on the problem of the reception and assimilation laws and other modes of ...
    • Jaspert, Nikolas; Sebastian, Kolditz (2018)
      The history of individual seascapes has recently become a vibrant and innovative field of research. Nonetheless, connections between seas (entre mers) and the imagination of lands „beyond the Sea“ (Outre-mer) have only ...
    • Christoyannopoulos, Alexandre; Adams, Matthew (2018)
      "Anarchism and religion have historically had an uneasy relationship. Indeed, representatives of both sides have regularly insisted on the fundamental incompatibility of anarchist and religious ideas and practices. Yet, ...